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Oklahoma and Texas To Become Members of the SEC in 2025

The University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas will become the newest members of the Southeastern Conference in 2025. The SEC announced Friday morning that both universities' Boards of Regents officially accepted the invitations during their respective meetings. On…

Auburn's Cooper and Thor picked in NBA Draft

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn’s Sharife Cooper and JT Thor both were chosen in the 2021 NBA Draft Thursday night. Thor was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 37th overall selection, while Cooper was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with…

Auburn's Lee wins Gold in All-Around

TOKYO, Japan – Auburn gymnastics incoming freshman Sunisa Lee cemented her name in Olympic history as she captured gold in the individual all-around Thursday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. “What a fantastic day! I am so proud of Suni and…

SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league -- in 2025

Southeastern Conference university presidents voted to invite Texas and Oklahoma to join the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank. The latest step in a move that has potential to help reshape college sports…

Final Football Season for Auburn University Eagle

One of Auburn University's oldest staff members is making their final flight this fall. Spirit has been a part of the Auburn Tigers Pregame flight since 2002. Spirit has been a part of the Auburn family after she was discovered…

Auburn legend Jane B. Moore passes away

AUBURN, Ala.—Dr. Jane B. Moore, perhaps the most influential woman in Auburn Athletics history, has passed away. Auburn’s softball complex was named Jane B. Moore Field in her honor in 2002 and dedicated on April 26, 2003, in recognition of…

NCAA clears way for athlete compensation

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity without…

Auburn adds Miami to the future football schedule

AUBURN, Ala.— The Auburn football program has added a home-and-home series with the University of Miami (Fla.) for the 2029 and 2030 seasons. Auburn will play at Miami on Sept. 1, 2029, and will host the Hurricanes at Jordan-Hare Stadium…

Auburn evens series with Alabama in Game Two Win

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Auburn jumped out to a one-run lead on a solo home run from Tyler Miller in the first and never relinquished its advantage, ultimately defeating Alabama 5-4 Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Jack Owen (1-2, 7.36) earned…

Alabama tops Auburn baseball in 10 innings

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Auburn came back from an early three-run deficit to take a lead on two occasions but ultimately dropped an 8-7 game in 10 innings at Alabama Thursday night. Auburn (13-17, 1-12 SEC) scored in five innings Thursday…

Jeff Davis' Walker, Auburn's Thompson picked in WNBA Draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Jasmine Walker was selected by the Los Angeles Sparks with the seventh overall pick in the 2021 Women’s National Basketball Association Draft on Thursday night. Walker is the seventh Crimson Tide player to be drafted in the…

Auburn introduces Johnnie Harris as new Women's Basketball Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Johnnie Harris, a long-time Southeastern Conference assistant and 2018 WBCA National Assistant Coach of the Year, has been named the Auburn women’s head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Saturday. Harris, who spent 16 years combined at…

Auburn's Sharife Cooper to declare for NBA Draft

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn freshman guard Sharife Cooper announced Friday he plans to submit his name for the 2021 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining eligibility. “This past year has been nothing short of special - one of the best…

Auburn Speedster Anthony Schwartz Runs 4.26 40 at Pro Day

Auburn wide receiver Anthony Schwartz displayed his speed on pro day. In numbers provided by Auburn the former track star was clocked at an unofficial, hand-timed 4.26 in the 40 Thursday. https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1372592565132886019?s=20 The 6-foot, 186-pound Schwartz is perhaps the Tigers'…

Alabama tops Auburn behind Shackelford's 25 points

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- — Jaden Shackelford scored 23 points, made five 3-pointers and helped No. 5 Alabama quash a second-half threat in a 70-58 victory over rival Auburn Tuesday night. Shackelford helped the Crimson Tide (20-6, 15-2 Southeastern Conference) score…

Auburn falls to Florida without Cooper

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tre Mann scored 19 points _ 16 in the first half _ grabbed 13 rebounds and Florida overwhelmed Auburn 74-57.Absent Sharife Cooper’s 20.2 points per game average due to an injured ankle announced before tipoff, Auburn…

