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Sooners Roll Over the Tigers (Grading Auburn’s Sugar Bowl Loss)

By on January 5th, 2017 in Football 30 Comments »
sugar-run Auburn can't stop Oklahoma (AP Photo, Gerald Hebert)     War Eagle everybody. It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's 35–19 Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma. On the fast field in the Superdome in New Orleans, Auburn was able to keep on track for a half, trailing only 14–13 at the break. In the second half, t... Read Full Story

Tigers Drop SEC Opener to ‘Dawgs, ‘Dores Up Next

By on January 4th, 2017 in Basketball 2 Comments »

Auburn dropped its SEC opener in front of a loud and excited sellout crowd, despite leading Georgia 51-43 at the half. Auburn's youth showed, and poor shot selection in the second half sunk the Tigers. Will they get back on track and eclipse last season's win total against Vandy? Luke Kornet dominated Auburn last season as the 'Dores finished off Tigers for the 12th straight time behind his triple-double. Read about the matchup!

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Sickening Sight in Superdome

By on January 4th, 2017 in Football, News 33 Comments »
Jan 2, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA;  Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops waves to the crowd as he leaves the field following a win over the Alabama Crimson Tide in a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Oklahoma defeated Alabama 45-31. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

This is a guy that should have never even been playing in this game. One that hasn’t truly been held accountable during his college career. His coach said it himself by stating that if the incident had occurred today, he would have been kicked off the team.

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UnSweet Sugar Bowl Loss Affirms Tigers’ Need For Two Competent Quarterbacks

By on January 3rd, 2017 in Football, News 36 Comments »
hi-res-c8229054812ffb4c060d04401d705f8d_crop_north Auburn quarterback Sean White led the Tigers to an opening touchdown drive in the 83rd Sugar Bowl and in the process broke his forearm trying to score down close. Fans knew something wasn't quite right with the signal caller afterwards as he struggled to complete passes. X-rays at half time confirmed he had broken his right fore... Read Full Story

Sink the Sooners! (Auburn vs. Oklahoma Open Thread)

By on January 2nd, 2017 in Football 2 Comments »
sugar-campbelltub Tigers return to the Sugar Bowl for the first time since 2005!(Photo: Ed Reinke, AP)     War Eagle, everybody, and Happy New Year! Tonight, the Auburn Tigers will take on the Oklahoma Sooners in the Sugar Bowl. For the Tigers, it's a chance for redemption after a sour end to the regular season. Oklahoma should come in ... Read Full Story

Can Auburn Complete a Sweet Season in Tonight’s Sugar Bowl?

By on January 2nd, 2017 in Football, News 6 Comments »
0c71de6c20e3460bb228aa01d519641d-655eb6f56ca846a48c7f77647988ac78-1 The big day is finally here, Auburn takes on Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl tonight at 7:30 CT. It’s been a long up and down season for the Tigers, punctuated by injuries to their leading offensive players. However, quarterback Sean White and running back  Kamryn Pettway are expected to be back to their old selves.A season, which... Read Full Story

This and That On a Holiday Week

By on December 29th, 2016 in Football 17 Comments »
bowl-practice Bowl practices should once again be valuable for this team (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! Bowl week is here, and we are thrilled! The Auburn Tigers are in New Orleans for the new year's weekend, gearing up to play the Oklahoma Sooners in the Sugar Bowl. The game will air at 7:30 PM CST Monday night, Ja... Read Full Story

Bowl Season’s Mentality Shift

By on December 28th, 2016 in Football 22 Comments »
Jan 1, 2016; Pasadena, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey (5) celebrates with the Offensive Player of the Game Trophy after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2016 Rose Bowl at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-233952 ORIG FILE ID:  20160101_lbm_usa_117.JPG When did bowl games begin to lose their luster? I remember bowl season being my favorite part of the college football season when I was younger. To be able to sit at home on break from school and have the ability to watch college football throughout the holiday season was wonderful. Now, we have talented, future NFL players si... Read Full Story

Tuesday Ramblings From The Plains

By on December 27th, 2016 in Basketball, Football, News 19 Comments »
mercedes-benz_superdome-sugar-bowl-wikipedia1 The Auburn football team arrives in New Orleans today to begin its final week of preparations to play in the 83rd Sugar Bowl. It will be the Tigers’ first appearance in the Big Easy since 2005 when Auburn beat Virginia Tech 16–13.After opening the season with a 1–2 record, no one gave the Tigers a chance to finish with a ... Read Full Story

What Did Santa Leave Under Your Tree?

