AUBURN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl comments on Kareem Canty going pro

Auburn Tigers star guard Kareem Canty, currently on indefinite suspension due to a violation of team rules, declared for the NBA Draft last night and coach Bruce Pearl commented on the decision to local media. Tom Green of Opelika-Auburn News posted Pearl’s comments to Twitter and, to be blunt, Pearl sounds less than thrilled about Canty opting to forego his senior season. Pearl...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pearl: Auburn's Kareem Canty leaves team, school to turn pro

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn point guard Kareem Canty has left the team and is turning pro. Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said Friday that Canty has left school for ''personal reasons.'' He says the frustrations of a struggling team contributed to Canty's frustrations. Pearl had suspended his leading scorer indefinitely last week before the Georgia game for ''conduct detrimental to the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Auburn’s Kareem Canty Announces He Will Forego Senior Season, Enter NBA Draft

Auburn’s outlook on the 2016-’17 college basketball season suffered a major blow Thursday night when leading scorer Kareem Canty announced he’ll forego his senior season and enter the 2016 NBA Draft. This comes just days after Canty’s suspension, due to conduct detrimental to the team, was extended into Tuesday night’s game against Tennessee.  Canty took to Twitter to...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn pitches recruit with Step Brothers-themed mailing

Being creative on the recruiting trail is paramount in the rough and tumble world of SEC football recruiting. Apparently, so is having some knowledge of Photoshop. That seems to be the case for the Auburn Tigers, as they recently sent out a piece of recruiting mail to an offensive line recruit with a Step Brothers theme to it. Auburn will stop at nothing to get coveted graduate...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hubbs, Tennessee breeze past ice-cold Auburn 71-45

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Robert Hubbs III scored 20 points and Devon Baulkman added 14 to end their personal slumps as Tennessee defeated Auburn 71-45 on Tuesday to hand the Tigers their sixth consecutive loss. Hubbs had totaled 12 points and had shot 4 of 17 from the floor over the three games leading up to this one. Baulkman had scored a total of 12 points and had shot a combined...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn will be without leading scorer against Tennessee

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The Auburn Tigers have a 250-pound power forward playing point guard, three scholarship players available in the backcourt and a hard time scoring without hitting their 3-point shots. That's the predicament facing Tigers coach Bruce Pearl going into Tuesday night's game at his old team, Tennessee. Pearl said Monday that leading scorer Kareem Canty will miss his...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Auburn Changes Social Media Color Schemes To Support Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Auburn University’s social media platforms have a different color scheme this evening.  Carolina Panthers’ blue.  In support of their former star quarterback, Cam Newton, the Tigers have switched up their color schemes for the Super Bowl.  We have a new color scheme for our social platforms. What do you think @Panthers? #WarEagle #SB50 pic.twitter.com/Jgzx4HbCCM — Auburn...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn says Auburn’s QB competition is ‘wide open’

The Auburn Tigers struggled mightily in 2015 due to the lack of strong quarterback play and with Auburn set to have a lot of depth at the position for the coming season, coach Gus Malzahn told reporters that the competition for the starting job would be “wide open” once spring practices begin on March 1. The Tigers rolled with Jeremy Johnson to start the 2015 season, but he was...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn top scorer Kareem Canty suspended indefinitely

ATLANTA (AP) Auburn has suspended leading scorer Kareem Canty indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team. Coach Bruce Pearl announced the suspension before Saturday's game at Georgia. Canty, a junior point guard from the Harlem section of New York City, is averaging 18.3 points per game. He has made 69 3-pointers, the most in the Southeastern Conference. He also leads the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Erique Florence says he has a story to tell about Auburn, but it’s going to cost

Erique Florence was a four-star defensive back that signed with the Auburn Tigers back in 2011. After he was unable to crack the rotation, Florence transferred to Troy University to finish up his college career. While it looks like he won’t be headed to the NFL, Florence has found another way to get some quick cash. Florence wrote an interesting Facebook status telling TMZ that...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn releases National Signing Day hype video

If you’re an Auburn fan, then you’re probably grinning from ear to ear due to the Tigers’ National Signing Day haul of 21 recruits, including five-star defensive tackle Derrick Brown. Of course, to give fans a better idea of how things work on campus during National Signing Day, a hype video was posted to Auburn’s official Twitter. Check it out! WATCH | Yesterday started...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Auburn Football Releases Cool Behind-The-Scenes Video From National Signing Day

Auburn’s football program signed another top recruiting class on Wednesday.  The Tigers inked their 2016 recruiting class, which includes commitments from 21 players – one five-star, 12 four-stars and eight three-stars. The class is ranked No. 9 in the country, No. 5 in the SEC, by 247 Sports.  Auburn’s National Signing Day wasn’t without excitement, either. The Tigers...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn, Georgia Sign Highly Rated 2016 Defensive Recruits

