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According to Yahoo! Sports and Pat Forde, the NCAA is investigating the Auburn football program for possible benefits in exchange for play. A lot of people have been predicting this for sometime. Here is what the Yahoo! Sports report had to say: According to multiple sources, NCAA investigators have been working for weeks on potential improprieties involving Auburn recruits, players, coaches, representatives of the school’s athletic interests and third parties. Assistant coaches Trooper Taylor and Curtis Luper have been scrutinized by the NCAA, sources said. Taylor is the assistant head coach and wide receivers coach, while Luper coaches running backs and is the recruiting coordinator. Auburn has been long suspected of paying Cam Newton anywhere from 180K to 200K to play for the Auburn Football program by many sports personalities. Auburn is now winless in the SEC and the people in Auburn are calling for Gene Chizik to be fired. They are 3 and 8 so far this year. The jokes have rain...
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The hits just keep on coming for Gene Chizik and his program.
As if it wasnt enough that the 2010 BCS national champions are just 3-8 heading into this weekends Iron Bowl against No. 2 Alabama, a Yahoo! Sports report released Wednesday documented an ongoing investigation into the Auburn Tigers football program.
According to the report, NCAA investigators have combed the program...
Auburn coach Gene Chizik has declined to ''comment on speculation'' that the NCAA is investigating alleged improprieties involving the football program.
The Birmingham News reported Wednesday that NCAA investigators have interviewed at least one assistant coach and several players this week ahead of the Tigers' game against No. 2 Alabama.
The newspaper, citing...
The Auburn Tigers are less than two years removed from winning the BCS Championship against the Oregon Ducks. Gene Chizik led the Tigers back to NCAA Football glory that season and, within two short years, the Auburn faithful are calling for his job. As it now turns out, they may not be the only ones upset with Auburn football.
Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the NCAA...
Jeff Whitaker understands Auburn's situation going into the Iron Bowl. He's aware of the criticism that has been heaped on coach Gene Chizik and that the Tigers are huge underdogs going into the game with No. 2 Alabama.
The Auburn defensive tackle just doesn't need the extra motivation.
''It's Alabama-Auburn. We're not afraid because of your record or...
What jumps out to me when you look at Alabama and Auburn is the turnover margin.
Alabama is plus-12 on the season and Auburn is minus-10. If Auburn is going to have any chance in this game, its going to have to take care of the football. If the Tigers turn it over at all, I think theyre really at an even bigger disadvantage. I dont think they have a chance if they turn it over...
We were all getting ready to start off our Thanksgiving weekend when Pat Forde decided to drop a pretty juicy story on us all. According to Forde's report for Yahoo! Sports, the NCAA is investigating Auburn for potential recruiting violations.
I know, you're shocked. Right?
The repost says the NCAA is focusing their investigation on a pair of Auburn assistant coaches...
The NCAA is reportedly investigating Auburn in regards to possible recruiting violations. So says Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports. And before you ask, this has nothing to do with Cam Newton. Two of head football coach Gene Chizik's assistants are prominent in the investigation.
"According to multiple sources, NCAA investigators have spent weeks
looking into potential...
What better way to make fun of your rival than to make a t-shirt and beg them to keep their current coach employed?
Alabama fans beg Auburn to keep Gene Chizik as coach
[via @ClayTravis | h/t @Aaron_Torres]
The Big 12 outpaced the SEC in average salary pay per coach according to a USA Today report. The SEC still has the top paid coach, Alabama's Nick Saban, and they have eight coaches in the top 25 of the highest paid. The Big Ten has five of the top 25 salaries for coaches and the Big 12 has four. The SEC actually saw a decrease in average salary since last season, but that is...
Auburn coach Gene Chizik talks about the Iron Bowl this weekend, previews Alabama, and talks about why this is one of the top rivalries in sports.
Comments from Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik are featured in this report.
Auburn defensive linemen Nosa Eguae, Jeff Whitaker and Angelo Blackson talk about the challenge of slowing down Alabama's running game.
Auburn got 23 points from Frankie Sullivan, but came up just short in a 50-49 loss to Boston College.