Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 193, May 30, 2019



On a Saturday night, Memorial Day weekend, May 25th, 2019, tragedy struck in a two car accident, taking the lives of Auburn legendary play-by-play announcer Rod Bramblett, and his wife, Paula.

Join show cohosts Coach John Ray and Doug Dean as they fondly remember the life and brilliant impact of Rod Bramblett, the “voice of the Auburn Tigers” since 2003, and for 10 years prior to that calling Auburn baseball.



Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 192, April 17, 2019

Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean with an in-depth discussion of the apparent strengths and weaknesses for Gus Malzahn’s 2019 Auburn football team.

While the focus among fans is naturally the competition at QB, there appears to be an embarrassment of riches at a few other positions.

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 191, April 12, 2019

After an absolutely obligatory tip of the hat to Auburn Coach Bruce Pearl, and the 2018-2019 Auburn basketball team’s historic Final Four run, Coach John Ray and Doug Dean take a sneak peak at a few of the key findings from Coach Gus Malzahn’s spring work for the coming football season.

With Auburn’s A-Day game this weekend, the available analytical data to forecast this 2019 football season will ramp up!

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 190, February 7, 2019

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode190, February 7, 2019

Breaking down the Auburn 2019 Signing Class

Ah, the twists, turns, and 12th hour drama that is college football recruiting!  On the “second wave” of signing day, February 6, 2019, the Auburn Tigers landed several critical targets including 4-star DL Charles Moore, and top 100 running back Mark-Antony Richards.

The sting lingered, however, with the shocker “flip” of 550-day Auburn committed WR, George Pickens, who signed with Georgia. 

Join cohosts Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the analysis of this 11th ranked college football signing class, which is loaded with a number of likely high-impact players, even as true freshmen.

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 189, January 18, 2019

Will Auburn finish strong in recruiting?

Coach Gene Chizik said it well – college football recruiting is a lot like shaving, if you go one day without doing it, it starts to show.

Join cohosts Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for discussion of important developments in college football and Auburn football, with a particular focus on how Malzahn’s staff is working to finish strong leading up to the February 6th, 2019 (second) national signing day.

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 188, January 1, 2019

There is always a danger in reading too much, or alternatively, too little into a dominating Bowl win in terms of what it may portend for the following football season. For example, the 2003 Auburn Tigers ended that disappointing season with an impressive 28-14 Music City Bowl win over Wisconsin, and in 2004, ran the table undefeated, though spurned from the BCS “mythical” National Championship game. But as many or more Bowl game wins – or losses – prove to be irrelevant to the following season’s fortunes.

Join show cohosts Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the discussion, in this the first show of the New Year!

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 187, December 19, 2018

With Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn having survived apparent opposition to his continued tenure as head coach in 2019, the focus moved quickly to the critical early signing period in recruiting.  The Auburn staff is to be commended for holding the 2019 signing class largely intact to this point.

Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the analysis!

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 186, November 30, 2018

Sorting out the mess: How secure is Gus Malzahn as Auburn head coach?

In the wake of a frankly embarrassing 7-5 regular season which included blowout “Amen Corner” losses to archrivals Georgia and Alabama, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has arguably his lowest level of fan base support since 2013.

The lack of confidence in Malzahn is by all evidence not limited to rabid Auburn fans, but is pervasive among Auburn power brokers who reportedly have worked to press Auburn president Stephen Leath and AD Allen Greene to find a way to move on from the Malzahn era immediately.

Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the discussion as Bowl season is upon us!

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 185, November 22, 2018

As a 24 1/2 point Iron Bowl underdog, the 2018 Auburn Tigers certainly have the table set for what would indisputably be college football’s most stunning upset of the year, should they find a way to navigate the admittedly narrow path to victory in Bryant-Denny stadium this Saturday.

Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the discussion of Iron Bowls past, and the factors which most likely will have to come into play for the Tigers to pull the shocker against the # 1 ranked, undefeated Crimson Tide.

Auburn Football All-Access Podcast, Episode 184, November 16, 2018

As Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn tries to pick up the pieces from yet another embarrassing loss to archrival Georgia in Athens, a very disappointing 2018 season result of 7-5 looms as likely with the remaining two games including a likely win over Liberty this Saturday, followed by what appears a near impossible road game against No. 1 ranked, undefeated Alabama on November 24th.

Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean for the discussion of where things stand with Malzahn, and with Auburn football heading into next season as Malzahn appears likely to return for his 7th season as Auburn head football coach.