August 2019 Issue - On Newsstands Now!

Returning to His Roots

Auburn's head football coach took over as the play caller for his team's Music City Bowl victory over the Purdue Boilermakers. Considering how well that went for the Tigers and Gus Malzahn's previous history in the same role, it is no surprise that the coach plans to call the plays this season. By Stuart Carter

On the Comeback Trail

Eli Stove became an immediate contributor as a freshman wide receiver and continued to be an important player for the Tigers in year two with the team. However, he suffered a serious setback in 2018 with a knee injury, which he has been working to overcome for more than a year now as he heads into a do-over junior season. By Mark Murphy

Big Lineman Looking for Big Finish

A serious student as well as a seriously good football player, defensive -tackle Derrick Brown plans to take care of business in the classroom and leave Auburn with a degree in addition to what he will try to make a memorable senior season. By Mark Murphy

10 Offensive Questions for Tigers

The Tigers will have a new starting quarterback when they open the 2019 football season vs. the Oregon Ducks. How he will perform is one of many questions the offensive unit will try to answer as it looks to improve on last year's disappointing 8-5 record. By Mark Murphy

10 Defensive Questions for Tigers

Although the 2018 defense came through with multiple good performances, it wasn't as consistent or productive as the players hoped to be. Coach Kevin Steele's group will take the field with plenty of experienced players, but there are still a variety of questions that will determine just how good it will be as Auburn takes on a demanding football schedule. By Jason Caldwell