Auburn Football

Overzealous Fan or Legend?: Alabama Super Fan Harvey Updyke Dead at 71

University of Alabama super fan Harvey Updyke has died. Some call him an overzealous fan, some call him a true Crimson Tide legend, but nevertheless, what he did will always be remembered. Updyke became famous, or infamous depending on who you’re asking, for poisoning the oak tree at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn. Toomer’s Corner is where Auburn fans gathered after…

Three Auburn Football Players Test Positive for Coronavirus

CBS Sports reports that three Auburn football players have tested positive for coronavirus and have now been quarantined. The University says it has talked to the players to determine who they have been in contact with in recent days. CBS Sports says that’s according to Auburn Undercover. Auburn players returned to campus Thursday and underwent testing before voluntary workouts. COVERAGE…

Auburn Fined $250K for Fans Storming Field Following 48-45 Win Over Alabama in Iron Bowl

The Southeastern Conference has fined Auburn $250,000 after fans stormed the field celebrating an Iron Bowl victory. It’s the school’s fourth violation of the league’s policy prohibiting fan access to the field or court. The SEC announced the fine Monday, two days after fans almost completely covered the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium following the 11th-ranked Tigers’ 48-45 win over No….

Pat Sullivan, former Auburn Heisman winner, has died

Associated Press 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 of his treatments. Sullivan played for Auburn from 1968 – 1971 and won the school’s first Heisman trophy…

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 forced and recovered a fumble on a fourth-and-4 on Samford’s opening drive, the first of three turnovers and a trio…

SEC Media Days: Gus Malzahn Says Priority is Naming Starting Quarterback

Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn says his priority for preseason camp is picking a starting quarterback. He spoke today at the fourth and final day of SEC Media Days in Hoover. He says he expects “a fierce battle” between redshirt freshman Joey Gatewood and five-star recruit Bo Nix. Both players are threats to run the ball, and Malzahn has…

Former Auburn QB Charlie Trotman Remembers Rod Bramblett

Former Auburn quarterback Charlie Trotman, who spent 15 years with the Auburn Network, joined sports anchor Darrell Puckett to remember the life of Rod Bramblett.  Bramblett, known as the voice of the Auburn Tigers’ sports broadcasts, died in a wreck over the weekend. His wife Paula also died. Trotman remembered how Bramblett replaced the late Jim Fyffe as the top…