Auburn Football

Malzahn’s post-game comments after Auburn thrashes Arkansas 56-3

Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn Opening Statement… “First off, I’m very excited for our team. I’m excited for our players and coaches. We played a complete game. We talked about improving each game. First of all, our defense holding that group to 25 yards rushing was really unbelievable. That was one of the goals: to try to make them one-dimensional…

Auburn runs over Arkansas, 56-3

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Eli Stove broke free for a 78-yard touchdown run on Auburn’s first play, giving the No. 21 Tigers momentum they never lost in a surprisingly dominant 56-3 victory over No. 17 Arkansas on Saturday night. Auburn held out starting running back Kerryon Johnson and still ran for 543 yards, a school record for a Southeastern Conference…

Auburn’s White faces Mississippi State in rematch of debut

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White is still an efficient passer who avoids major blunders, just like in his college debut last season against Mississippi State. Auburn’s sophomore quarterback also has some of the same issues in finishing drives with seven points instead of three. White made his first start for the Tigers in last season’s meeting with a solid…

Tiger reactions to 58-7 win over Warhawks

Junior safety Tray Matthews   On the halftime talk in the locker room… “Coach told us not to let up and get complacent, keep going back out there and act like we are down. Coach gave us a good prep talk to fight us back up. “   On how he feels about going on the road for the first…

Malzahn’s post-game comments after 58-7 win over UL-Monroe

Opening Statement… “This was a good win for Homecoming. It caps off a five-game home stretch. I thought our fans have been outstanding and it meant a lot to our players and coaches. I thought we played well in all three phases of the game. Our goal this week was to improve from last week in offense, defense and special…

Auburn steamrolls Louisiana-Monroe, 58-7

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns, Kerryon Johnson rushed for 146 yards and a pair of scores, and Auburn steamrolled Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday 58-7. Auburn (3-2) kept the momentum from last week’s win over LSU going, as the Tigers scored touchdowns on eight of their 11 drives against the overmatched Warhawks (1-3). Auburn…

Judge dismisses protective order against ex-Auburn player

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – A judge has dismissed a protective order against former Auburn tight end Landon Rice. Lee County Circuit Judge Steven Speakman acted Thursday at the request of a woman who sought the order after accusing Rice of rape. The judge had issued a temporary protective order against Rice and set a hearing on Oct. 4. He granted…

Rape accuser requests dismissal of order against ex-Auburn player

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – A woman who accused former Auburn tight end Landon Rice of rape has asked a judge to dismiss a protective order against him without prejudice. The woman filed the request in Lee County Circuit Court on Wednesday. A hearing on a judge’s temporary protective order is scheduled for Oct. 4. The filing said Rice has not…

Auburn’s post-game elation as Tigers win 18-13

Junior safety Tray Matthews On what this does for the team’s confidence… “It’s great confidence, especially with losing last week, and the Clemson game, a game that we could’ve won. This is just great momentum, and we can just keep going on and keep getting better.”   On defense as a whole… “Coach Steele stressed playing lights out, stopping the…

Malzahn’s post-game reaction to Auburn’s 18-13 win over LSU

AUBURN, Ala. Opening Statement … “I am very proud of our team, our players and our coaching staff tonight. It’s been a tough week and it’s a tribute to the players I’ve been talking about and our coaches. It feels good to win a game like this. It was hard fought, with a lot of adversity and ups and downs….