Auburn

Edgewood Baseball hosts First Pitch Banquet with keynote speaker, Auburn’s Butch Thompson

  ELMORE, AL – Auburn University’s head baseball coach, Butch Thompson, will be the keynote speaker for Edgewood Academy’s First Pitch Banquet scheduled for Thursday, January 9, at the Millbrook Civic Center in downtown Millbrook.  Thompson, considered one of the top recruiters in the country, has led the Tigers since 2015, including this past season’s historic appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Also speaking…

Auburn ends season with four losses, Minnesota wins Outback Bowl 31-24

TAMPA, Fla. — Tyler Johnson had 12 receptions for 204 yards and two touchdowns Wednesday to become Minnesota’s career receiving leader and propel the 16th-ranked Gophers to a 31-24 victory over No. 9 Auburn in the Outback Bowl. Johnson broke Eric Decker’s school record for receiving yards on his second catch of the day and became Minnesota’s all-time leader for scoring receptions…

Auburn signs 22, Alabama adds 20 on First Day of Early Signing Period

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Alabama Football Adds 20 Student-Athletes on First Day of Early Signing Period TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football has added 20 student-athletes to its 2020 recruiting class on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. The 20 high school players come from eight states – Alabama (9), California (1) Florida (3), Georgia (3), Louisiana (1), Maryland…

Auburn Baseball comes in at No. 8 in Preseason Poll

TUSCON, Ariz. – The Auburn baseball team checked in at No. 8 in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I preseason poll, it was announced Monday. The No. 8 national ranking matches the team’s final ranking a year ago, which was tied for the third-highest final ranking in program history. Auburn is one of five Southeastern Conference teams that appeared in…

Former Auburn Defensive Back, 9 other ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten former NFL players have been charged with defrauding the league’s healthcare benefit program. They include five who played on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers. Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006. It provides…

Former Arkansas coach, Morris, named Auburn Offensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—Chad Morris has been named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Tuesday. A 28-year coaching veteran, Morris has spent the last 10 years as one of the top offensive minds in college football helping three programs finish in the top 10 in the FBS in scoring average. A Dallas, Texas, native, Morris served…

Alabama and Auburn fill AP All-SEC teams

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as selected by a 28-member media panel. The SEC defensive player of the…

(12)Auburn to play (18)Minnesota in Outback Bowl

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Ninth-ranked Auburn will face No. 16 Minnesota on January 1st in the Outback Bowl. “We are very excited to extend an invitation to Auburn University and the University of Minnesota to play in this year’s Outback Bowl,” said Outback Bowl Chairman Tim Love. “These are two quality ten-win teams that should produce a great match-up fans…