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Former Auburn Greats Back Together For Charity

It’s a story 39 years in the making. Former Auburn football players are back together again, and it was all to raise money for a good cause. William Andrews, James Brooks, Joe Cribbs, and Charlie Trotman all played football together at Auburn in the late seventies. They were united at Frazier Memorial United Methodist in Montgomery for “A Night of…

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…

SEC Media Days: Day 1 with John Longshore

Alabama News Network is in Hoover for SEC Media Days 2019.  Coaches and players will be talking to reporters about the upcoming season from now through Thursday. Our Sports Analyst John Longshore is there as well. He spoke about the SEC’s plan to hold SEC Media Days in Atlanta next year and in Nashville in 2021. Longshore says that while…

SEC Fans Gearing Up For College Football

SEC Media Days are set to begin this week in Hoover. It means college football season is a little over a month away and fans are excited. “The SEC is the best conference in America,” Auburn fan Sean Miller says. “The atmosphere be wild, that’s the best time of the year to me,” Auburn fan and resident Mark Fitch says….

New Details about Teenager Involved in Crash That Killed Ron and Paula Bramblett

Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office The teenager charged with manslaughter in the deaths of Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula was driving more than 30 miles over the 55mph speed limit and accelerating when he slammed into the back of the couple’s SUV. That’s according to court records that have just been made public. Auburn police…

Police Report: Teen Driver Says He Fell Asleep Before Wreck that Killed Brambletts

Alabama News Network has received a copy of the police report on the fatal wreck that killed Rod and Paula Bramblett last month. Rod Bramblett was the Voice of the Auburn Tigers, well known for his sports broadcasts. Paula Bramblett also worked for the university. On May 25, they were killed in a two-car wreck in Auburn. Their SUV was…

Rod and Paula Bramblett Remembered in Memorial Service at Auburn Arena

It’s been a heartbreaking day for the Auburn University family. Hundreds gathered at Auburn Arena this afternoon to remember the lives of the Voice of the Auburn Tigers Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula. They were both killed Saturday night in a wreck in Auburn. The service was full of laughter and tears as family, friends, colleagues, coaches and athletes…

Auburn Makes Final Four for the First Time, Next Up: Virginia

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with his team after the Midwest Regional final game against Kentucky in the NCAA men’s College basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn won 77-71 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) The Tigers continue to roar in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in a run that has now brought down the…

Auburn Gets 5-seed in Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament After Winning SEC Championship

The Auburn Tigers have grabbed a 5-seed in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament after a dominating win over Tennessee in the SEC Championship today. Auburn will play 12-seed New Mexico State in the Midwest Region on Thursday. The Tigers won the SEC Championship for the first time since 1985 with a 84-64 victory over UT. Auburn made 15-40 three point…

Auburn University Responds to Anti-ASU Banners

Auburn University officials have released a statement after banners were seen on campus as the Auburn Tigers hosted Alabama State for the first time on Saturday. Photos of the banners have been posted on Facebook. One, which was apparently displayed at the Sigma Pi fraternity house, said “ASU Grad Rate 27% Chance of Winning 0%”.  Another banner said “G.E.D. >…