Auburn holds off struggling Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- — Sharife Cooper and Jamal Johnson scored 19 points apiece and Auburn held off Vanderbilt with a 73-67 win on Tuesday night. Cooper scored 18 of his 19 in the second half in 14 minutes and finished…

Auburn falls to Georgia at home

AUBURN, Ala. -- — Ty Fagan scored 16 points shooting 7 for 10, Toumani Camara scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Georgia held off Auburn in a 91-86 win on Tuesday night. Camara's layup with 2:11 left put…

SEC Media Days will return to Hoover, Nashville moved to 2023

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday it is adjusting the site of its annual SEC Football Media Days in 2021 from Nashville to Hoover, Alabama, and will reschedule the Nashville event to the summer of 2023. SEC Football…

Auburn basketball falls to Arkansas late

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, and then hold on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday night. Sills scored four straight…

Auburn tops Kentucky behind Flannigan's 21 points

AUBURN, Ala. -- — Allen Flannigan scored 21 points and he and JT Thor each sank a pair of clutch free throws in the last 18 seconds to preserve Auburn's 66-59 come-from-behind win over Kentucky on Saturday. The Wildcats turned…

Auburn names Derek Mason as Defensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—Former Vanderbilt head coach and Stanford defensive coordinator, Derek Mason, has been named Auburn’s defensive coordinator, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. “Derek Mason is one of the best defensive minds in college football and his track record speaks…

Auburn names Bobo as new Offensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—A veteran coach in the Southeastern Conference, Mike Bobo has been named offensive coordinator at Auburn, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. Bobo spent last season at South Carolina as offensive coordinator and quarterback coach after a five-year stint…

Auburn to Face #14 Northwestern in Citrus Bowl

The Auburn Tigers (6-4, 6-4 SEC) will face No. 14 Northwestern (6-1, 6-1 Big Ten) in the 2021 Vrbo Citrus Bowl. Florida Citrus Sports chairman Ken Robinson and CEO Steve Hogan announced the matchup today on behalf of the organization.…

Early Signing Period Updates for Alabama, Auburn and Troy

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football announced the addition of 24 student-athletes to its 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. The 24 high school players come from 11 states – Alabama (5), Florida (5), Texas…

Gus Malzahn is out as Auburn's Head Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Sunday a leadership change for Auburn football as Gus Malzahn will no longer direct the program. Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will serve as interim head coach. In eight years, Malzahn compiled a…

Auburn men's basketball starts slow, falls to UCF

ORLANDO, Fla. – It was a strong effort defensively from Auburn on Monday night. But the Tigers struggled offensively and didn’t have enough firepower to win on the road as they dropped a 63-55 decision to UCF to wrap up a…

Alabama debuts at Number One in CFP Poll

College Football Playoff Rankings -- Nov. 24 1. Alabama (7-0) 2. Notre Dame (8-0) 3. Clemson (7-1) 4. Ohio State (4-0) 5. Texas A&M (5-1) 6. Florida (6-1) 7. Cincinnati (8-0) 8. Northwestern (5-0) 9. Georgia (5-2) 10. Miami (7-1)…

Auburn Men's Basketball will not compete in 2020-21 Postseason

AUBURN, Ala.—The Auburn men’s basketball program will forgo postseason competition for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. The NCAA and the SEC have been notified. The athletics department and university administration, in conjunction with Coach Bruce Pearl, made the decision after careful…

Auburn pulls away from Tennessee in Second Half

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Smoke Monday returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17 on Saturday night. Auburn (5-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 10-0 to Tennessee (2-5,…

Auburn's Hudson named to 2021 Hall of Fame Ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Auburn pitching coach Tim Hudson was named to the 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Hall of Fame ballot announced Monday. Hudson, who was a 17-year MLB veteran with the Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants,…

