Auburn Rumors & News

  • Clock runs out on No. 18 LSU; Auburn prevails

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- For a moment, it appeared that LSU had stunned Auburn on a touchdown pass as time expired. But the apparent winning touchdown was nullified after the play was reviewed and it was determined that the ball was not snapped before the time expired, giving Auburn a most improbable..." September 24

  • Why history says Art Briles won't be the next head coach at Auburn

    Fox Sports "The Louisville Cardinals are college football's hottest team and after a couple years out of the spotlight, Bobby Petrino is again the sport's hottest coach. That's right, the man who walked out on the Atlanta Falcons and then had an unceremonious exit from Arkansas is the toast of college..." September 23

  • Re-live the moment Cam Newton crushed LSU's soul and became an Auburn legend

    Fox Sports - College Football "Auburn and LSU are set to play on Saturday night in a game that has huge implications for both teams. Les Miles and Gus Malzahn are both on the hot seat, and a loss could do irreparable damage to their respective seasons, and possibly their careers. It wasn't all that long ago that these two..." September 22

  • Texas A&M gets past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- Offense has been Texas A&M's calling card in the Kevin Sumlin era. Times appear to be changing. Behind a suffocating defense and five field goals from kicker Daniel LaCamera, the No. 17 Aggies grinded out a 29-16 SEC-opening victory over Auburn on Saturday night at..." September 18

  • Auburn TE who left program for 'personal reasons' accused of rape, per report

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A former Auburn tight end who left the program for what was described as "personal reasons" has been accused of first-degree rape, according to a report from the Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, Ga.). Landon Rice — who on Sept. 10 was confirmed to have left the program — was accused in a July 27..." September 17

  • Auburn bounces back with 51-14 win

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Sean White passed for three touchdowns and Kerryon Johnson rushed for two as Auburn shrugged off a close loss to No. 2 Clemson last week with a 51-14 rout of Arkansas State on Saturday night in Auburn, Ala. Sophomore running backs Kamryn Pettway (152) and Johnson (124) had their..." September 11

  • No. 2 Clemson holds off upset-minded Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- Mike Williams missed essentially all of last season after breaking a bone in his neck 12 plays into Clemson's season opener. He began making up for lost time Saturday night. Playing in his first game in more than a year, the junior wide receiver caught nine passes for a..." September 04

  • Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts suspended for season opener with Clemson, possibly longer

    Alabama "Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts, who was arrested last week on misdemeanor charges for an unlicensed firearm and attempting eluding of an officer, is suspended for Saturday's season opener against No. 2 Clemson and possibly longer. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the punishment for..." August 30

  • Auburn’s Stephen Roberts arrested on multiple charges

    Sporting News - NCAAF "With the college football season just days away, players can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Auburn safety Stephen Roberts is the latest to run into trouble after being arrested Wednesday night on charges of attempting to elude an officer and possession of a firearm without a license, AL.com..." August 26

  • Sean White named Auburn's starting QB

    Alabama "Sean White has been handed the keys to Auburn's offense once again. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn named White the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against Clemson on Sept. 3, bringing an end to a prolonged position battle that spanned spring practice and the start of fall..." August 26

  • Auburn defensive lineman Raashed Kennion leaves team to pursue politics

    Alabama "Reserve defensive lineman Raashed Kennion has left Auburn's football program to "pursue politics," Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn announced Saturday morning after the team's second scrimmage of fall camp. "He's headed back home," Malzahn said. "We wish him nothing but the best with that." The..." August 13

  • Jovon Robinson's dismissal from Auburn due to incidents involving woman, teammate, per sources

    Alabama "Jovon Robinson was dismissed from the Auburn football program due to multiple recent incidents, one involving a teammate and another a young woman, multiple sources told AL.com. Robinson, who was dismissed from the program on Wednesday, and Auburn defensive back Marshall Taylor recently..." August 06

  • Former Auburn star rips coaching staff after being dismissed: 'I was stereotyped

    Alabama "Jovon Robinson felt he was "stereotyped and disrespected" by the Tigers coaching staff and believes his dismissal from the football program was an overreaction by coach Gus Malzahn due to his leniency in disciplining former receiver D'haquille Williams prior to dismissing him last year, the former..." August 04

  • Auburn's offensive rejuvenation on hold as starting RB Jovon Robinson dismissed

