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Predicting the Future: How Malzahn’s Offenses Fare in Season Openers

By on August 23rd, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »

With little information coming out of fall camp, fans are left to speculate on what will happen on September 3rd. What does the past tell Auburn fans about Gus Malzahn's ability in season openers? What about nonconference opponents? Take a look.

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Track ‘Em Tigers Ready For Football Season

By on August 22nd, 2016 in Football, News 6 Comments »
13408616-mmmain With just under two weeks till Auburn opens against Clemson, the staff here at Track 'Em Tigers are getting excited about the 2016 season. Consequently, we’ve taken the opportunity to change our weekly lineup for covering Auburn Football.As usual our week will begin on Mondays with an editorial from our Publisher, Jay Coulter.... Read Full Story

Rod Bramblett Gets You Ready for Auburn Football

By on August 22nd, 2016 in Football, News 9 Comments »
There was a time when no one envied Rod Bramblett. More than a few said there would never be anyone as beloved as the late Jim Fyffe. His catch phrase, Touchdown Auburn! was as much tradition as Toomer’s lemonade. None of that talk seemed to bother Bramblett, who is now in his 13th year as Auburn’s play-by-play announcer fo... Read Full Story

READY OR NOT……It’s 2016 TET College Pick’em Time

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It is ROLL CALL for all you pick'em experts to sign up for our 9th ANNUAL TRACK 'EM TIGERS PICK'EM Contest. The first week’s games are already listed, and everyone is welcome to play whether you are an Auburn Tiger fan, SEC fan, or any other conference or team fan! We invite you to have some fun with us and test your picking skills (football that is). If you haven’t signed up yet, you’ll need ...

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From the Eagle’s Nest

By on August 19th, 2016 in Football 35 Comments »
110814-25-CFB-Auburn-Gus-Malzahn-OB-PI.vresize.1200.675.high.46 College football in Auburn sits just 15 days away, and questions continue to surround the Tigers as they get set to face Clemson in their season opener. Almost all of those questions surround the offense and whether or not Gus Malzahn can recapture the magic that makes his offenses so popular and hard to stop. The losses of both... Read Full Story

School Starts, and Position Races Rage On

By on August 18th, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
johnathan-ford-brandon-monroe-128bba815e353390 War Eagle, everybody! Two-a-days are done, and classes have started at Auburn. Here we are, just a little more than two weeks from the season opener. Defending ACC champion Clemson visits, and we still don't know who the starting quarterback or running back will be. I'm not sure the receiving lineup has been nailed down either. ... Read Full Story

Give Malzahn a Chance to Make Right Decision at Quarterback

By on August 16th, 2016 in Football 19 Comments »
John Franklin Perspective is a funny thing. In Tuscaloosa and Athens, the fact that a quarterback has not been named is met with indifference. It’s just part of the process and in due time, a starter will be picked. In Auburn, it’s something akin to a death watch.When will it happen? Who’s it going to be? If you have three, then you don... Read Full Story

Must Win Games For Each SEC West Coach in 2016

By on August 15th, 2016 in Football 15 Comments »

Everyone loves lists, especially when there is so little information flowing to fans. While most every list is out there, one you might not find is one listing what games coaches of the vaunted SEC West must win. Take a look!

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Auburn Completes 2nd Scrimmage, Starting Quarterback Not Yet Named

By on August 13th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »

Outside looking in, it certainly appears that the coaches are giving John Franklin III every opportunity to take control of the quarterback race. Whether that’s more of a testament to a lack of confidence in Sean White or to Franklin’s athletic ability is anyone’s guess.

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Auburn Quarterback Battle Update: Decision Could Be Postponed Till Season Opener

By on August 12th, 2016 in Football, News 22 Comments »
20095594-mmmain Just when Auburn's quarterback race seemed to be narrowing down to Sean White being named the Tigers' starting quarterback, Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashee said the decision might not be made till game time September 3rd. Although Head Coach Gus Malzahn said in his Sunday press conference that he might be ready to name the ... Read Full Story

Camp Notes, Week Two!

