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2018 SEC Media Days Underway in Atlanta

SEC Media Days is underway this week in Atlanta.  It's the first time since 1985 that SEC Media Days hasn't been held in the Birmingham area. SEC Media Days runs July 16-19 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The…

Auburn Prepares to Make Post Season Run without Another Big Man

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore has had successful surgery on his left ankle. Pearl says the operation on Sunday "went extremely well" and doctors think recovery will take about four months. McLemore fractured and dislocated his ankle…

Auburn Falls 2 Spots to No. 12 in Latest AP Poll

Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. The Cavaliers earned 42 of 65 first-place votes in the poll released Monday. That's…

Two Auburn Players Skipping Senior Season to Enter NFL Draft

Auburn cornerback Carlton Davis and tailback Kamryn Pettway are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. Both announced their decisions Wednesday on social media. Tailback Kerryon Johnson has also declared his plans to turn pro. Davis is a…

Auburn Loses to Central Florida in the Peach Bowl

McKenzie Milton threw two touchdown passes and ran for 116 yards with another touchdown, leading No. 10 Central Florida to a 34-27 Peach Bowl win over No. 7 Auburn that capped the Knights' perfect…

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Between Auburn & UCF Sold Out

The 2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl between No. 12 UCF and No. 7 Auburn will ring in the New Year in front of a sold-out crowd at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. With this year’s sellout, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl has now sold out…

SEC QB Transferring to Big Ten School Next Season

Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson says he will transfer to Michigan. Patterson made his commitment in a tweet on Monday after visiting the Ann Arbor, Michigan, campus last weekend . Patterson is recovering from a right knee injury that cost him…

SEC Media Days 2018 Moving to Atlanta

The 2018 SEC Media Days will be held in Atlanta. The event was previously held in the Birmingham-Hoover area. This will be the first time in 33 years that the event will not be held in the Birmingham area.  

Sports Analyst Longshore Weighs in on Iron Bowl

    There was a lot of excitement in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday as Auburn knocked off the Number One team for the second time in two weeks. Sports Analyst John Longshore says Auburn was…

No. 6 Auburn Holds Off No. 1 Alabama, 26-14 in Iron Bowl

The 82nd edition of the Iron Bowl did not disappoint for Auburn fans as the Tigers defeated top ranked Alabama, 26-14. Tigers quarterback Jarrett Stidham exemplified moments of excellence throwing for 237 yards on 21-of-28 attempts, while also adding 51…

Auburn fined $250k After Iron Bowl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has fined Auburn $250,000 after fans rushed onto the field to celebrate a win over No. 1 Alabama. The SEC announced the fine a couple of hours after the sixth-ranked Tigers' 26-14 Iron…

Extra: The Dye Effect

Sports Reporter Darrell Puckett, sat down for an Exclusive one-on-one interview with Auburn coaching legend, Pat Dye, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Iron Bowl and his last game coaching.

Six-Person Advisory Committee to Help Choose Auburn's Next AD

The search for Auburn University’s next athletics director is set to begin immediately with assistance from a six-person advisory committee. “We’re excited to see the high caliber of leaders interested in the position,” said Auburn President Steven Leath. “Jay Jacobs…

Alabama now #1 in Playoff Rankings; Auburn #6

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time. Wisconsin was fifth and Auburn was up to sixth in…

Indictments Returned in College Hoops Bribery Scheme

A federal grand jury in New York City has returned indictments against four college basketball assistant coaches charged in a bribery scheme. The grand jury returned the indictments Tuesday against eight of 10 men arrested in September. Prosecutors say the…

Jay Jacobs Steps Down as Auburn Athletic Director

Longtime Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he will step down by June 2018. Jacobs announced Friday in a letter to Auburn fans that he informed President Steven Leath of his decision earlier this week. He says he will leave…

Auburn Basketball Players Suspended Indefinitely Amid FBI Investigation

Auburn will hold out sophomores Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy indefinitely in connection with a federal investigation into associate head coach Chuck Person. Auburn Athletics Department released following the following statement regarding the suspension of two star players: “To avoid…

Los Angeles Selected to Host 2023 CFP

Los Angeles was selected to host the 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, the College Football Playoff (CFP) announced today. Los Angeles’ bid was led by the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC).   “Los Angeles is a world-class city with…

Probe Prompts Soul-Searching Across NCAA Hoops

The federal corruption scandal enveloping college basketball has led more than two dozen prominent schools to review their programs and triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of the sport. The future is at stake for a business…

Adidas Says They Were Unaware of Misconduct from Its Company

Adidas says it's unaware of any misconduct at its company in a college basketball bribe-paying scheme but will "fully cooperate with authorities." The company issued a statement Tuesday after federal prosecutors announced that its director of global sports marketing is…

