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Auburn Great Gets Well Deserved Recognition

By on May 11th, 2016 in Baseball, News 4 Comments »
auburn-fathers-gabe-grossjpg-86d2ea788a36df3c Gabriel Jordan played football, basketball, and baseball at Northview High School in Dothan, Alabama. After high school, the gifted athlete signed a football scholarship with Auburn University and became a starter on both the football and baseball teams. Jordan is not Gabriel’s last name though. It’s his middle name. It wa... Read Full Story

Three Auburn Players on ALL-SEC Teams – Cooper Named Player of the Year

By on May 10th, 2016 in News, Other Sports 2 Comments »
11135434 The SEC office released the league's All-SEC Softball Team today, and three Auburn Tigers were recognized for seven different honors. Heading the list is junior Kasey Cooper, who was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year as well as the overall SEC Player of the Year. Cooper is the first player from Auburn to be named Player of the... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Drops Fourth Straight, Avoids Sweep, Looks to SEC Tourney

By on May 10th, 2016 in Other Sports 4 Comments »

Auburn was ranked among the elite for much of the season, reaching as high as No. 2 in the nation. But, the Tigers have been on quite the slide thanks to uneven pitching, fielding, and batting. Auburn dropped four straight before beating Texas A&M on Senior Sunday. What's happened to the team that was ranked No. 2 in the nation just weeks ago?

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What Will Auburn Athletics Look Like A Year From Now?

Bruce Pearl Kentucky Derby Watching Auburn blow a one run lead in the bottom of the ninth Saturday at Alabama, I had the same thought as many others. When will it stop? Pick a sport: football, basketball, baseball. It’s all bad and has been for what seems like an eternity.It begs the question: What will Auburn athletics look like a year from now?With no... Read Full Story

Is the Sky Falling at Auburn?

By on May 5th, 2016 in Football, News 10 Comments »
Ryan Davis Ryan Davis (#83) about to break a big run on A-Day.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     This is the time of year when the preseason hype starts. College football magazines are starting to hit the checkout lines, and I start preparing scouting reports on Auburn's upcoming opponents next fall. Quite honestly, I've learned to hope that t... Read Full Story

Softball Blasted by Vols in Knoxville

By on May 4th, 2016 in Other Sports Comments Off on Softball Blasted by Vols in Knoxville

Auburn entered this past weekend with a 13-game SEC winning streak. They exited with their second series loss of 2016 and easily their worst two-game set in the last two years.

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SEC, Auburn and the NFL Draft

By on May 3rd, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »

Auburn has had 270 players drafted all time, including 31 first-round picks, 9 top-5 picks, and 4 number-1 overall picks. With the talent that is on The Plains now, the Tigers have definitely got some players who will be playing on Sundays in the future.

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Four Auburn Players Let Down Their Team – (Update: Court date set)

By on May 2nd, 2016 in Football, News 14 Comments »
GettyImages-496179792.0 News came today that four Auburn football players may have jeopardized their team's chances when the Tigers open against Clemson in September. The Purple Tigers were last year's runner up for the national championship, and Coach Dabo Swinney has already said he has started preparing for the September 3rd date.The four sophomores... Read Full Story

What Does Success Look Like for Malzahn?

By on May 2nd, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »
gus malzahn media days By month’s end, the preseason football publications will be on store shelves and with them numerous articles speculating about Gus Malzahn’s future at Auburn. He’s expected to headline a list of coaches that will “be fighting for their jobs” as September approaches.So what does success look like for Malzahn? What will ... Read Full Story

A Murky Look at the Offense

By on April 28th, 2016 in Football 8 Comments »
Offensive Prospects Tigers still apparently looking for a signal-caller.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! This week, we'll take a look at what we might expect to see out of the Auburn offense in 2016. The real question in everyone's mind is whether this team will return to shredding SEC defenses regularly for 30 or more points pe... Read Full Story

Go Crazy, Cadillac!

