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SEC Media Days will return to Hoover, Nashville moved to 2023

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday it is adjusting the site of its annual SEC Football Media Days in 2021 from Nashville to Hoover, Alabama, and will reschedule the Nashville event to the summer of 2023. SEC Football Media Days, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now scheduled to be held at the…

Auburn Man Faces Charges in Connection with Capitol Riot

 (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Another Auburn man faces federal charges in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. Court records show 23-year-old William Wright Watson of Auburn faces charges of civil disorder, being in a restricted building with a dangerous weapon, and disorderly conduct. Watson previously had his bond revoked in a…

Auburn basketball falls to Arkansas late

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, and then hold on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday night. Sills scored four straight points during an 18-10 run to give Arkansas a 74-66 lead, its largest of the game coming with 2:40 to…

Auburn tops Kentucky behind Flannigan’s 21 points

AUBURN, Ala. — — Allen Flannigan scored 21 points and he and JT Thor each sank a pair of clutch free throws in the last 18 seconds to preserve Auburn’s 66-59 come-from-behind win over Kentucky on Saturday. The Wildcats turned the ball over 18 times, 12 of those coming after halftime when Auburn finally found its groove after woeful early…

Records: Alabama man on bond arrested after Capitol riot

William Wright Watson (Source: Lee County Jail) AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – An man who was out on bond on drug charges on the condition he not leave the state of Alabama has been taken into custody on charges of participating in last week’s riot inside the U.S. Capitol. Court records show that a judge on Monday revoked the bond for…

Alabama prevails despite Cooper’s 26-point debut for Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Joshua Primo scored a career-high 22 points, Jordan Bruner added a season-high 20 and first-place Alabama edged last-place Auburn 94-90 despite a strong debut by freshman point guard Sharife Cooper. Cooper, a five-star recruit, was cleared to play before the game after the NCAA completed a prolonged inquiry into his eligibility. He finished with 26 points…

Auburn names Derek Mason as Defensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—Former Vanderbilt head coach and Stanford defensive coordinator, Derek Mason, has been named Auburn’s defensive coordinator, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. “Derek Mason is one of the best defensive minds in college football and his track record speaks for itself,” Harsin said. “I’ve always admired his ability to prepare his defenses and his approach with players on and…

Auburn names Bobo as new Offensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—A veteran coach in the Southeastern Conference, Mike Bobo has been named offensive coordinator at Auburn, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Thursday. Bobo spent last season at South Carolina as offensive coordinator and quarterback coach after a five-year stint as head coach at Colorado State. He also spent 14 years at Georgia. “I’ve wanted to work with Mike now…

Auburn’s Harsin names Pitman as Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Jeff Pitman has been named the head football strength and conditioning coach at Auburn, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Tuesday. Pitman comes to Auburn after spending the previous eight years on Harsin’s staff at Boise State (2014-20) and Arkansas State (2013). “Coach Pitman brings three decades of collegiate strength coaching and player development to the Auburn Family,” Harsin said….

Auburn Loses to Northwestern 35-19 in Citrus Bowl

Auburn wide receiver Kobe Hudson, left, makes a move to get past Northwestern defensive back A.J. Hampton, right, during the first half of the Citrus Bowl, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Auburn quarterback Bo Nix threw for 292 yards for Auburn but was often frustrated by Northwestern’s defense, which came in allowing 15.5 points per…