Auburn Football pauses team activities with 12 Covid-19 cases

The Auburn Tigers have halted team activities after nine players and three staff members tested positive for Covid-19 during the team's bye week. Auburn's matchup with Mississippi State scheduled for this weekend has already been postponed due to an outbreak…

AP Poll: Alabama Remains #2, Auburn Back at #24

The new Associated Press college football poll has been released. It has Alabama remaining at #2 behind Clemson, but not by much. In addition, Auburn has returned to the poll at #24 after the Tigers' dominating win over LSU. Top-ranked…

Bo Nix Leads Auburn to 48-11 Victory over LSU

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) eludes a tackle by LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye (11) as he carries the ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Auburn,…

Nix, Williams lead Auburn to win vs Ole Miss

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix directed two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, capped by a 42-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 1:11 left, to lift the Tigers to a 35-28 comeback win over Mississippi on Saturday. “Bo (Nix) and Seth (Williams) have…

Auburn falls on the road against South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kevin Harris ran for two touchdowns and South Carolina turned three interceptions thrown by Bo Nix into points to defeat No. 15 Auburn for the first time in 87 years with a 30-22 victory on Saturday.…

Reports: Former Auburn QB Cam Newton Positive for COVID-19

The NFL postponed this week’s game between New England and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs after “positive COVID-19 tests on both teams.” Patriots starting quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu were both added to…

Auburn Defeats Kentucky in Season Opener

The (8)Auburn Tigers started their season with a 29-13 win over the (23)Kentucky Wildcats at Jordan-Hare Stadium. During the game Auburn Quarterback Bo Nix had 233 yards and three touchdowns on the afternoon. Wide Receiver Seth Williams led on offense…

Pac-12 Football can resume on November 6th

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 CEO Group announced today that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health…

Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date…

CBS Announces SEC Football TV Schedule

The 2020 SEC schedule is unlike anything in history with the entire league adopting a 10-game, conference-only schedule that will put the best teams from…

Auburn is without 16 players due to Covid19 concerns

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn expects to return to practice Monday minus 16 players sidelined after positive COVID-19 tests. Coach Gus Malzahn said Sunday night that the Tigers had five positives early in the week and four more after additional…

SEC Releases Ten Game 2020 Football Schedule

The Southeastern Conference has released its complete 2020 football schedule. The schedule is made up of ten conference games and will start on September 26, due to the SEC's response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For Alabama and Auburn, the…

SEC Releases Week 1 Football Schedule

The SEC has released the schedule for Week 1 of the 2020-21 college football season. This announcement is big as a majority of the conferences in the country have either canceled or…

Players Unite in Push to Save College Season, Create Union

College football players from across the country are uniting. They want to save a season threatened by the pandemic and make sure they won't be left out of the big decisions anymore. After Clemson star Trevor Lawrence sparked a movement…

SEC Releases First COVID-19 Requirements for Fall Sports

The Southeastern Conference will require football players and others in direct contact with the program to be tested at least twice weekly during the season. The league has released its initial COVID-19 requirements for fall sports, including football. In football,…

Auburn and Alabama learn their two Additional Opponents

The SEC switched to a 10-game conference-only schedule and Friday the two additional SEC opponents were announced. Auburn will travel to South Carolina and play host to Tennessee. Alabama will go to Missouri and face Kentucky at home. Dates and…

SEC sets Football Practice start date for August 17th

The Southeastern Conference today announced adjusted dates for preseason football activities for SEC schools with the first allowable practice now scheduled for August 17. The new SEC calendar provides student-athletes with more days off than required by the NCAA and…

Alabama Sports HOF Banquet to go Virtual

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 52nd Annual Induction Ceremony will be held virtually on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in lieu of the previously scheduled…

Alabama, Auburn and Troy on Bednarik Award Watch List

TROY, Ala. – Troy All-America linebacker Carlton Martial has been named to the Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. The Bednarik Award is presented annually to the outstanding defensive player in college…

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