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Larry Brown Sports:
Cam Newton has officially changed the game of college football. With the way Newton played this season at the NFL level it may be easy to forget what happened with him at Auburn. Newton won the Heisman trophy and led the Tigers to a National Championship, but to say his college career was filled with controversy would be an enormous understatement.
A little over a year ago, Newton was reinstated at Auburn and declared eligible for the remainder of what would become a championship season. While it was determined that his father, Cecil Newton, tried to auction Cam off to the highest bidder, the NCAA could not prove that Cam knew about the illegal activity. As a result, Newton was allowed to play.
On Wednesday, a rule change assured that we will not see a repeat of the Newton situation. Here is an explanation from the USA Today:
The association’s Division I legislative council endorsed a measure Wednesday expanding its definition of an agent to encompass third-party influences – includ...
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Gene Chizik has hired Brian VanGorder as Auburn’s new offensive coordinator. VanGorder has been on the Falcon’s staff as defensive coordinator for the last 3 seasons (2008-2011). VanGorder does have SEC experience. He was the Defensive coordinator for the Georgia Bulldogs from 2001-2004, during what could have been Georgia’s best defensive years until this season. VanGorder...
College Football Hall of Fame coach Pat Dye writes about the Auburn Tigers and the BCS title game in this edition of The Dye-Log.
Kentucky knocked off a feisty group of Auburn Tigers Wednesday night on the road. With a balanced effort, Calipari’s crew pulled away late, winning 68-53.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik says he only spoke to one candidate for defensive coordinator, and that was Brian VanGorder.
The No. 2-ranked Texas men's swimming and diving team handed the seventh-ranked Auburn Tigers their first loss of the dual-meet season, taking a 161-131 decision Thursday night at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center.
Jan 11, 8:00 PM | Auburn Arena
Kentucky Wildcats vs Auburn Tigers Odds
Auburn Arena will host Tigers vs. Wildcats action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.
The Tigers sport records of 10-5 and 2-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wildcats have 15-1 and 4-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are...
Keep up-to-date with the Auburn Tigers Swimming & Diving program in the latest issue of the alumni newsletter.