Auburn Tigers Articles

This was not a typical year for Auburn.That much has been well-established. Two improbable finishes and a record-setting SEC championship game landed the Tigers in the final BCS championship game.Beyond the route to the title game, Auburn built its...
David Fox
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Florida State gets a lot of good players from Florida. This is no surprise. But Florida State has long been a national brand with the power to recruit anywhere and anyone in the nation. In its heyday under Bobby Bowden, the Seminoles landed classes...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
At the beginning of the season, Auburn and Florida State were considered longshots to play for the national championship. Fast forward to Jan. 6 in Pasadena, and that’s the unlikely, yet highly anticipated matchup to determine college...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Florida State and Auburn will do battle in the 15th and final BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 6, in Pasadena, Calif.It marks the second trip to the BCS national title game for Auburn, both coming in the past four years. The berth for...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast returns after a brief holiday hiatus to talk about the three big stories in college football. The Texas job remains opens as the Longhorns (maybe) close in on candidates. David Fox and Braden Gall discus the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
The game of football is won and lost with a complete team effort. Are quarterbacks more important than backup guards? Of course. But the outcome is celebrated and opined by an entire roster of players big and small. That doesn't mean that...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Ole Miss Rebels
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test, while others fall on the sabermetric side of things. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Clemson Tigers
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. I finished the regular season 43-34-1 and that is where — if it were...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tre Mason
Nothing says the New Year quite like a good end of the year list.For this college football countdown to end 2013, we look back at the best individual performances from the calendar year — from the New Year’s Day bowl games to today.We...
David Fox
1 year ago
The end of the year is a time of reflection.In that spirit, think back to the highlight of the first day of college football season. On that Thursday in August, Ole Miss defeated Vanderbilt 39-35 in a game that featured two lead changes in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
The 2013 college football regular season had distinct and unique character. The No. 2 team in the nation didn’t lose every weekend like in 2007. And one player didn’t captivate the nation like Cam Newton in 2010 or Johnny Manziel last...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 21 and extends until Jan. 6 with the BCS National Championship in Pasadena between Auburn and Florida State.With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Thanks to the Heisman Trust, media folks and other voters had to wait until the day after the ceremony to reveal their ballots.Not that it added to any of the suspense Saturday night: Jameis Winston’s coronation as the Heisman winner has been...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The Heisman Trophy ceremony Saturday night is more of a formality than an unveiling.Florida State is going to win its third Heisman Trophy when redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston accepts his award over the weekend. He will join Chris...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
Has anyone had a crazier calendar year than the Auburn Tigers? Ever?Who else is in the mix? From college football, Ohio State's 2002 squad would qualify. So, too, would Auburn's '10 team and the LSU Tigers of '07. The '69 New...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
David Cutcliffe
With the exception of Saturday’s Army-Navy game, college football’s regular season is in the books. Only 36 games separate college football fans until the long offseason, but with another week until the bowl season starts, it’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The 2013 season was one of the most unpredictable we have seen in the SEC in quite some time. The two teams that met in the league title game — Auburn and Missouri — combined to record a 2–14 record in conference play last season...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nick Marshall
Auburn is 60 minutes away from extending the SEC’s national title streak to eight in a row. The Tigers are a surprise contender for the BCS title, but this team is one of the hottest in the nation and moved to the No. 2 spot after Ohio State...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Kevin Hogan
College football’s regular season is over and the postseason is set. 35 bowl games take place, starting on Dec. 21 and stretching until the national championship on Jan. 6. Which bowls should you tune into?Athlon ranks and previews all of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Despite fears to the contrary two weeks ago, the final BCS standings and selection for the major bowls featured little controversy or drama.Ohio State lost in the Big Ten title game, clearing the path for Auburn to be the undisputed No. 2 team....
David Fox
1 year ago
Tre Mason
By the time Missouri took a 17-14 lead in the second quarter, Saturday’s SEC Championship Game was already was one of the wildest title games in league history.Then Tre Mason happened.On Auburn’s next drive, Mason rushed for 49 yards on...
David Fox
1 year ago
The SEC season could end no other way.Starting with the second week of the season when Georgia beat South Carolina 41-30, the SEC hasn’t been the old defense-wins-championships league all year. It continued when Johnny Manziel and AJ McCarron...
David Fox
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn won’t be pursuing any other jobs this offseason, as the Tigers’ first-year coach agreed to a new six-year contract prior to the SEC Championship. Malzahn will make $3.85 million in 2014 and will receive a $250,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
It’s fair to say that back in the preseason no one predicted these two teams — who went a combined 2–14 in the league in 2012 — to meet in the SEC Championship Game. Auburn completed the unlikely worst-to-first journey with...
Mitch Light
1 year ago

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