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New Faces, Same Results for Auburn Softball

By on October 18th, 2016 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
Kaitlyn Crocker (1).
Auburn softball vs Wallace State CC-Dothan on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 in Auburn, Ala.
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Auburn softball opened up its fall season this past weekend with four dominant wins. Along the way, Auburn's super-talented freshmen proved their worth. Auburn will finish the fall season this coming Friday.

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Hog Hate Week: Thoughts on Auburn vs Arkansas

By on October 18th, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »
hqdefault It's Arkansas week. Take a trip into Zach's mind for a few minutes. The season is at the halfway point, and it could easily go either way for the Auburn Tigers. Current projections have Auburn playing Kansas State in the Liberty Bowl. Most fans would agree that, for better or worse, they would like to avoid playing in Memphis ... Read Full Story

Give Gus Malzahn Passing Grades

By on October 17th, 2016 in Football 11 Comments »
Mid-season grades are being passed out all over the country. While not quite National Honor Society, Auburn gets a solid A/B report card. That’s a far cry from early in the semester. Has Gus Malzahn finally righted the ship? Is he finally off the hot seat? The gamblers in Las Vegas think so. Despite an impressive win over Ol... Read Full Story

An Auburn family loss: Quentin Groves Dead at 32

By on October 15th, 2016 in Football, News 5 Comments »
Photo: Known for his lightening quick action off the line, Auburn's career sacks leader, Quentin Groves, has passed away according to multiple social media reports and confirmed by the university earlier this afternoon. He was 32.  The cause of death has not been made public, but sources say the former All-SEC star was in Trinidad cel... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule For Saturday 10-15-16

By on October 14th, 2016 in Football, News 8 Comments »
hi-res-130213745_crop_650x440 It’s the seventh week of the college football season, and there are several interesting games being played this weekend, including No. 12 Ole Miss at No. 22 Arkansas and No. 2 Ohio State at No. 8 Wisconsin.However, the most intriguing may be the CBS Game of the Week: No. 1 Alabama at No. 9 Tennessee. The SEC cross-divisional r... Read Full Story

Auburn’s Surprising SEC Stat-Leading Tailback

By on October 14th, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »

Much has changed since the conclusion of the 2015 season. Auburn's trajectory seems to be headed the right way, and quarterback play is much improved. Some might say that the Auburn defense is the biggest surprise of the year. Yet, Auburn's leading rusher in yards per game and yards per carry didn't record a single carry in 2015. In fact, this player is one of, if not the most, efficient backs in the SEC.

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Bye Week Blues

By on October 13th, 2016 in Football 14 Comments »
bye-week-offense It is mid-season in an interesting year.(Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Happy Thursday, and I hope everyone is enjoying this October! It is certainly one of my favorite months of the year. It's that time of year that you can get home from work, any day of the week, and turn on a football game on the TV ... Read Full Story

Catch of the Day at Cafe Malzahn

By on October 12th, 2016 in Football, News 10 Comments »
animals_other_hunting_beautiful_hungry_hunting_jump_nice_tiger_water_145985_detail_thumb AubTigerman's feature article yesterday got me thinking (a dangerous pastime—I know). If Sean White's numbers are quickly making him the top quarterback in the SEC, what other numbers can we glean from the season now that we've reached the halfway mark?Quite a few, actually.For one thing, I ran the numbers at the mid-season fo... Read Full Story

Turning the Corner

By on October 12th, 2016 in Football, News 8 Comments »
Oct 31, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers quarterback Sean White (13) throws a pass against the Ole Miss Rebels at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Garrett Reid-USA TODAY Sports And suddenly, there was life. Following a 38–14 blowout win against Mississippi State, Auburn enters its bye week with a 4–2 record and an immense amount of momentum. At first, it looked as if we were going to see the ugly game I was expecting in Starkville after a dropped pass from Tony Stevens that fell into the hands of... Read Full Story

Numbers Tell the Story: Sean White One of SEC’s Best Quarterbacks

By on October 11th, 2016 in Football, News 25 Comments »
auburn-mississippi-st_pric-4 Auburn cracked the Top 25 this week after a convincing win over Mississippi State. The No. 23 ranking is due in part to a revived defense. But perhaps more important has been the leadership and play of the Auburn signal caller, Sean White.Although he was a 4-star star athlete coming out of high school and won the Elite quarterba... Read Full Story

TET College Pick’em WEEK 6 Results

By on October 11th, 2016 in Football Comment »
Do you have what it takes to win the TET College Pick'em? Well, I said last week that I felt our Auburn Tigers would make a statement against Mississippi State, and they didn't disappoint! The Tigers were dominant throughout the game and took their foot off the gas in the second half to cruise to an easy 38–14 win. A big War Eagle to the team for being prepared to play an away game a... Read Full Story

“Our Job Is To Affect The Quarterback As Much As Possible.”

