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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…

Auburn's Scheffler signs with Seattle Mariners

  AUBURN, Ala. – Senior catcher Matt Scheffler agreed to a free agent deal with the Seattle Mariners Tuesday. Scheffler is the fourth member of the 2020 team to pursue his goal of playing professional baseball, joining…

College Football HOF Ballot includes SEC, Troy Trojans

  2021 FBS PLAYER CANDIDATE CAPSULE BIOS Flozell Adams, Michigan State-Offensive Tackle-1997 First Team All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year…Three-time All-Big Ten performer who helped Spartans to three consecutive bowl appearances…Helped…

MLB Draft Round 1: Auburn's Burns goes 36th overall

Auburn's Tanner Burns was selected 36th overall in the Competitive Balance Round A by the Cleveland Indians. Burns was previously drafted by the New York Yankees in the 37th round of the 2017 MLB Draft. Last year he struck out…

BGSU Grad Transfer Quarterback, Loy, Commits to Auburn

Bowling Green State University Graduate transfer, Grant Loy has picked the Auburn Tigers. Loy Started seven games last season for the Falcons for 1,137 passing yards, 6 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Loy also rushed for 427 yards and 4 touchdowns.…

SEC Football Media Days to be Held Virtually

The Southeastern Conference has announced it will hold its first-ever virtual football media days this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic. SEC Media Days had been scheduled to be held in Atlanta July 13-16. "Conducting football media days in…

Three Auburn Baseball Players are named All-Americans

  AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn baseball standouts Tanner Burns, Ryan Bliss and Rankin Woley have been tabbed Collegiate Baseball All-Americans following the shortened 2020 season, the publication announced Tuesday. Burns earned second-team honors while…

SEC Cancels 2020 Spring Meetings set for Late May

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Tuesday that the 2020 SEC Spring Meetings have been canceled due to issues related to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The SEC will determine alternate methods for holding meetings important to…

NCAA Moving Towards New Transfer Rule

The NCAA is moving toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. A plan to change the waiver process is expected to be presented to the Division I Council in April.…

Auburn Shoots 46 Free throws, loses by 12 to Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Guards Dru Smith and Xavier Pinson each scored 28 points and Missouri beat No. 11 Auburn 85-73 on Saturday night. Smith and Pinson repeatedly drove into the lane and scored for Missouri (12-13, 4-8 Southeastern Conference). Kobe Brown added 10 points and nine…

Auburn Survives Alabama in Overtime, Improves to 22-2

AUBURN, Ala. -- Austin Wiley had 18 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and five blocked shots and No. 11 Auburn beat rival Alabama 95-91 Wednesday night in the Tigers' latest foray into overtime. The Tigers (22-2, 9-2 Southeastern Conference) picked up their…

Complete Recruiting Classes for Alabama and Auburn

2020 Alabama Signing Day Roster (25) Name                                        Pos.       Ht.       Wt.         Hometown/Previous School William Anderson Jr.                    LB        6-4       230         Hampton, Ga./Dutchtown Javon Baker                               WR       6-2       195         Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern Brian Branch                               DB        6-0       185         Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek Chris Braswell                             LB       …

Auburn vs. Georgia Moved to Earlier Start Time

Auburn vs Georgia will now tip off at 11 a.m. CT instead of 5 p.m. CT due to threat of severe weather. The #5 ranked Auburn Tigers host Anthony Edwards and the Georgia Bulldogs Saturday, January 11, at Auburn Arena.…

Auburn University Fraternity Closed Over Alcohol, Abuse Claims

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A fraternity at Auburn University in Alabama has been suspended for at least four years over sustained allegations of alcohol and physical abuse. News outlets report the school launched an investigation into the Delta Zeta chapter…

Auburn Baseball comes in at No. 8 in Preseason Poll

TUSCON, Ariz. – The Auburn baseball team checked in at No. 8 in Collegiate Baseball's Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I preseason poll, it was announced Monday. The No. 8 national ranking matches the team's final ranking a year ago, which was…

Alabama and Auburn fill AP All-SEC teams

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the…

Burrow, Fields, Young and Hurts named Heisman Finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young will join LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists. The top vote-getters for college football’s most famous player of…

(12)Auburn to play (18)Minnesota in Outback Bowl

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Ninth-ranked Auburn will face No. 16 Minnesota on January 1st in the Outback Bowl. “We are very excited to extend an invitation to Auburn University and the University of Minnesota to play in this year’s Outback…

Former Auburn QB Joey Gatewood Staying in the SEC

Former 5-star Auburn Quarterback Joey Gatewood announced via Twitter that he will be transferring to the University of Kentucky. Gatewood opted to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal in October. The 6-foot-5, 233-pound redshirt freshman lost a battle for the starting…

Pat Sullivan, former Auburn Heisman winner, has died

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- According to reports from 247sports.com, former Auburn Heisman winning quarterback Pat Sullivan has passed away at the age of 69. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2003 and fought a long and difficult battle as a result…

No. 16 Auburn cruises by Samford 52-0

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn's defense held Samford to 114 yards and forced four turnovers, JaTarvious Whitlow scored twice, and the No. 16 Tigers tuned up for the Iron Bowl with a 52-0 victory Saturday at rain-drenched Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn…

Kira Lewis, Austin Wiley Receive Preseason All-SEC Honors

Florida teammates Kerry Blackshear and Andrew Nembhard are first-team selections on the preseason all-Southeastern Conference team as selected by the league's coaches. The Gators were the only program to have two first-team selections. Other first-team picks include Alabama's Kira Lewis…

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