By on April 27th, 2016 in Football, Memories 3 Comments »
ChCadaAVEAA__Cn When news came recently that former Auburn running back Carnell Williams had taken a job coaching at the University of West Georgia, my mind immediately went back to his time on the Plains. Affectionately known by Auburn fans as "Cadillac," Williams is one of the all time Auburn greats.I recall a conversation I had with him at t... Read Full Story

What are Auburn Baseball Chances of Making the SEC Tournament?

By on April 26th, 2016 in Baseball Comments Off on What are Auburn Baseball Chances of Making the SEC Tournament?
6_4328970 (1) There was room for optimism last week for Auburn baseball. The Tigers had won an SEC series against Tennessee and pounded Alabama State 11- 2, prompting this writer to say the Tigers could still make the NCAA field with a good showing in the SEC Tournament.However, with just four weeks left in the regular college baseball season... Read Full Story

The What If Machine: Offensive Position Swaps

By on April 25th, 2016 in Football 4 Comments »

Like many teams, Auburn has depth, quality depth, and then question marks at a myriad of positions. This is no more true than on offense, where Auburn has five quarterbacks and only 12 offensive linemen. Questions surrounding depth and ability at running back and receiver make the 'What if Machine' wonder who could move positions and make an impact. Take a look at a few ideas.

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Tigers Split Double Header with FSU, Look to UGA – (Update: Tigers sweep Bulldogs)

By on April 22nd, 2016 in Other Sports Comments Off on Tigers Split Double Header with FSU, Look to UGA – (Update: Tigers sweep Bulldogs)

The red-hot Tigers welcomed 10th Ranked Florida State to Jane B. Moore field in a tough nonconference matchup. The Tigers and Seminoles split the doubleheader.

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A Bruising Defense!

By on April 21st, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »
Bruising Defense Tigers expect to return to elite status this season.(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! This morning, we'll take a look at what we might expect to see out of the Auburn defense in 2016. To me, it seems like yesterday when Auburn was regularly shutting opponents down. I can remember an early season knock-down dra... Read Full Story

Three Questions for Auburn Baseball

By on April 20th, 2016 in Baseball 6 Comments »
14464227-mmmain "We had to look each other in the eye and tell each other that we've got to be more fundamentally sound if we want to be competitive in our league,"said Auburn Baseball Coach, Butch Thompson after losing to Missouri the second week of April. "We feel like we've matched up pretty good every SEC weekend, and we don't have a serie... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Beats UAB, Crushes Hogs 54-0 in 3-Game Sweep

By on April 19th, 2016 in Other Sports 5 Comments »

Auburn's No. 3 ranked softball team headed to Fayetteville, but made a short stop in Birmingham to play in-state UAB. They left both teams in the dust with a combined 62-1 run differential which included two grandslams and home runs by eight different players.

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Kenny Chesney Prepares for Special Night at Jordan-Hare Stadium

By on April 18th, 2016 in Business - Entertainment Comments Off on Kenny Chesney Prepares for Special Night at Jordan-Hare Stadium
kenny chesney For as long as anyone can remember, A-Day has been THE spring event on Auburn’s campus. This year will be different. Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert plan to fill up Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night in the venue’s first ever big-time concert.While the number of tickets sold has not been disclosed, fans are expected to exc... Read Full Story

Auburn Equestrian Wins National Championship in Dramatic Fashion

By on April 17th, 2016 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
Auburn Equestrian "It was a dramatic finish," said Auburn Equestrian Coach Greg Williams after his team won the Tigers' fourth National Championship in Waco, Texas.Auburn competed in the finals against TCU, sweeping the Horned Frogs in Equitation on the Flat. However, the Tigers only held a 7-5 lead entering the final event. Then Blair McFarlin d... Read Full Story

Post-Spring Wrapup

By on April 14th, 2016 in Football 36 Comments »
Orbit handoff Ryan Davis is shown gearing up for a big orbit handoff run!(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! Spring drills are done, and the long offseason enters its longest stretch. We've all now had several days to digest the A-Day game and to read various opinions on what it all meant. Gloom and doom over the quarterback ... Read Full Story