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Auburn softball drops from No. 2 in coaches poll for first time all season

AUBURN, Ala. — For the first time in 2017, Auburn softball won’t have a No. 2 by its name when it takes the field for its next matchup. Auburn (21-3, 2-1 SEC) fell from No. 2 to No. 4 in the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll after taking two out of three games against SEC rival LSU this past weekend. The Tigers opened the college softball season at No. 2 in the country and hadn’t...
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10 days ago

Auburn Basketball: Women’s odds entering the 2017 NCAA Tournament

Here we discuss Auburn basketball, and how far the women might go after being named a No. 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Although the men’s season is over, the women are still keeping Auburn basketball alive. The Tigers (17-14, 7-9 SEC) are led by Katie Frerking, who leads the team in scoring with 15.9 […] Auburn Basketball: Women’s odds entering the 2017 NCAA Tournament ...
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10 days ago

Still waiting on offer, in-state DT Alfred Thomas has Auburn at ‘the top’

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. Today, we look at Auburn’s chances with defensive tackle Alfred Thomas who has been recruited by Auburn since his freshman year. Waiting on the offer Alfred Thomas’ offer sheet is impressive: Georgia, Mississippi State, Kentucky, Missouri, Ole Miss, North...
Via SEC Country
10 days ago

Auburn Women Heading to the Big Dance – Again!

It’s been eleven anxious days for the Auburn Women’s Basketball team since exiting the SEC Tournament in the second round. After losing to Georgia, the Tigers were one of the teams on the bubble for making the NCAA Tourney. Last evening the ladies got the news they have been waiting for – they were awarded their second consecutive berth to the Big Dance under Coach Terri Williams...
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10 days ago

Chip Lindsey’s repeal of Gus Malzahn’s outside QB coaching rule shows Auburn’s offense is his

AUBURN, Ala. — The 2017 season definitely will be the start of a new era for Auburn football’s quarterbacks, as first-year offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey has repealed a long-standing rule under head coach Gus Malzahn. Lindsey told reporters last week he would allow his quarterbacks to get outside coaching during the offseason, which had been banned by Malzahn in his tenure...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Auburn Softball: Tigers take dramatic series win over LSU

The Auburn softball team just wouldn’t quit, as the Tigers take two of three from LSU in dramatic fashion. There were times earlier in the season when Auburn struggled to move baserunners and come up with hits during key innings, but not this past weekend. Auburn’s Haley Fagan delivered clutch hits, in both the Friday night and […] Auburn Softball: Tigers take dramatic series...
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11 days ago

Auburn Baseball: Tigers take two of three from Presbyterian

Here we discuss Auburn baseball‘s recent series against Presbyterian, where the Tigers took two out of three from the Blue Hose. The Auburn baseball team came back to win two out of three against the Presbyterian College Pale Hose this weekend, moving to 12-5 overall as it readies for SEC play. Again, the bullpen was […] Auburn Baseball: Tigers take two of three from Presbyterian...
Via Fly War Eagle
11 days ago

Pearl: Auburn program strong after disappointing season

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn coach Bruce Pearl feels his program ''is in really, really good shape'' following a season marked both by progress and disappointing defeats. For the first time in his tenure, the Tigers' coach will get most of his scoring and rebounding production back, including talented freshmen Mustapha Heron, Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy. It still didn't take the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn’s Davis Daniel to the Rescue?

Auburn Baseball’s chances at playing in the post season improved on Sunday when Davis Daniel pitched a three hit game to defeat Presbyterian. The right hander came to Auburn as one of the top recruits in the state of Alabama. However, he struggled in his first four games and brought a 6.75 ERA to the mound yesterday. But the freshman appeared to find his groove Sunday throwing...
Via Track’em Tigers
11 days ago

Auburn Basketball: It’s not time to panic for Bruce Pearl success

Here we discuss the recent struggles of Auburn basketball and why falling out of the SEC Tournament is not a cue to panic. Auburn basketball’s 2016-17 season likely came to a close following a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Missouri to win 86-83 in overtime. Missouri is in last place in the SEC and recently lost to […] Auburn Basketball: It’s not time to panic for Bruce Pearl...
Via Fly War Eagle
13 days ago

