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REACTS: We’re Back!

NCAA Football: Advocare Classic-Auburn vs Oregon Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

In about 24 hours, we will be back to normal. No, covid won’t disappear. It will still be an election year. California will still have fire tornadoes.

But at 11 AM central on September 25th, 2020, we’ll be able to sit on our couches, yell at a television, wear our orange and blue best, and watch some damn football. Man it feels good to say that.

As we did back before college athletics took a six month hiatus, we’ll be tracking the pulse of the Auburn Family. Many of you are already signed up to be a part of REACTS, an SBNation initiative to gather fan input on a myriad of different college-sports related questions. If you aren’t signed up, all it requires is an email signup and about 20 seconds each week to answer a few questions.

Let’s get to the first order of business, shall we?

This feels about right to me. If you polled Auburn fans today, I’d say about one in five would be anti-Gus. Regardless of the taste the bowl game left in everyone’s mouth, though, I’d say Gus has done a magnificent job guiding this program through the toughest offseason, both on and off the field, in recent memory.

I’m not sure what exactly is drawing folks towards FSU/Miami, aside from perhaps the schadenfreude of watching a terrible Florida State team. Miami with Rhett Lashlee and D’Eriq King is actually quite fun to watch, and I’m looking for them to put up a whole host of points in this one.

Speaking of Miami...