Auburn football’s 2010s weren’t actually bookended by Outback Bowls. The 38-35 victory over Northwestern 10 years ago rightfully belongs to the 2009 season; if you count that as part of the just-concluded decade, you have to logically shift the Tigers’ recent 31-24 defeat to Minnesota to the 2020s. But who cares about logic in the […]
I’ve rewatched this play a lot lately: Obviously, a different fourth-down completion has since emerged as the go-to example for anyone delving into the intersection of Auburn victory over Georgia and good fortune/divine intervention (delete as applicable). But it’s easy to imagine prayer at work in this one, too. Given how close Aromashodu is to […]
I laughed. What else could I do? No, Anders Carlson missing a potential game-icing field goal with 1:14 to play against Ole Miss isn’t something I’d have found funny at any other point in my Auburn football-watching life. But the Tigers had outgained the Rebels 502-to-232 at that point. They’d entered Ole Miss territory 10 […]
Bruce Pearl and his Auburn men’s basketball team tipped off their encore season to March’s SEC tournament championship and Final Four berth by downing Georgia Southern 83-74 at Auburn Arena Tuesday night. And now that we’ve reminded ourselves that Auburn men’s basketball won an SEC tournament championship and Final Four berth last season, let’s talk […]
We should talk about our expectations for this Auburn football season. We should also talk about our desires for this Auburn football season. We should recognize those aren’t the same thing.