Auburn Coach Among Ten Charged with Fraud and Corruption

Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. The coaches work at Oklahoma State, Auburn University, Arizona and the University of Southern California. Auburn University says it has suspended an assistant coach…

Auburn QB Sean White Dismissed from Team

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has dismissed former starting quarterback Sean White following a suspension and a subsequent arrest. The 15th-ranked Tigers' backup quarterback was arrested early Sunday morning on a charge of public intoxication. White had been suspended for the…

Auburn Backfield Shorthanded after Injury Woes

Auburn's backfield might be short-handed for the second straight game. Coach Gus Malzahn says he's "hopeful" that tailback Kerryon Johnson will return for Saturday night's visit to Clemson, but noted that Johnson didn't practice Sunday. The good news for Auburn:…

Alabama Remains Atop AP Polls; Auburn Falls to 13

Florida State slipped all the way to the No. 10 in The Associated Press college football poll after losing to Alabama and losing quarterback Deondre Francois to a season-ending injury. The Crimson Tide is No. 1 again, securing 60 of…

Alabama Atop AP Preseason Poll, Auburn Ranked #12

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years. The Crimson Tide, coming off a last-second loss in the national championship game that left it No.…

Auburn Quarterback-Turned Receiver Announces Transfer from Program

Auburn quarterback-turned-receiver John Franklin III is transferring. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Tuesday that Franklin indicated he is looking "for the chance to play more and get closer to home." Franklin, who is from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has already graduated…

Stidham Named Auburn Starting Quarterback

Jarrett Stidham will be Auburn's starting quarterback for the opener against Georgia Southern. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced in a Twitter post Monday that he had just informed the team of the decision. Malzahn posted that "the team is excited…

Pat Dye to Speak at Public Safety Insurance Fund Banquet

Former Auburn University head football coach Pat Dye joins a list of legendary coaches including Nick Saban, Gene Stallings, Bobby Bowden, Vince Dooley, and Larry Blakeney who have paid tribute to the area's public safety officers and the group of…

Former Auburn Coach Joins ESPN as an Analyst

Former Auburn and Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville is joining ESPN for the upcoming season as a game analyst. In 21 seasons as a head coach, Tuberville won 159 games with Mississippi, Auburn, Texas Tech and Cincinnati. He stepped down at…

Auburn Basketball Signs VCU Transfer Guard

Former VCU guard Samir Doughty has signed a financial aid agreement with Auburn. Auburn announced Doughty's signing on Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 187-pounder from Philadelphia will have two years of eligibility remaining after redshirting next season. Doughty played in 35 games…

Three Auburn Softball Players Arrested on Drug Chages

Three Auburn softball players have been suspended indefinitely after they were arrested on marijuana-related charges. AL.com reports  that Haley Fagan, 22, Makayla Martin, 19, and Brittany Maresette, 19, were arrested Thursday morning at a home. Each was charged with second-degree…

Former Auburn O.C. Hired as Offensive Analyst

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has hired former Tigers offensive coordinator Al Borges as an analyst. A spokesman confirmed the hire Wednesday night after it was first reported by ESPN. Borges spent four seasons as the Tigers' offensive coordinator, making his…

Bruce Pearl Promotes Son to Auburn Assistant Coach

Auburn has promoted men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl's son, Steven, to assistant coach. Steven Pearl was the Tigers' director of basketball operations the past two seasons after one year as an assistant strength…

Auburn Drops Overtime Thriller in SEC Tournament Play

Kevin Puryear hit a 3-pointer just before the buzzer, and Missouri rallied to beat Auburn 86-83 in overtime Wednesday night at the Southeastern Conference Tournament to keep coach Kim Anderson working at least one game longer. The 14th-seeded Tigers (8-23)…

Auburn Women's Basketball Drop Heart-breaker to Georgia

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Pachis Roberts scored 15 points with nine rebounds, Caliya Robinson made the clinching free throws with four seconds left and eighth-seeded Georgia edged ninth-seeded Auburn 56-52 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament…

Auburn AD Named Under Armor Athletics Director of the Yaer

Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs has been named a 2016-2017 NACDA Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics award voted on by a select committee of athletic directors “highlights the efforts…

Former Auburn Football Coach Considers Running for AL Governor in 2018

Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for Alabama governor in 2018. The 62-year-old Arkansas native tells the Associated Press that he's discussing his options with potential backers. Tuberville says he's awaiting poll results that will gauge…

