When the weather turns cool, the competition heats up. (Sorry, that was awful.)
Two SEC games and two should-be wins greet the Tigers in the season's second month.
Will any players not listed on the preseason all-conference teams garner postseason honors?
The first month of the season isn't too bad, but it should give us a good indication of what Auburn's 2013 season will look like.
Auburn will be a little thin in the secondary and on the defensive line against the Cougars.
Demetruce McNeal was going to be Auburn's top returning tackler, but the loss will affect depth more than anything else.
The Tigers have their signal caller for 2013.
Only two weeks remain until Auburn's opening game against Washington State.
Auburn didn't receive any votes in the preseason rankings.
Wide receiver is a huge unknown for the Tigers going into this season.
The Tigers' starting quarterback against Washington State will be a newcomer. Oh, and Kiehl Frazier is moving to safety.
The Tigers held their second scrimmage of the fall Saturday morning. What did the coaches learn about their team?
Well, the Aggies' first year-plus in the SEC has been interesting. We chatted with Derek from SB Nation's A&M blog, Good Bull Hunting, discussing A&M's 2013 expectations, the game against Auburn and the NCAA investigation into Johnny Manziel.
The Tigers held their first scrimmage of the fall on Wednesday.
The Tigers are in full pads. It's time to get serious.
There are question marks at quarterback and wide receiver, but Auburn shouldn't have trouble picking up yards on the ground.
It's still early, but perhaps we're seeing some separation in the grouping of quarterbacks.
Our offseason Q-and-A's continue, this time with The Ghost of Jay Cutler, proprietor of SB Nation's Ole Miss blog Red Cup Rebellion.
Not a ton of solid news on the first day of fall practice, other than football players participating in fall practice.
What did the poll get right, and where did it miss.
The Tigers will go into 2013 under the radar, just the way we like it.
The Tigers brought in several highly-touted recruits on National Signing Day 2013. Which prospect will become an impact player this year?
It appears to be a four-man race. Who's going to come out on top?
Auburn landed six players on the preseason all-conference teams.
The Tigers will avoid that late August and early September heat.
One of the worst Auburn teams ever nearly beat the Bayou Bengals last year. How will the good Tigers fare in Baton Rouge this season?
The Tigers' special-teamers earned some preseason accolades.
The junior is listed among the nation's best tight ends.
Auburn's defensive end is in the early running for the award for college football's top defensive player.
If the folks at EA Sports are correct, the Tigers' D will go from awful to one of the nation's best.
Auburn opens conference play in Week 3 against the Bulldogs, and Gus Malzahn will try to lead the Tigers to their first SEC win since 2011.
Vegas thinks the Tigers will finish the 2013 campaign in the six-or-seven victory range.
Gus Malzahn faces the team that gave him his first college head coaching job.
That's what NCAA Football 14 says.