Auburn Rumors & News

  • Former Auburn RB/WR Stanton Truitt commits to North Carolina

    Oanow "Stanton Truitt has a new home. Less than a month after announcing after the Sugar Bowl that he would transfer from Auburn, the former running back and wide receiver announced on Twitter that he had committed to North Carolina. "No better feeling than God giving you another opportunity at..." January 30

  • Auburn’s Carl Lawson ruled ineligible for Senior Bowl

    Fanrag Sports "According to an official statement released by the Senior Bowl on Thursday morning, Auburn Tigers’ defensive end Carl Lawson will not be eligible to participate in this year’s event. While Lawson was initially slated to graduate in December, his declaration for the 2017 NFL Draft has pushed..." January 12

  • Auburn won't interview Art Briles for offensive coordinator job

    ESPN "When Auburn hires a new offensive coordinator, this much is certain: It will not be former Baylor coach Art Briles. Briles will not be considered for the position because of his role at Baylor in the sexual assaults scandal, a source told ESPN. Auburn is seeking an offensive coordinator..." January 12

  • Auburn defensive end Carl Lawson announces he will enter 2017 NFL Draft

    Oanow "Monday's Sugar Bowl was Carl Lawson's final game in an Auburn uniform. After four years, three seasons and 14 sacks, the standout defensive end announced on Twitter that he would forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. " January 04

  • Auburn WR Stanton Truitt transferring: ‘I hope I’m not letting any of the fans down’

    SEC Country "Auburn wide receiver Stanton Truitt is transferring from the university, per a tweet from his account on Tuesday evening. “Although it’s unfortunate I was not able to show all my talents I have to offer, I promise I enjoyed the many memories with you all and I truly mean that,” he wrote. " January 04

  • Oklahoma cruises past Auburn in Sugar Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "NEW ORLEANS -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has heard it before: SEC football teams are bigger, stronger and more physical than teams from the Big 12, as if his seventh-ranked Sooners have been playing flag football for the last several years. But after suffocating No. 14 Auburn 35-19 in the..." January 03

  • JUCO tight end Salvatore Cannella commits to Auburn

    Alabama "The nation's No. 2 junior college tight end will suit up for Auburn next season Salvatore Cannella, a three-star prospect according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, chose Auburn on Wednesday afternoon. His other two finalists were Texas and Maryland. Cannella, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound tight..." December 14

  • Former Auburn RB Says A Tow Truck Has Been Called For Nick Saban’s Helicopter Parked On High School Field

    The Spun "Nick Saban flew in on a helicopter to recruit players at Grayson High School in Georgia, and a former Auburn running back isn’t impressed. Grayson High School in Loganville is absolutely stacked this year. According to 247Sports, three of the top 25 2017 recruits in Georgia (and 11 of the..." December 08

  • Did former Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham hint at where he'll play next year

    Fox Sports - College Football "College football's National Signing Day is still months away, but arguably the most important recruit available may have tipped his hand as to where he'll play college football next season. That player is Jarrett Stidham, the former five-star, can't miss quarterback who played at Baylor during..." November 29

  • No. 1 Alabama knocks off Auburn in 81st Iron Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 1 Alabama's defense shut down Auburn and its offense did just enough to win the 81st Iron Bowl. The Crimson Tide (12-0) got three touchdowns from quarterback Jalen Hurts and a big receiving day from ArDarius Stewart en route to a 30-12 victory on Saturday...." November 26

  • Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway 'expected' to play in Iron Bowl

    Alabama "Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway is expected to play in this week's Iron Bowl. The 6-foot, 240-pound Pettway has missed the past two games due to a leg injury suffered late against Vanderbilt on Nov. 5. "I can't guarantee he's going to be 100 percent at this point," Auburn coach Gus..." November 22