By on October 10th, 2016 in Football, News 10 Comments »
12155059-1 Auburn defensive end Carl Lawson had a career day in Auburn’s 38–14 blowout of Mississippi State. The senior has six sacks in his career, and two of those came in the Tigers victory over State. In addition, Carl constantly harassed Bulldog quarterback Nick Fitzgerald and finished with three tackles, two tackles for a loss, a... Read Full Story

Tigers Cruise Past Mississippi State! (Grading Auburn’s 38-14 Win)

By on October 9th, 2016 in Football, News 21 Comments »
msu-grades Tigers put the pop on the Bulldogs!(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)     War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's 38–14 win over Mississippi State in Starkville. In its first road game of the season, Auburn overcame an early turnover and ripped and shredded its way to a commanding 35–0 hal... Read Full Story

Beat the Bulldogs! (Auburn vs. Mississippi State Open Thread)

By on October 8th, 2016 in Football 1 Comment »
msu-thread Auburn will be on the road for the first time this season.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody, and good morning! It's an early kickoff for the Tigers, this week. At 11:00 AM, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will host the Auburn Tigers. The game kicks off on ESPN. It is do or die time for both teams. The lose... Read Full Story

College Football TV Broadcast Schedule For Saturday 10-8-16

By on October 7th, 2016 in Football, News 3 Comments »
sean-white-4734_rs1-usatoday Hurricane Matthew has made landfall in the U.S., causing flooding, property damage, and dangerous travel conditions for the Southeast coast. The severe storm caused several college football games to be cancelled or postponed including LSU–Florida which was scheduled to be broadcast on ESPN. As a result, Auburn–Miss. State, ... Read Full Story

A Weekend of Opportunity

By on October 7th, 2016 in Football 4 Comments »
8827936-sean-white-richie-brown-ncaa-football-mississippi-state-auburn-850x536 Another week, another important game for this Auburn coaching staff to show improvement on the offensive side of the ball. I hate to continue the game-to-game parade-of-progress preaching, but it's the truth. To be fair, the game planning against LSU was improved despite ongoing red-zone issues, and Auburn handled Louisiana-Monr... Read Full Story

A Morning Tussle in Starkville!

By on October 6th, 2016 in Football 12 Comments »
msu-week It should again be a noisy Saturday.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Can you believe that this weekend marks the halfway point of Auburn's season? It seems like just yesterday we were anticipating the season kickoff! This Saturday, Auburn has its first road game of the season at Mississippi State. A lot... Read Full Story

Getting Over The Hump

By on October 5th, 2016 in Football 17 Comments »
Jan 1, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn talks with the offense  in the first half against the Wisconsin Badgers in the 2015 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Say what you will about Coach Malzahn, but at least his teams go and get the job done against inferior opponents. You can't say the same about Butch Jones and Tennessee. While the Vols may be undefeated, they have struggled against two non-Power 5 schools this season—Appalachian State and Ohio. In Gus Malzahn's three and a h... Read Full Story

Auburn’s New Deep Threat Receiver

By on October 4th, 2016 in Football, News 4 Comments »

He arrived on the Auburn campus as a U.S. Army and Prep Star All-American. Rivals ranked the 4-star athlete the No. 11 receiver in the 2013 recruiting class. The 6'-4" 210 pounder was expected to challenge quickly to be the go-to receiver in the Auburn offense. However, fate had a different plan for ...

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TET College Pick’em WEEK 5 Results

By on October 4th, 2016 in Football, News Comment »
Pickem-Tigers War Eagle Everybody! A great win for our Auburn Tigers last Saturday over the War Hawks of Louisiana Monroe put a big cherry on top of last week's games. Auburn seems to be close to hitting stride and not too soon as the cowbells of Mississippi State are looming. I, for one, am looking for a victory statement from our Tigers.As ... Read Full Story