Auburn Will Replace The Oaks at Toomer's Corner Again

Auburn University is once again replacing its landmark oak trees at Toomer's Corner. A university statement says workers will plant new trees on Saturday because of damage caused by a fire in September. The current trees were planted there after…

National Signing Day 2017

Recap of National Signing Day 2017 for Alabama, Auburn, Local Colleges, and Local High Schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XZLap4ArO4&t=37s

Auburn plans on $28 million facility at Jordan-Hare stadium

Auburn University plans to build a new $28 million facility at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The Auburn University's board of trustees meeting agenda states the project for the 44,000-square foot facility will begin May and end in July 2018 if approved at…

Two Auburn Basketball Players Arrested on Marijuana Charges

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn starters Bryce Brown and Horace Spencer have been suspended following their arrest on charges of misdemeanor marijuana possession. Auburn police arrested the two players at about 3 a.m. Wednesday and charged them with second-degree marijuana…

Auburn downs EKU's Colonels 85-64

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Freshman Mustapha Heron recorded his first career double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds while making all eight field goal attempts to lead Auburn to an 85-64 victory over Eastern Kentucky in the Cancun Challenge second…

On the road again, 6th annual Bo Bikes Bama announced

AUBURN, Ala. (bobikesbama.com) – Two-sport legend Bo Jackson announced today that his 6th annual Bo Bikes Bama charity bike ride will return to Auburn, Ala. the morning of Saturday, April 29, 2017. Since the inaugural ride in 2012, more than 3,100 participants from…

Tiger tankers enjoy first day at Georgia Tech Invite

ATLANTA (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn coaches expected some fast swims from the women’s team at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational. If Thursday’s results are any indication, the next two days promise to be fun. “Wow! What a fun day of racing,”…

Auburn women sprint past North Carolina A&T, 68-36

GREENSBORO, N.C. (auburntigers.com) – Sparked by a 25-2 run that spanned most of the second quarter, Auburn women’s basketball pulled away early and cruised to a 68-36 victory at North Carolina A&T Thursday night. For the second straight game, the Tigers…

Auburn to start Jeremy Johnson at quarterback Saturday

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - No. 18 Auburn will start Jeremy Johnson at quarterback against Alabama A&M in his final home game. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said on his weekly radio show Thursday that the senior will replace Sean White on…

Auburn to play in 2017 Charleston Classic

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn basketball will play in the 2017 Gildan Charleston Classic in an eight-team field of Clemson, Dayton, Temple, Hofstra, Indiana State and Old Dominion Nov. 16, 17 and 19 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C, it…

No. 4 Auburn Hosts No. 8 South Carolina Friday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) –The No. 4 Auburn equestrian team closes out the first half of the 2015-16 season Friday, hosting No. 8 South Carolina at the Auburn University Horse Center in a 3 p.m. CT SEC meet. "We're a good team…

Malzahn: Auburn DE Byron Cowart has emergency appendectomy

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says defensive end Byron Cowart has had an emergency appendectomy. Malzahn says the sophomore had the procedure Wednesday morning. The coach says he's not sure how long Cowart will be out. Cowart…

Auburn women’s S&D heads to Georgia Tech Invitational

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn’s women’s swimming and diving team and the men’s diving team head to Atlanta this weekend for the Georgia Tech Invitational. The meet will be contested in the McAuley Aquatic Center, site of last year’s NCAA Championships,…

Purifoy scores 17 in 2nd half, Auburn beats Georgia State

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Danjel Purifoy and Jared Harper each scored 19 points, Horace Spencer added 12 points and Auburn topped Georgia State 83-65 on Monday night in the opening round of the Cancun Challenge. Auburn (2-0) pulled away in…

2016 Iron Bowl kickoff set, CBS 8 televises

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - Kickoff for the Nov. 26 Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn is set for a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff on CBS, the SEC office announced on Monday morning. The Crimson Tide and Tigers will meet for…

Georgia shuts down Auburn in 2nd half for 13-7 win

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Rodrigo Blankenship kicked two fourth-quarter field goals and Georgia's defense shut down No. 8 Auburn in the second half to beat the Tigers 13-7 on Saturday. The loss ends Auburn's Southeastern Conference championship hopes and knocks…

Auburn dominates in 4-0 win over South Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn soccer team began its 14th NCAA Tournament appearance in style with a 4-0 win against South Alabama on Saturday afternoon. The victory sent the Tigers (15-6-0) to the second round for the third-straight year,…

Auburn holding out Pettway against Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway, the nation's No. 4 rusher for No. 8 Auburn, is not playing in Saturday's game against Georgia. Pettway hurt his left leg on a long run in last week's 23-16 win over Vanderbilt. Pettway…

