Auburn Football

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….

Auburn’s offense overpowers Red Wolves 51-14

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns, and Kamryn Pettway and Kerryon Johnson each eclipsed 100 yards rushing as Auburn dominated Arkansas State, 51-14 on Saturday night for the Tigers’ first win of the season. The three-quarterback system Auburn coach Gus Malzahn instituted last week in the loss to Clemson was scrapped, and White…

Malzahn names Sean White starting QB against No. 2 Clemson

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White is Auburn’s starting quarterback in the opener against No. 2 Clemson. Coach Gus Malzahn proclaimed White the winner of the three-man race over Jeremy Johnson and junior college transfer John Franklin III after Thursday’s practice. He says it was a very good competition. White replaced Johnson as starter in midseason and started five games…

Tiger RB’s get plenty of touches in Saturday scrimmage

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) — Gus Malzahn said Saturday’s scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium was designed to develop depth, so he turned to running backs Kamryn Pettway, Kam Martin and Malik Miller to do it. Those three got a lot of work in Auburn offense in a practice watched by donors and former players. With running back Kerryon Johnson watching, Pettway got the…

Auburn’s changing of the guard on sideline coverage

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – After 25 years roaming the sidelines for the Auburn Sports Network, former Tiger linebacker great Quentin Riggins is passing the mic to former Auburn and NFL standout running back Ronnie Brown. “Quentin has been a beloved member of the Auburn Sports Network team for such a long time and his work has been appreciated by the…

Auburn football barometer: What former Tigers expect of season ahead

Former Auburn football players at the Montgomery Auburn Club's 19th annual scholarship golf tournament gave their opinions on the current state of the Tiger football program.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net)— Auburn football is a program undergoing change like bringing in a new defensive coordinator in Kevin Steele and a starting quarterback that right now has yet to be decided. But what do former Tigers think of the current state of the team? “I’m excited to see what the defense is going to do. I think we’ve got a good…

Man Seeks Immunity in Shooting Death of Auburn Football Player

A man charged with killing an Auburn University football player says he shot only after the athlete opened fire outside a party. Markale Hart testified at a hearing Tuesday about the December 2014 death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell. Hart is seeking immunity from a murder charge under Alabama’s stand-your-ground law. Evidence showed Hart and cousin Tyrone Rowe were at a…

Auburn defensive back Tim Irvin announces transfer

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn defensive back Tim Irvin is transferring to another school. Irvin announced his decision on Twitter on Tuesday, saying: “It was a great journey but it will be better for me to pursue my journey elsewhere.” An Auburn spokesman confirmed that Irvin is leaving. The nephew of Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, Irvin played…

4 Auburn Football Players Arrested on Marijuana Charges

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Four Auburn football players have been arrested on misdemeanor drug charges. Auburn police Capt. Lorenza Dorsey said Monday that Byron Cowart, Carlton Davis, Ryan Davis and Jeremiah Dinson were arrested Saturday on charges of second-degree possession of marijuana. All four are 19 years old. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn issued a statement saying: “I am aware of…

Saban, Malzahn get Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge pairings

  ATLANTA, GA (Chick-fil-APeachBowlChallenge.com) – The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge today announced the official pairings for its 10th annual charity golf tournament. A 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni will compete for a first-place prize of $100,000 in scholarship and charity. All participating teams will receive a portion of the $540,000 total purse. “We created this event…