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Auburn adds Miami to the future football schedule

AUBURN, Ala.— The Auburn football program has added a home-and-home series with the University of Miami (Fla.) for the 2029 and 2030 seasons. Auburn will play at Miami on Sept. 1, 2029, and will host the Hurricanes at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Aug. 31, 2030. Auburn is 7-4 all-time against Miami with the last meeting coming at the 1984 Kickoff Classic…

Faulkner names Gray as Football Head Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner University introduced Rob Gray Friday as the seventh head football coach in program history. Gray, a graduate of Collinsville High School, has served each of the last two seasons on the Faulkner football coaching staff under Tommy Wasden. “We are very excited about what Rob can do for our football program. His two seasons at Faulkner…

Ware partners with Troy to debut D2W App

TROY, Ala. – Troy University, Troy Athletics and Troy legend DeMarcus Ware have teamed up for a dynamic partnership that will provide Troy University students, fans, employees and alumni with free access to Ware’s D2W fitness app and put officially licensed Troy jerseys with Ware’s name and iconic No. 94 in the Troy Bookstore and online store. The official announcement…

QB front-runner Young mostly shines in Alabama’s spring game

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young showed why he’s regarded as the front-runner to be Alabama’s next starting quarterback. The highly touted sophomore delivered some big plays for a short-handed offense in Saturday’s spring game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It was also clear that the highest-rated quarterback signee of the Nick Saban era is a work in progress, and so is…

Record-setting Saints QB Brees announces retirement at 42

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints record-setting quarterback Drew Brees has decided to retire after 20 NFL seasons, including his last 15 with New Orleans. The 42-year-old quarterback announced his decision on Sunday on a social media post. It comes after Brees won nine of 12 regular-season starts while completing 70.5% of his passes in 2020. He came back from multiple…