    CBS Sports "Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced Wednesday that running back Jovon Robinson has been dismissed from the team. "I dismissed Jovon Robinson from our football team today," Malzahn told reporters, including AL.com, saying that Robinson "did not meet my standards" and that there are "going to be..." August 04

  • Auburn picks up commitment from 4-star running back Devan Barrett

    Alabama "Auburn's future backfield got a little stronger on Thursday evening. Four-star Tampa Catholic running back Devan Barrett announced his college decision via a taped segment on a local television station in Tampa, Florida, making a commitment to join Auburn's 2017 recruiting class. Barrett chose..." July 29

  • Auburn makes huge splash with commitment from 2017 QB Tray Bishop

    Oanow "Auburn already had a strong football recruiting class already in the fold for 2017, but the Tigers hadn’t found a quarterback for it yet. On Monday, they got their guy. Four-star quarterback/athlete Tray Bishop announced his verbal commitment to Auburn in a video on 247Sports.com on Monday,..." July 25

  • Arkansas' Bret Bielema throws shade at Auburn, Alabama and Mississippi State over offseason arrests

    Alabama "With Steve Spurrier enjoying retirement, SEC Media Days was unusually dry when it came to rhetoric at the podium. That was, of course, until Arkansas' Bret Bielema took the stage shortly before 11 a.m. Bielema isn't afraid to speak his mind or ruffle some feathers when he talks. Wednesday was..." July 13

  • 4 Auburn players arrested for marijuana possession won't miss any playing time

    Alabama "The four Auburn football players arrested for possession of marijuana in April will not miss any playing time. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said cornerbacks Carlton Davis and Jeremiah Dinson, defensive end Byron Cowart and wide receiver Ryan Davis, have all been "punished" for their arrests on..." July 11

  • 4-star offensive lineman Nick Brahms commits to Auburn at The Opening

    Alabama "Auburn picked up a commitment from Navarre, Fla., offensive lineman Nick Brahms on Saturday, when he announced his intentions at The Opening finals in Beaverton, Ore. Brahms picked Auburn over North Carolina, Tennessee and Miami. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound Brahms is rated as a four-star recruit..." July 10

  • Four-star RB Kameron Martin joins Auburn after release from Baylor

    SI - College Football "Former Baylor signee Kameron Martin will join Auburn as an incoming freshman after Baylor released him from his national letter of intent last week, he announced on Twitter. Scout.com ranks the four-star running back as the No. 112 player in the recruiting class of 2016, the No. 6 player at..." June 28

  • Auburn's Woody Barrett academically cleared to enroll

    SEC Country "The wait is almost over. Quarterback Woody Barrett has apparently cleared academic hurdles and is “all clear” for enrollment at Auburn, West Orange High coach Bob Head tells SEC Country. Barrett had yet to meet SAT requirements in January to be granted admission into Auburn University,..." June 24

  • Four-star lineman Austin Troxell commits to Auburn

    Alabama "Four-star offensive tackle Austin Troxell committed to Auburn following his Saturday visit to the Plains with his parents, brother, sister and girlfriend. "I have committed to the University of Auburn, so I'm ready," Troxell said. "I'm ready to start my journey and be an Auburn Tiger... It's a..." June 18

  • Auburn alum Charles Barkley has a sneaky plan to get Nick Saban stuck in Cuba

    Fox Sports "Charles Barkley has never been reluctant to share his love for Auburn. Having played three years of basketball at the university, it's easy to understand why he's still such a big supporter of the Tigers. It's also simple to see why Barkley (jokingly) wants to get rid of the coach that's given his..." June 15

  • Rename Auburn's Mike Hubbard Blvd. to Cam Newton Run: Petition

    Alabama "A petition on MoveOn.org is urging officials in the city of Auburn to rename Mike Hubbard Blvd. in honor of football superstar Cam Newton. "With exit 57 serving as a prominent gateway to Auburn fans, prospective students, opponents and the like, "Cam Newton Run" recognizes one of Auburn's most..." June 14

  • Former Auburn RB Roc Thomas officially has a new home

    Alabama "Roc Thomas will be a Jacksonville State Gamecock. The former Auburn running back signed his financial aid agreement with JSU Monday, according to a news release from the school. "Roc is a great addition for our team," said Gamecocks head coach John Grass, who coached Thomas for three years..." June 14