  • Auburn rolls to 55-0 victory over Alabama A&M

    The Sports Xchange "One of Auburn's goals going into Saturday night's game against Alabama A&M was to earn its first shutout since 2008. "Any time you get a shutout is something special," Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said. "It's so hard to get a shutout in college football." Auburn made it look easy in this..." November 20

  • Auburn's Jeremy Johnson to start vs. Alabama A&M

    Alabama "Sean White's shoulder injury will keep him out of Saturday's game with Alabama A&M, so Auburn is going with senior Jeremy Johnson at quarterback. "Sean White has not practiced this week," Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said Thursday night during his weekly radio appearance on Tiger Talk. "Sean..." November 18

  • Auburn sophomore defensive end Byron Cowart out indefinitely

    Alabama "The injuries continue to pile up for Auburn. Sophomore defensive end Byron Cowart is out indefinitely after having his appendix removed, coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Wednesday afternoon. ESPN was the first to report on Cowart's injury. "He did have an emergency appendectomy and it happened..." November 17

  • Defense shines as Georgia jolts No. 9 Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia coach Kirby Smart didn't deny it. Sure, he wishes his Bulldogs could have given a better account of themselves in their previous nine games. But although Georgia hasn't quite lived up to expectations, Saturday's 13-7 victory over No. 9 Auburn gave him reason to..." November 12

  • Auburn quarterback Sean White to start against Georgia

    Alabama "Auburn's starting quarterback will be back in this week's game with rival Georgia. Sean White, who missed the first half of last week's 23-16 win over Vanderbilt due to a shoulder injury but came in to go 10 of 13 for 106 yards with a touchdown in the second half, will open this week's..." November 08

  • White comes off bench to lead No. 9 Auburn past Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt went toe to toe with Auburn on the road, but the Tigers hung on to thwart a last-minute drive and preserve a 23-16 victory over Vanderbilt at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Quarterback Sean White came off the bench to throw the go-ahead touchdown early in the second..." November 05

  • Britt commits to Auburn

    247 Sports "Kenney Britt will be a Tiger. The 4-star linebacker from Oxford (Ala.), a player highly coveted by Auburn, committed to the Tigers on Monday afternoon. He chose Auburn over programs such as Georgia, Stanford and Ole Miss. He will be an early enrollee. Britt began visiting Auburn as a..." November 01

  • Pettway runs wild as No. 15 Auburn knocks off Ole Miss

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway, who gained a career-high 236 yards in a 40-29 win over host Mississippi on Saturday night, wanted to inflict pain on defenders before they could do that to him. "As the game went on, I felt more in control," Pettway said after the 15th-ranked Tigers won..." October 30

  • Auburn lands commitment from junior speedster Shaun Shivers

    Alabama "Shaun Shivers, a three-star all-purpose running back from Hollywood, Fla., announced his commitment to Auburn on Wednesday. Shivers announced his decision on the Tony Sands Show in south Florida. The 5-foot-7, 160-pound Shivers is the No. 6 ranked all-purpose back in the class of 2018 per..." October 27

  • No. 21 Auburn crushes No. 17 Arkansas 56-3

    The Sports Xchange "AUBURN, Ala. -- Last year, it took four overtimes to determine a winner between Auburn and Arkansas. This year, it took basically a half. Behind a powerful rushing attack, big plays and a stifling defense, No. 21 Auburn raced out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back en..." October 22

  • Auburn dominates Mississippi State as Pettway runs for 3 TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore running back Kamryn Pettway had a career performance, leading surging Auburn to a 38-14 SEC road win over Mississippi State on Saturday. Pettway finished with a career-high 169 yards rushing and three touchdowns for the Tigers (4-2, 2-1 SEC), who have bounced back from a home loss..." October 08

  • White, Johnson power Auburn in rout of La.-Monroe

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Sean White passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Kerryon Johnson rushed for 146 yards and two scores in Auburn's 58-7 rout of Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. John Franklin III threw a touchdown pass and scored on an 80-yard catch-and-run as the..." October 01

  • 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