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Auburn defensive end Dee Ford is expected to miss the season opener against Washington State because of a knee injury.
Tigers defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said Monday night that Ford will be out for the Aug. 31 game. Johnson says the team's top pass rusher will be out for an extended time but he's not sure how long.
Ford led the Tigers with six sacks last season.
He's expected to be a leader of the defensive line. The injury could force highly recruited defensive ends Carl Lawson or Elijah Daniel to play a bigger role early.
Johnson says backup cornerback Jonathan Jones also will miss the opener after undergoing ankle surgery on Monday following an off-the-field accident. Safety Demetruce McNeal was dismissed over the weekend following an arrest.
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It looks as though Auburn will have to go into its season opener against Washington State without its top rusher from last season. Defensive end Dee Ford is recovering from what's being described as "an injury to one of the ligaments in his left knee," and may be out for longer than that.
Ford is reported to have suffered the injury back on Aug. 10. No surgery is...
The Auburn Tigers and coach Gus Malzahn have officially dismissed safety Demetruce McNeal following charges of misdemeanor marijuana possession.
Everybody needs a good bit of “cry time” on occasion — cryotherapy, that is.
Today, many college football fans were exposed to cryotherapy via former Auburn coach Gene Chizik. Apparently, he uses the machine to relax before he hosts his Sirius XM Radio show.
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Definitely worth a 1,000 words: Former Auburn Tigers coach Gene Chizik looks relaxed as can be in a cryosauna before hosting his Sirius XM radio show.
According to reports out of Auburn, new head coach Gus Malzahn has named JUCO transfer Nick Marshall as the Tigers starting quarterback for the 2013 season.
As the saying goes... If you can play football, it doesn't matter what you do off the field. We've seen examples of this happen across the college football landscape for years now and on Tuesday we got another one as now-former Auburn defensive back Demetruce McNeal is back on the football field just under 72 hours following his dismissal from the Tigers' program for...
Auburn linebacker Cassanova McKinzy has trimmed down and said he feels like his game is coming around under the guidance of Ellis Johnson.
Auburn has made several moves to help out depth in the secondary including moving running back Johnathan Ford to cornerback.
The head football coach said he liked what he saw in a physical practice to end the "camp" portion of drills. This report features news, notes and quotes on the Auburn Tigers.