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  • SEC admits officiating mix-up forced Penn State to punt on third down

    USA Today "The Southeastern Conference admitted its officials got it wrong against Penn State. The Nittany Lions beat Auburn 28-20 Saturday night, but Penn State coach James Franklin was visibly upset earlier in the game when his team was forced to punt on third down. With..." September 19

  • Auburn’s Zakoby McClain responds to ridiculous targeting call at goal line

    Larry Brown Sports "Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain issued a response on Twitter Saturday night after being ejected for targeting in his team’s 28-20 loss at Penn State. Penn State had a 1st-and-goal at the Auburn 1 early in the fourth quarter while leading 21-20. Sean Clifford completed a pass to..." September 19

  • Alabama, Auburn among schools to offer COVID-19 vaccines, vouchers at football games this season

    USA Today "Alabama health officials have recruited colleges to host COVID-19 vaccination campaigns ahead of football games this fall, with fans eligible for $75 voucher incentives on game days. Thirteen colleges in the state will participate in the program, including the University of Alabama..." September 02

  • Bryan Harsin 'not anti-vaccine' following positive COVID-19 test

    The Score "Auburn coach Bryan Harsin expects to be out of COVID-19 quarantine by game week but said Wednesday that the Tigers' vaccination rate hasn't reached the 85% threshold. Harsin, who has declined to say if he's vaccinated, has been in quarantine since he tested positive on..." August 25

  • Auburn DC Derek Mason has recovered from breakthrough bout with COVID-19

    ESPN "Auburn defensive coordinator Derek Mason announced on Tuesday that he has recovered from a breakthrough case of COVID-19. Mason, who was previously the head coach at Vanderbilt, said he was looking forward to returning to the team and encouraged people to get vaccinated. " August 24

  • Four-star S Tre Donaldson commits to Tigers on CBS Sports HQ

    CBS Sports "Tre Donaldson, a four-star football and basketball prospect, announced his commitment to Auburn on Thursday on CBS Sports HQ. Donaldson, a 6-foot, 190-pounder from Tallahassee, Florida, chose the Tigers over Florida, Florida State, Alabama, Ole Miss. Donaldson, a safety, is the No...." August 19

  • Under-the-Radar CFB Teams That Can Alter Championship Races

    Bleacher Report "When the regular season is over, the powerhouse programs are usually in position to challenge for a national title. One of college football's best appeals, however, is the potential for an upset of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma or other big-name teams along the way. And..." August 09

  • The Biggest Challenges Facing Each New College Football Coach This Season

    ESPN "From navigating a tricky conference to a complete program overhaul, every new coach has challenges in college football. The hurdles new hires have to face in their maiden season can be seemingly endless in the ever-evolving sport but each job provides its own unique set of..." August 05

  • Miami, Auburn agree to home-and-home series

    ESPN "Miami and Auburn will play a home-and-home series in 2029 and 2030, the schools announced Thursday. The Hurricanes will host the Tigers on Sept. 1, 2029, then travel to play at Auburn on Aug. 31, 2030. Despite expected changes to an expanded College Football Playoff format, Miami..." June 17

  • Tommy Tuberville Says NCAA 'Players Are Already Getting Paid ... Their Scholarship'

    Bleacher Report "The world of college athletics could be on the verge of a major overhaul, with the possibility of federal legislation allowing athletes to profit off their skills, according to Alan Blinder of the New York Times. Just don't expect Alabama's junior senator..." June 13

  • Former LSU QB TJ Finley transfers to Auburn

    The Score "Former LSU quarterback TJ Finley announced Monday he's transferring to Auburn. The signal-caller entered the transfer portal earlier this month following his freshman campaign at LSU. Alabama, Houston, and Penn State were the other finalists as..." May 24

  • IU football officially welcomes Auburn transfer Jaren Handy

    The Daily Hoosier "As we reported last week, Indiana landed a commitment from Auburn transfer defensive end Jaren Handy. As a recruit in the class of 2019, Handy was a 4-star and ranked the No. 100 overall player in the class and the No. 7 strong-side defensive end according to the 247Sports..." May 18

  • Auburn coach Bryan Harsin supports Playoff expansion

    247 Sports "There's a real chance that the College Football Playoff expands from the current four-team format in the coming years, but coaches, media and fans are split on whether that should happen. The CFP semifinals are notorious for delivering low-quality blowouts, and that would only get..." May 06

  • Auburn Tigers Get Called Out For Their Embarrassing Recruiting Graphic

    Total Pro Sports "The Auburn Tigers have won two national championships, completed 12 undefeated seasons, including seven perfect seasons, recorded 15 total conference championships, appeared in 41 post-season bowl games, and have finished first or tied for first in the SEC’s Western Division nine..." May 04

  • Eli Drinkwitz’s staff at Missouri began its build more than a decade ago at Auburn with Curtis Luper

    The Athletic "Tommy Reamon was speechless. A star running back for Mizzou almost 50 years ago, not much fazes the 69-year-old high school coach. He was a Virginia native who grew up 1,000 miles away, transferred to Missouri from Fort Scott Community College and led the Tigers in rushing in 1973. He..." April 26

  • Gators have a confident DT in Daquan Newkirk, the Auburn transfer who could not be stopped

    The Athletic " Transfer defensive tackle Daquan Newkirk shares an off-campus apartment with Kyree Campbell, the very player Florida is bringing in Newkirk to replace. They don’t see one another much because Campbell is away training for the draft, so Newkirk’s primary roommate is Cowboy, an..." April 12