Auburn hits 13 3-pointers in 83-66 win over North Florida

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Bryce Brown scored 19 points, freshman Danjel Purifoy added 14 points and Auburn hit 13 3-pointers in an 83-66 victory over North Florida on Friday night in a season opener for both teams. Freshmen Mustafa Heron…

Klobosits leads Blue to Fall Classic opening win

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior right-hander Gabe Klobosits struck out five with one run allowed in four innings as Blue defeated Orange 2-1 in the opening game of the 2016 Auburn Fall Classic at Plainsman Park. Bowen McGuffin plated the…

Stingy defense leads Auburn women to 61-52 win over Troy

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn’s women’s basketball team came within striking distance of a school record for turnovers, forcing 38 in a season-opening 61-52 victory over Troy at Auburn Arena Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) struggled to finish on the offensive…

Veronica Eder punches ticket to NCAA Championships

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn senior Veronica Eder punched her ticket to the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terra Haute, Ind., with a second-place finish at the NCAA South Regional on Friday. “We had a great day in Tallahassee with…

Auburn heads to Tallahassee for NCAA Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn cross country team will head to Tallahassee, Fla., for the NCAA South Regional on Friday at Apalachee Regional Park. The women’s 6k is scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. CT, while the men’s 10k…

Auburn baseball secures elite 2017 recruiting class

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn baseball and head coach Butch Thompson announced on Wednesday a stellar group of 14 newcomers for the 2018 season featuring some of the top talent from Alabama, Georgia and around the country. “Overall, this is a…

Auburn women’s hoops signs three post players for 2017-18

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Depth in the post is on the way for the Auburn women's basketball team. Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy announced the signing of three front court players - all 6-2 or taller - Thursday as part of…

Top-ranked players sign with Auburn women’s golf for 2017

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Three talented and highly-rated newcomers will join the Auburn women’s golf team next season as head coach Melissa Luellen announced the Tigers’ 2017-18 signing class Thursday. Auburn will welcome Julie McCarthy (Swords, Ireland), Mychael O’Berry (Hoover, Ala.)…

2017 SEC men’s basketball preseason teams announced

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – The Southeastern Conference unveiled its 13th annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC first and second teams Thursday, tipping off another great season of SEC men’s basketball. Ten different schools are represented on the two teams with…

Auburn's tough road test at Georgia

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 2 Auburn equestrian team returns to competition Friday, Nov. 11, and travels to No. 4 Georgia for a tough Southeastern Conference matchup. The Tigers and the Bulldogs are set to square off at 12 p.m.…

Birmingham's Madeline Meredith signs with Auburn women’s tennis

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s tennis has signed Madeline Meredith of Birmingham, Ala., the top-ranked player in Alabama and No. 23-ranked recruit in the United States, head coach Lauren Spencer announced Wednesday. “We are beyond thrilled to sign Madeline…

Auburn: Every basketball game televised for 3rd straight year

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Every Auburn basketball game will be televised for the third consecutive season after it was announced Thursday that the Dec. 12 Boston College game in the Under Armour Reunion in New York City’s Madison Square Garden…

Auburn drops five setter at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn volleyball team dropped a tough 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-8) match at Alabama Wednesday night in Foster Auditorium. Auburn (14-13, 8-6) was led by junior setter Alexa Filley, picking up her 17th double-double of…

Five sign on for Auburn men’s golf

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Andrew Kozan, Brandon Mancheno, Marcus Svensson, Jake Milanowski and Wells Padgett and have signed a national letter of intent to attend Auburn University and play for the men’s golf team in 2017-18, head coach Nick Clinard…

Auburn equestrians ink 10 for 2017-18 Season

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 2 Auburn equestrian team signed 10 riders to National Letters of Intent for the 2017-18 season, head coach Greg Williams announced. “This is a dream class that we have worked on for a long time,”…

MVPs to be honored at 25th SEC Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (sec.org) – The Southeastern Conference will honor former championship game Most Valuable Players as part of the 25th SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, Ga., on December 3, the SEC announced. Many former MVPs will be on hand and…

Auburn: basketball signs nation’s No. 2 ranked class

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn Basketball has signed the No. 2 ranked recruiting class in the nation in consensus five-star Austin Wiley, a 6-foot-11, 255-pound center from Hoover, Ala., and Conrad Academy (Fla.); four-star Davion Mitchell, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound guard…

Auburn softball signs eight in top-tier recruiting class

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Looking to build momentum on its back-to-back trips to the Women’s College World Series, the Auburn softball coaching staff has put together another elite recruiting class for the 2018 season. “We’re excited about this class,” said…

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