The 2018 Auburn football season began with high hopes and expectations. Fresh off a 2017 campaign that saw 10 victories, including two against No. 1 teams in Georgia and Alabama, the 2018 team was expected to accomplish something similar. Obviously, things didn’t go according to plan. In this three-part series, we’ll look at how the offense, defense and special teams performed, as well as assessing what the overall record probably should have looked like given the strength of
Auburn football previews Saturday's game against Tennessee inside Jordan-Hare Stadium. Listen below to comments from head coach Gus Malzahn, quarterback Jarrett Stidham, wide receiver Ryan Davis and middle linebacker Deshaun Davis. #AuburnTigers #GusMalzahn #DeshaunDavis #RyanDavis #JarrettStidham
Listen to what Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham had to say following the 24-13 win for the Tigers. Stidham was 19-of-33 for 245 yards and 2 TD passes. #JarrettStidham #Auburn #AuburnFootball #AuburnTigers #WarEagle #Tigers #Quarterback
Auburn covered the spread against massive underdog Arkansas, the defense held the Razorbacks to just three points, special teams made a big impact with Noah Igbinoghene running a kickoff back 96 yards, and Ryan Davis made several dynamic punt returns. Even still, Auburn’s 34-3 victory against Arkansas feels like yet another warning sign to a season of which so much was/is expected. The same questions that Auburn entered the season with have remained. An Auburn offense, with d
Auburn and Washington lived up to all the hype as the two played what was arguably the best game of the opening weekend in college football. Auburn came out on top, 21-16, putting to rest the claim that Mercedes-Benz Stadium was cursed for Auburn. But how much can be taken away from just one game? Here are the three biggest questions that were answered, and the three biggest questions that remain after Auburn’s opening week victory against No. 6 Washington. 1. Auburn can win
We are less than one week away from the start of college football and the start of Gus Malzahn's sixth season at Auburn. As we get closer to the start of the college football season, let's take a look at how Auburn has fared in the first game of the season under Gus Malzahn. The Tigers boast a 4-1 record in the five seasons that Malzahn has been head coach. 2013 - Auburn defeated Washington State 31 - 24 (Jordan-Hare Stadium - Auburn, AL) 2014 - #6 Auburn defeated Arkansas 45
Gus Malzahn (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Todd Van Emst) The College Football season has reached its' half-way mark for Auburn. Last week, the Tigers knocked off Ole Miss, 44-23, playing the final game at Jordan-Hare Stadium until November 10. This week, Gus Malzahn's Tigers travel to Baton Rouge to face LSU. While the Bayou Bengals have had their share of struggles, this could be a challenging game for Auburn. In 1999, Auburn traveled to "Death Valley" and knocked off LSU, 41-7.
Gus Malzahn during Tiger Walk before the Clemson game on September 9 (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Todd Van Emst) Opening Statement: Malzahn addressed the 11 A.M. kickoff, which will be the earliest kickoff for Auburn this season by four hours. He then went on to describe this week's opponent, Ole Miss. Malzahn has praise for the talent on the offensive side of the ball, and compares Rebel quarterback Shea Patterson to an SEC legend. "When you look at Ole Miss offensively, really
Jarrett Stidham throwing a pass during Auburn's road contest at Clemson on September 9 (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Todd Van Emst) Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham has continued to improve week-by-week, and has caught the attention of many award committees, including one based in his home state. The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, an award given to a Division 1 College Football Player born in Texas and/or graduated from High School in Texas, has named Stidham "National Player o
Auburn Quarterback Jarrett Stidham (8) hands football off to Kerryon Johnson during Saturday's 49-10 win over Mississippi State (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Dakota Sumpter) Auburn defeated their second straight conference opponent by more than 35 points Saturday night, when the Tigers rolled over Mississippi State, 49-10 at Jordan-Hare Stadium, to move to 2-0 in league play. Two of Auburn's main contributors in the win were recognized by the Southeastern Conference office Monday.