  • Gus Malzahn signs contract extension through 2020

    SEC Country "The school released an amendment to Malzahn’s contract on Monday, which revealed that his contract has been extended through Dec. 31, 2020 and that he will now make $4.725 annually. In three seasons, Malzahn has led the Tigers to a 27-13 overall record and 13-11 mark in the SEC. Prior to the..." June 07

  • Auburn lands 4-star recruit Malcolm Askew

    Alabama "Malcolm Askew, a four-star athlete out of McAdory, verbally committed to Auburn during the Tigers' Big Cat recruiting weekend. The in-state star picked the Tigers over Ole Miss, Clemson, Alabama and TCU. Askew named Auburn his leader in April after a good A-Day visit and a growing bond with..." June 05

  • Auburn running back Roc Thomas is transferring

    Alabama "Roc Thomas will not be playing for the Auburn Tigers this fall. Head coach Gus Malzahn announced the junior running back's transfer Tuesday afternoon. "Roc Thomas has asked for his release from Auburn and I have granted his request," Malzahn said, according to a university press release. "We..." June 01

  • Auburn RB Roc Thomas apparently heading to Jacksonville State

    College Football Talk "Auburn running back Roc Thomas is possibly looking to join one of the top programs from the FCS ranks. Reports today surfaced suggesting Thomas is looking to transfer to Jacksonville State, although another report says he has yet to ask Auburn for a request to transfer. During a radio..." May 26

  • Tim Irvin takes to Twitter to announce transfer from Auburn

    College Football Talk "After just one season on The Plains, Tim Irvin will be plying his football wares elsewhere moving forward. On his personal Twitter account Tuesday, Irvin, the nephew of former Miami Hurricanes and Dallas Cowboys receiving great Michael Irvin, announced that “it will be better for me to pursue..." May 25

  • Alabama, Auburn target Ryan Johnson of St. Paul's has unique lineman skills

    Alabama "St. Paul's rising senior defensive lineman Ryan Johnson received his first college offer from Auburn on Feb. 24, 2015. Forty-two other schools – 42! – have followed. "He is by far the most recruited kid I've ever coached," Saints' head coach Steve Mask said. That is saying something..." May 16

  • Auburn gets commitment from linebacker Chandler Wooten

    Alabama "Linebacker Chandler Wooten announced his commitment to Auburn during halftime of North Cobb High School's spring scrimmage in Kennesaw, Georgia Friday. "Really what it came down to was factoring in the education, but at the same time I feel like I can thrive as a football player," Wooten said...." May 14

  • Composite Four Star Linebacker Tadarian Moultry Commits to Auburn

    College And Magnolia "The recruitment of 4* ILB Tadarian Moultry of Jackson-Olin in Birmingham has been interesting. The prospect had said that both Auburn and Alabama led for his commitment at various points over the last few weeks. He's visited both schools multiple times since January. He camped at Auburn's Junior..." May 06

  • Four Auburn University football players arrested Saturday in Auburn

    Oanow "Four Auburn University football players were arrested on Saturday for possession of marijuana. Sophomores Byron Cowart, Carlton Davis III, Ryan Davis and Jeremiah Dinson were arrested at 11 p.m. Saturday night by Auburn police department on charges of possession of marijuana in the second..." May 03

  • Auburn QB Barrett willing to play other roles for Tigers

    SEC Country "Woody Barrett is still developing as a quarterback and he knows it. The incoming Auburn freshman will be in the mix for the starting job in August, but he’s just fine if he has to sit out the season or play other roles. In fact, he’s OK with serving as the Tigers’ Wildcat quarterback in the..." April 24

  • SEC comments on Gus Malzahn's thoughts on potential Auburn move to East

    Alabama "Don't redistrict your college football maps just yet. Despite Auburn coach Gus Malzahn saying he felt there would be "discussion" of the Tigers possibly moving to the SEC East, there has been "no discussion of divisional realignment," an SEC official told AL.com. Malzahn's discussion of a..." April 14

  • Miami-Ohio grad transfer Marshall Taylor verbally commits to Auburn

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Marshall Taylor was ready to walk away from football. The Miami-Ohio defensive back seriously considering leaving a year of eligibility on the table after his team’s season ended in December. Taylor, who medically redshirted as a sophomore, is set to graduate in May with a degree in sports..." April 05