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“To Whom Much is Given Much Will Be Required” – (Auburn’s new linebacker coach)

By on January 8th, 2016 in Football 13 Comments »
635877970476495299-travis-williams-2004-10-09 "I understand the expectations and responsibility of being the linebackers coach at Auburn. I understand Auburn and those that laid the foundation before me ... To whom much is given, much will be required." Words spoken by Travis Williams, new Auburn linebackers coach.Just two days after Kevin Steele was introduced as Auburn's ... Read Full Story

A Look Ahead at the Auburn Defense

By on January 7th, 2016 in Football 5 Comments »
Future stars Who will make an impact next season?(Photo by Acid Reign.)     War Eagle, everybody! It's a new year, and it's time to look forward. Typically in December, I try to take a look back at the Auburn football team and reminisce. This year, I felt like the carcass of a last place finish in the SEC West should be buried. And good ... Read Full Story

Auburn Keeps One Player and Loses Another to NFL Draft

By on January 6th, 2016 in Football, News 2 Comments »
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The decision has to be especially welcome to new defensive coordinator, Kevin Steele. In fact, that yell that folks in east Alabama heard was probably Steele celebrating the good news.

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“I’m Confident We Have What It Takes To Be Champions”- Kevin Steele

By on January 6th, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »

This day was more like a homecoming for a little boy who grew up following Auburn and dreamed of some day being a part of the Orange and Blue.

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Danjel Purifoy’s Eligibility Still Up In the Air

By on January 5th, 2016 in Basketball, News 5 Comments »
26 It's January 5th, and Danjel Purifoy's eligibility is still in question as we enter 2016. Last Thursday, Coach Bruce Pearl updated the situation by saying, “It’s still out there, and it’s still an ongoing process,” Pearl said. “We do expect some finality sometime in January.”This is a new development from what Pearl ... Read Full Story

Auburn Gets Big Win Against UT, Prepares for Gamecocks

By on January 4th, 2016 in Basketball 1 Comment »

Auburn won their SEC opener for the first time since the 2012-2013 season and only the second time since the 2006-2007 season. The Tigers beat Bruce Pearl's former team, the University of Tennessee by raining three-pointers. Up next is a top-25 showdown with South Carolina. How do the two teams match up? Read inside!

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Is Jay Jacobs in Trouble?

By on January 4th, 2016 in Football 17 Comments »
Jay Jacobs' job security has been the subject of message board fodder for months. Rumors ranging from big donors wanting him gone before any large scale projects start to over-reaching into football operations, it seems the rumor mill won’t stop.Last week during an interview on a Birmingham radio station, Jacobs was finally as... Read Full Story

Auburn Basketball: SEC Play Begins

By on January 2nd, 2016 in Basketball 36 Comments »
auburn-e1447379471872 The Auburn men's basketball team begins the SEC season today when they face the Tennessee Volunteers (7 - 5) in the Auburn Arena at 1:00 pm CST. The game is scheduled to be aired on CBS.It's been a little bumpy for the Tigers (6 - 5) coming out of the shoot. The team is back from a long Hawaii trip and a somewhat disappointing o... Read Full Story

Happy New Year from Track ‘Em Tigers!

By on January 1st, 2016 in Memories 12 Comments »
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As we enter the New Year together, let’s resolve to appreciate the love we share for Auburn because ...

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Auburn Suffocates Memphis! (Grading Auburn’s 31-10 win in the Birmingham Bowl)

By on December 31st, 2015 in Football 19 Comments »
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War Eagle everybody! It's time now for the Acid Reign Report on Auburn's 31-10 win over the Memphis Tigers in the Birmingham Bowl. After a rough year and unlikely trip to Legion Field, the Auburn Tigers closed with a successful outing under gray skies. The men from the Plains shook off some first half mistakes, and throttled the Tigers from Memphis in the second half.

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Gus Malzahn Has Found His Man … in Kevin Steele

By on December 30th, 2015 in Football, News 24 Comments »

Reports out of Louisiana surfaced that LSU was making an effort to keep Steele in Baton Rouge. But on the 24th day after Will Muschamp took the head job at South Carolina, Gus Malzahn found his man. His impressive resume includes ...

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Mangle Memphis! – (Auburn vs. Memphis, Open Thread)

By on December 30th, 2015 in Football 2 Comments »
Bham Bowl Thread Tigers return to Legion Field for the first time since 1998.     War Eagle, everybody, and good morning! It's Birmingham Bowl day, as our Tigers take on the Tigers of Memphis . For Auburn, today will see the end of this season. The Tigers can either finish with a winning record or a losing one, depending upon the outcome of ... Read Full Story

Acid Reign to Host Open Thread of Birmingham Bowl

By on December 30th, 2015 in Football, News Comments Off on Acid Reign to Host Open Thread of Birmingham Bowl
f72ee9a606a9c5e00ef4659a6b67ec7b-original Track 'em Tigers editor, Acid Reign, will be hosting an open thread today of the Birmingham Bowl. Check back with us and join the discussion of the game as it unfolds. And be sure to look for his postgame review Thursday morning as he breaks down the game with unit grades. War Eagle and ...Beat Memphis!... Read Full Story

The Defensive Coordinator Search Rolls On…

By on December 29th, 2015 in Football 14 Comments »
635580672326654326-USATSI-8197786 It has been twenty-six days since South Carolina hired Will Muschamp, and the Tigers are still without a defensive coordinator. Hopefully the coaching search begins to look a bit clearer following Auburn's bowl game on Wednesday. But for now, let's take a look at some of the possible candidates...Tom Allen (South Florida DC)... Read Full Story

Bright Spots in 2015: Auburn’s Future Stars

By on December 28th, 2015 in Football 12 Comments »

What young stars wowed you in 2015? Take a look at several that caught Best5Zach's eye!

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Return to the Old Gray Lady – (a preview of Auburn vs. Memphis)

By on December 26th, 2015 in Football 14 Comments »

Considering expectations for both teams earlier in the year, Birmingham is not the destination these two Tiger teams had in mind. Auburn was expected to win the SEC Title and go to the playoff. Memphis roared out to an 8 - 0 start and had their own holiday playoff visions dancing in their heads.

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What Did Santa Bring You for Christmas?

By on December 25th, 2015 in Football, Memories 17 Comments »
1125helmetpaintcards_large All the gifts are unwrapped, and the living room 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 for Christ... Read Full Story

Merry Christmas From Track’em Tigers

By on December 24th, 2015 in Football, Memories 10 Comments »
auburnchristmas More than anything else, Track’em Tigers is a community – a family. Everyone has a special place here. And on the night before Christmas 2015, the staff and I want to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas!... Read Full Story

Five Potential DC Candidates from Outside the SEC

By on December 24th, 2015 in Football 21 Comments »

Potential names to replace Will Muschamp have come and gone. Almost all have something in common: SEC ties. But, are SEC ties a requirement? Let's talk about some names from elsewhere in college football whose on-field product is just as good, and whose paycheck is much less.

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The Most Important Aspect of Defense Doesn’t Show up in Stats

By on December 23rd, 2015 in Football 7 Comments »
Trying to follow Auburn's search for a new defensive coordinator, one has to wonder why most of the names being mentioned seem to have ties to the SEC. One reason might be the stats put up by SEC defenses.But statistics can say whatever the user would like. So which ones are important? Well, I don't believe any single one is all... Read Full Story