By on August 11th, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! We are now into the second week of fall camp, and most teams have already scrimmaged once. I had planned to do an Iron Bowl preview this week, but I think I am going to hold off another week, thanks to subterfuge and lack of information on quarterback races coming out of both camps. Instead we'll take a look at what we're hearing from week two of fall camp.

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Five Players on Auburn Offense Poised to Have a Breakout Year

By on August 10th, 2016 in Football 22 Comments »
-992915ab3ed66f66 After a disappointing 2015, the Auburn Tigers enter the 2016 football season with a lot of new faces along with a lot of questions. Perhaps the biggest of which is how much can the Tiger offense rebound from last year’s 9th place SEC finish in total offense. However, there are reasons for optimism. For one, the Tigers will ha... Read Full Story

Best of the SEC West: Defensive Rankings

By on August 9th, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »
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The SEC has the best defenses in the country. The SEC West has the best defenses in the SEC. Who will have the best defensive units in 2016? Take a look!

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All Signs Point to Sean White at Quarterback

By on August 8th, 2016 in Football, News 30 Comments »
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Zach Bland/Auburn Athletics ESPN personality Kirk Herbstreit didn’t hesitate yesterday when asked who should start at quarterback for Auburn. In a series of tweets, he wrote, “They (Auburn) need Franklin to be the guy (playmaker at QB). 8 wins would be huge!”Gus Malzahn must have missed the message. All signs at fall camp point to Sean White leading ... Read Full Story

Gus Malzahn Says Quarterback Could Be Named After Tuesday’s Scrimmage

By on August 7th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »
15647818-mmmain Coach Gus Malzahn met with the media Sunday after Auburn's first scrimmage of the fall in pads. Among other things, the Auburn coach discussed his quarterback situation, saying that freshman Woody Barrett could go live during the next scrimmage. However, the three experienced QB's (Sean White, Jeremy Johnson, and John Franklin, ... Read Full Story

“We’ve Got A Long Way To Go” – Auburn Defensive Coordinator, Kevin Steele

By on August 6th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »

The new Auburn defensive coordinator said he was pleased to see that his players, "Came back in very good shape with a very good attitude." Of course he gave the typical rundown on key personal. Probably a significant point on personnel was Steele's ...

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Jovon Robinson, John Franklin III, and the Changing Entropy at Auburn

By on August 5th, 2016 in Football 18 Comments »

Auburn relishes the underdog role, and fans seemed primed to watch the Tigers unleash a talented and underappreciated team. However, the events of the last week have cast serious doubts in the minds of some Auburn fans, beginning with possible QB John Franklin III's behavior on Last Chance U and ending with the dismissal of Jovon Robinson. Suddenly, the good entropy is gone, and some fans feel like bad energy may be surrounding the program in a critical year.

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Kicking off Fall Camp!

By on August 4th, 2016 in Football, News 18 Comments »
Practice Robinson An opportunity missed.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody. It is fall camp time! Yesterday, Auburn began official practice for the 2016 football season. It is a joyous time of year, brimming with unbridled optimism and excitement across the landscape. It is always such a welcome relief from the dog days of summer... Read Full Story

“This Year There Will Be No Distractions”—Gus Malzahn (includes video)

By on August 3rd, 2016 in Football, News 8 Comments »
19149313-mmmain Gus Malzahn met the media at the end of Auburn's first day of fall camp and gave a rundown of the Tigers' first practice. He talked about the usual things: effort, player injuries, and team unity. Most importantly he let it be known that he would not allow any distractions to team unity this year when he announced he had dismiss... Read Full Story

Auburn Begins Fall Camp Facing One of Toughest Schedules in the Nation

By on August 3rd, 2016 in Football, News 15 Comments »
hi-res-9c52f19e0a47029af1d19a0bf0ea1a2a_crop_north It's finally here - Auburn Football is back! The Tigers begin fall camp today at 3 p.m. CT. While Auburn fans everywhere welcome this day, it brings with it quite a different feeling than last year. In 2015 there was almost a sense of euphoria as the Tigers were picked by the media to win the SEC and compete in the college foo... Read Full Story