By on December 26th, 2016 in Memories, Uncategorized 15 Comments »
falling All the gifts are unwrapped, and the living room still looks like Santa had a head-on collision with the Christmas tree. Winnie and I both had some Orange and Blue under the tree, how about you? It’s that time of year when I open a thread so everyone at TET can tell what they got for Christmas.Share what cool things you got fo... Read Full Story

Merry Christmas From Track ‘Em Tigers

By on December 24th, 2016 in Memories, Uncategorized 10 Comments »
e53ec03ed34e9792aca1bf575d55732c As our thoughts move away from football this weekend and toward our family and friends, I want to take a moment to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas. I know I speak for the entire staff when I say that our best wishes and prayers are with all of you this holiday season.As we share time with the people who mean the most to u... Read Full Story

An Off and On Offense

By on December 22nd, 2016 in Football, News 5 Comments »
offensive-review Things started to pick up against the Bayou Bengals (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! This morning, we'll take a look back at the 2016 Auburn offense. After the 2015 Auburn offensive implosion, I think every Auburn fan was hoping that year was an anomaly. In the years that Coach Gus Malzahn has coached at... Read Full Story

TV Broadcast Schedule for College Football Bowl Season – 2016

By on December 21st, 2016 in Football, News 3 Comments »
sean-white-kamryn-pettway If you listen to the talking heads on TV and sports radio, you hear a lot about how there are too many bowls this time of year. Frankly, this writer doesn’t understand the derision. The bowl season is one of the best times of the year for the college football fan. It’s a three week period packed full of inter-conference game... Read Full Story

Tigers Set to Take on Oklahoma, UConn

By on December 21st, 2016 in Basketball, News 1 Comment »
T.J. Dunans (4).
Auburn basketball vs Georgia Southern on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 in Auburn, Ala. 
Dakota Sumpter/Auburn Athletics

Auburn fought back against a surprising Mercer team and came away with a win, thanks to T.J. Dunans' buzzer beater. The Tigers travel to Connecticut to take on the Sooners and UConn Huskies this week.

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Morning Musings: Expectations

By on December 21st, 2016 in Basketball, Football, News 3 Comments »
Nov 27, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA;  Auburn Tigers guard T.J. Dunans (4) takes a shot against the Northwestern State Demons during the second half at Auburn Arena. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

From Auburn Basketball to where to buy Sugar Bowl tickets ... Considering the fact that Austin Wiley was still in high school just a few weeks ago, the freshman center looked pretty strong and comfortable in his role on Sunday. Now he and the the Tigers have the opportunity to be in the national spotlight when they take on Oklahoma tonight at 6:30 p.m. CT.

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Salvatore Cannella: A Scouting Report

By on December 20th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »

Auburn backed up the signing of Jarrett Stidham by signing a highly rated JUCO tight end, Salvatore Cannella. Just what kind of player is Cannella? Take a read.

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Dunans Carried Off Court After Win

By on December 18th, 2016 in Basketball 8 Comments »
Sometimes, it's the unexpected things in life that bring the most joy. That was the case today at Auburn Arena. A surprisingly big crowd was on hand to see Austin Wiley, the most heralded freshman since Charles Barkley, take the court. But when it was all over, it was senior T.J. Dunans who was being carried off the court by his... Read Full Story

Tigers Bury Coastal Carolina With Record-Setting Performance

By on December 16th, 2016 in Basketball, News 2 Comments »

After suffered a bad loss in Madison Square Garden, Auburn lost two starters indefinitely to suspension. Still, the Auburn Tigers bounced back big against their former coach.

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Best and Worst of the SEC Divisional Era

By on December 15th, 2016 in Football, Memories, News 14 Comments »
chizik-goes-nuts The “Ears Whitworth” of each SEC school, revealed!     War Eagle, everybody! This morning, I had planned to go over the Auburn offense from the past season. Quite honestly, that was a project with a little glory in the center, sandwiched between two pretty awful stale bread crusts. Instead, I decided to steal an id... Read Full Story

Gus Malzahn First Pre-Sugar Bowl Press Conference (with video)

By on December 14th, 2016 in Football, News 1 Comment »

The Auburn head coach addressed several topics in his press conference following the Tigers’ first practice for their January 2nd date with Oklahoma. Malzahn commented on the rumors that DB coach Wesley McGriff may be hired by Ole Miss as well as on the commitments this week from Jarrett Stidham, the nation’s No.1 JUCO quarterback, and Salvatore Cannella, the No. 2 JUCO tight end. The team's preparation for the Sugar Bowl ...

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