Auburn Football: Missouri loss exposes why ’17-’18 a key year for Pearl

Here we discuss Auburn basketball‘s recent failures in the SEC Tournament, and why to look forward to the 2017-18 season. Auburn basketball’s embarrassing 86-83 loss to Missouri in the first round of the SEC Tournament in Nashville on Wednesday night shows just how important the 2017-18 season will be for coach Bruce Pearl. The Tigers […] Auburn Football: Missouri loss exposes...
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13 days ago

Auburn Football: Auburn alum Fairley gets $30 million deal after career year

Here we discuss former Auburn football player Nick Fairley, who recently capitalized on a career year with the New Orleans Saints. Nick Fairley, the defensive lineman who helped Auburn football win the 2010 national championship, has signed a four-year, $30 million contract with the New Orleans Saints. Fairley turned around his NFL career in 2016, […] Auburn Football: Auburn alum...
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13 days ago

Auburn Softball: Tigers set to host LSU in SEC opener

The No. 2 Auburn softball team took advantage of their final tune up Wednesday night with a 14-0 thrashing of in-state rival, Alabama State, before the Tigers open SEC play against LSU Friday night. Auburn will open SEC play hitting on all cylinders having outscored their past 14 opponents by a combined score of 119-4. […] Auburn Softball: Tigers set to host LSU in SEC opener ...
Via Fly War Eagle
15 days ago

Auburn Football: The five best, and five worst, NFL first-round picks from Auburn

Here we discuss the top five best, and worst, first-round draft picks to ever come out of Auburn football. With the NFL Combine now over and Auburn football scheduled to hold its Pro Day on Friday at the Auburn Athletic Complex, let’s look at former Tigers drafted in the first round by an NFL team. […] Auburn Football: The five best, and five worst, NFL first-round picks from...
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16 days ago

Auburn Baseball: Offseason under pitching guru helps Thompson, Mize

Here we discuss the development of Auburn baseball’s Keegan Thompson and Casey Mize following an offseason with Butch Thompson. Auburn baseball head coach Butch Thompson is known as one of the premier pitching coaches in the country, and the early performances of No. 1 starting pitcher Keegan Thompson and No. 2 starter Casey Mize for the 2017 Tigers […] Auburn Baseball: Offseason...
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16 days ago

Auburn Football: Tigers must secure 2018 quarterback commit Joey Gatewood

Here we discuss Auburn football commit Joey Gatewood, who has drawn comparisons to Cam Newton for his size and dual-threat capabilities. Auburn football commit Joey Gatewood had a very strong relationship with former offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee, who recently left for the same position at UConn, but many skeptics believe that with Lashlee leaving, so […] Auburn Football...
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17 days ago

Auburn Softball: No. 2 Auburn Storms Through the Wilson/DeMarini Classic

Auburn softball outscored opponents 54-2 in the Wilson/DeMarini Classic in what could prove to be a big confidence builder before entering SEC play next weekend at home against weekend. Auburn softball opened tournament play Friday night against Liberty. While the Flames kept it close through the first three innings, Auburn’s Kasey Cooper hit a bomb over the right field wall...
Via Fly War Eagle
17 days ago

Auburn Baseball: Tigers take two of three from Lipscomb

Here we discuss Auburn baseball’s series against a talented Lipscomb team, where the Tigers took two out of three to finish the weekend. The Auburn baseball team won two of three games during its weekend series with Lipscomb University, once again starting strong with starting pitchers Keegan Thompson and Casey Mize but seeing its bullpen struggle later in […] Auburn Baseball...
Via Fly War Eagle
18 days ago

Mizzou ends regular season with 89-78 loss to Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. -- Mustapha Heron made every shot he took in the first half, and the Auburn Tigers didn't miss many either. Heron scored 20 points and Auburn shot nearly 70 percent before halftime in an 89-78 victory Saturday over Missouri. It was the regular-season finale for both teams. Auburn (18-13, 7-11 Southeastern Conference) built a 20-point lead in the first half and didn't...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Top eight takeaways from Saturday at the NFL Combine

The second day of workouts at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis took place on Saturday with wide receivers proving themselves to be above the rest of those taking to the field.Washington product John Ross set the new combine record with a 4.22 40-yard dash. Fellow wide receiver Zay Jones also did a whole bunch to improve his stock with a tremendous overall performance...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Auburn Football Spring Practice: Tray Matthews

2017 Auburn Football Spring Practice: Tray Matthews
Via Auburn Tigers Athletics
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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