Auburn Football

Auburn at Mississippi State Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The Southeastern Conference has announced that the Auburn at Mississippi State football game on November 14 has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Mississippi State football program. The SEC says this is consistent with Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management requirements. The game has been tentatively rescheduled for Dec. 12. Categories: Coronavirus, Montgomery, News,…

Struggling Auburn Offense Fails to Score Touchdown in 27-6 Loss to Georgia

In the first Top 10 matchup of the 2020 college football season, #7 Auburn’s offense struggled in Athens as the Tigers fell 27-6 to the #4 Georgia Bulldogs Saturday night. The Bulldogs (2-0) buried Auburn (1-1) with a 24-0 blitz in the first half, getting a pair of 1-yard TD runs from Zamir White to extend their domination of the…

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…