Coach Kevin Steele’s philosophy of relying heavily on key backups is one of the reasons the Auburn football team has a chance to open the season in good shape on the defensive side of the line of scrimmage. That could be on display this season, especially in the secondary.
Auburn football's coordinators virtually sat down with reporters last week for the first time since last season as the Tigers put the finishing touches on fall camp and prepare for game week.
As Auburn nears the start of the season, the Covid-19 numbers have taken a small but inconvenient rise. After two rounds of no positives, the Tigers' recent round of testing resulted in two positives and 10 quarantined, including five expected starters, according to coach Gus Malzahn in his…
With August in the books and the season-opener just more than two weeks away, the Auburn football team is working to put the finishing touches on its preparations during fall camp.
One of the keys to success for the 2020 Auburn football team’s offense is developing suitable replacements for a pair of multi-year starters at the tackle spots.
College football opened the 2020 season last Saturday night with an FCS contest played at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. More teams will get into action over the Labor Day holiday weekend. And for Auburn and other teams in the SEC, on Saturday they will be three weeks away from their openers.
In what may be the biggest storyline outside of Covid this offseason, whispers coming from the locker room seem to point to a redesigned and fresh take on offense.
I wasn’t surprised when Auburn officials announced plans for opening the football season with a maximum of just 20 percent of the seats being used at Jordan-Hare Stadium. It was a little bit surprising that the decision was made to allocate almost all of the game one seats for students, alth…
There are not a lot of positives for college football players when it comes to having to deal with the Covid-19 virus, but for backups this could be a season of opportunity.
With only one player returning with starting experience along the offensive line and looming threat of players missing time due to exposure to the coronavirus, building depth will be one of the main focuses for Auburn as it goes through fall camp.
If everything stays on schedule for the Auburn football team, and that could be a big if in these days of the Covid-19 scare, Monday is the revised start date for full squad, preseason practices in preparation for the revised, conference-only schedule.
As Auburn football continues to prepare for the uncertain 2020 season, it will have to transition over 20 freshmen from the high school ranks to SEC college football.
With the Southeastern Conference deciding that season football openers won’t begin until Sept. 26, it will be interesting to see how Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn and his staff set up their August and September practice schedules.
When fall semester classes start at Auburn in August, Coach Butch Thompson and his staff are not going to waste any time getting their baseball players on the field for offseason workouts.
The Auburn football Tigers will move into sort of a pre-preseason practice schedule this week when Gus Malzahn and his staff can begin coaching hour-per-day, non-contact walk-through workouts on the field with their players.
While the fate of the college football season seems increasingly in limbo as the country battles the Covid-19 pandemic, this week’s preview focuses on a position that was ranked 47th overall in pass defense last season and should provide depth for Auburn’s defense this season: the defensive backs.
Summer in SEC country is a time to discuss college football preseason predictions, even this year when there is so much uncertainty about how the 2020 season will be handled due to the Covid-19 scare.
This week’s preview focuses on a position that is expected to have both the depth and experience and to be the strong point of Auburn’s defense this season: the linebackers.
With college football fall camp coming within sight, this week’s preview focuses on a position that has been a force to be reckoned with over the past few seasons: the defensive line.
Although the current restrictions on recruiting have certainly cramped the style of Auburn’s Bruce Pearl and his staff, as well as other college basketball coaches around the country, three strong seasons in a row have helped put the Tigers in the mix with plenty of good prospects.
One of the top tacklers in Auburn history, Gregg Carr, is on the ballot for consideration to the College Football Hall of Fame the organization announced on Tuesday.
With college football progressing toward a regular fall start, it is never too early to begin taking a look at the players whose names you could hear this fall in Jordan-Hare Stadium, over the radio waves, or on your television screens. This week’s preview focuses on quarterback and wide rec…
Coach Bruce Pearl’s returning basketball players and the five newcomers for Auburn’s 2020-21 roster started on-campus conditioning workouts this week after being exiled from campus since March. The Tigers and other college basketball teams are still awaiting word on when they can begin full …
When Auburn ended its 2019 campaign, coaches knew that they would be losing one of their most consistent running backs in Kam Martin. The senior ended his career 29th all-time in career yardage for Auburn. While Martin was never able to become the workhorse running back, he stuck it out at A…
If things had fallen into place for Coach Butch Thompson’s Auburn University baseball team, the Tigers might have been in Omaha today preparing for the opening game of the College World Series.
As the COVID-19 pandemic began to rise during the spring, many of the sports beloved in the South were canceled, and many of Auburn’s athletic programs saw their seasons come to a crashing halt.
Of the thousands of memories I have about Pat Dye from his dozen years as head coach of the Auburn football team and the decades he has lived in this area since then, nothing stands out more than my belief that he was the right man at the right place at the right time for Auburn University. …
Auburn lost a legend on Monday as former head football coach Pat Dye died at the age of 80 after being hospitalized last month with kidney-related issues and testing positive for Covid-19.
Decisions by the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA last week will allow college athletes to resume on campus training on June. Dating back to March, they have been on their own regarding their workouts since on-campus classes were changed to on-line sessions and the athletes were sent hom…
After a slow start on the football recruiting front for Auburn’s 2021 class, four verbal commitments last weekend doubled the size of the group while adding star power in the process.
With the addition of six-foot-eleven center Dylan Cardwell to the signee class, Coach Bruce Pearl’s basketball team has added much needed height for the upcoming season’s roster.
With no spring training to sort out who will be replacing the half dozen Auburn players selected in the 2020 National Football League Draft, figuring out who will be stepping into those positions will be a high priority whenever Coach Gus Malzahn’s team returns to practice.
While Derrick Brown and Marlon Davidson made wise and profitable choices by deciding to return for their senior seasons as Auburn football players, just one of their two junior teammates who entered the 2020 NFL Draft made smart moves by checking out early.
Six former Auburn players heard their name called in last week's NFL Draft, moving them closer to fulfilling their childhood dreams of suiting up and playing in the pros.
Interviewing former Auburn football player Javaris Davis for an article regarding this week’s NFL Draft, the cornerback shared some interesting comments on his situation along with his thoughts on the 2020 Auburn Tigers.
Last year, six Auburn players were selected in the National Football League draft, a number that could be matched or surpassed at this year’s event that starts next Thursday and runs through Saturday.
With college football in a holding pattern due to the coronavirus scare, Auburn’s coaches and others around the country are trying to stay in touch with their players by phone calls, text messages, social media and video conferencing.
While Coach Bruce Pearl’s program continues its upward climb in the college basketball world the same thing cannot be said about what is happening with Auburn women’s hoops.
In normal times, sports fans would be hanging on the edge of their seats right now as March Madness delivered its usual buzzer-beaters and upsets or planning a trip to The Plains to catch a first glimpse of next season's Auburn football team at the A-Day game.
While in-person recruiting is in a holding pattern for Auburn coaches and other basketball programs around the country by a decree from the NCAA during the coronavirus scare, Coach Bruce Pearl and his staff are hoping for good news this spring as they look to restock a roster that for a seco…