In the heat of recruiting battles that came to a head on National Signing Day, some of the top SEC programs were going against one another for some of the top recruits in the country. In the case of the Auburn Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs, each school was able to land a top rated defensive recruit before signing day was done. The Tigers struck first when they were able to bring...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Signing day pledges boost Auburn's defense, passing game

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The Auburn Tigers appear to have given their passing game and defensive line much-needed boosts. The Tigers landed four wide receivers, two quarterbacks and a 5-star defensive tackle with a strong finish on Wednesday. They struggled at quarterback all season but also lost two of the top three receivers from a group that already lacked consistent playmakers. ...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn lands 4-Star WR Nate Craig-Myers

The Auburn Tigers landed a major recruit on National Signing Day. Though it was expected, fans of the Tigers and the Auburn coaching staff were happy to learn that four-star wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers has commited to the program. Craig-Myers becomes Auburn’s highest-rated wide receiver commit since 2006. #Auburn gets a big fish in Florida https://t.co/3EbcZyrg29 pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Football recruiting: Derrick Brown update

The Auburn Tigers are always a force to be reckoned with on the recruiting trail. Simply put, their football coaches are masters and wizards when it comes to landing top prospects down the stretch, especially on National Signing Day. Seemingly every single year, on signing day, there are big time prospects and recruits that announce that they will sign their letters of intents with...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn has ‘lofty plans’ to improve facilities

The Auburn Tigers are looking into improving the team’s facilities and there are apparently some “lofty plans” for the upgrades, according to 247 Sports. Auburn athletics director Jay Jacobs sent a letter to school donors which outlined “lofty plans for improving facilities to assure the highest competitiveness in the toughest conference in college.” The total cost of...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber declares for the NFL Draft

Auburn running back Peyton Barber, who led the team in rushing this season, has declared for the NFL Draft. Barber announced the move on Instagram.  A photo posted by Peyton Barber (@pbarber25) on Jan 18, 2016 at 3:09pm PST Barber rushed for 1,017 yards and 13 touchdowns last fall, his only season as a starter for the Tigers. He carried 10 times for 54 yards...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Auburn Recruits Play Video Game On Largest Scoreboard In College Football

Before the start of the 2015 college football season, the Auburn Tigers unveiled the biggest addition they could to Jordan-Hare Stadium: a new scoreboard that is the largest in all of college football. Now, with the scoreboard being in place for its first ever recruiting class, the school has figured out another way to have fun with their new toy and impress recruits at the same...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn OL Avery Young declares for NFL Draft

Auburn offensive lineman Avery Young has been very versatile for the Tigers since 2012, when he started three games as a true freshman. Despite having another year of eligibility, Young will head to the NFL, he told NFL Network’s Rand Gatlin. Just spoke to #Auburn OT @AveryYoung56. He tells me he's submitting his name for entry into the 2016 NFL Draft. pic.twitter.com/8yot4rNC9J...
Via College Spun
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeopardy contestant gets Alabama question wrong, answers Auburn

    One contestant on “Jeopardy!” better not ever set foot on the University of Alabama campus after his blunder Tuesday night. One of the categories on the game show was “colleges by team names.” The first clue/answer was “Crimson Tide.” A contestant by the name of Steve answered Auburn. Alabama residents who couldn’t name five elements on the periodic table...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Mother of top recruit: Will Muschamp is a 'pure liar'

    The mother of a top defensive recruit blasted former Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp for lying to her. Jennifer Coney, who is the mother of No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary, had harsh words for Muschamp for leaving to take the head coaching job at South Carolina after telling her he would stay at Auburn. Coney tells 247 Sports that Auburn recruiters Muschamp and linebackers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley not thrilled about Auburn's bowl game

Just two seasons ago, the Auburn Tigers were in Pasadena, Calif. for their bowl game … getting ready to play the Florida State Seminoles for the national championship. In 2015, reports are the Tigers will be playing a lot closer to home. Some projections have Auburn heading to the Birmingham Bowl, just 110 miles northwest of their campus. While a bowl is a bowl for many teams...
Via Gamedayr
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn worried about keeping secrets from Alabama

In the world of college football, it has become more and more like pulling teeth when it comes to getting information from the coaches of many major programs. Everyone seems worried that in our age of social media, their opponents will get an edge knowing who the second string long snapper is. Add Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn to the list of coaches who is showing restraint when...
Via Gamedayr
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Malzahn: ‘I have to do a better job’ calling plays on first down

It’s no secret Auburn football hasn’t featured the same explosive offense this season we’ve grown accustomed to seeing in years past. Head coach Gus Malzahn took responsibility for his team’s offensive woes during an appearance on Tiger Talk, via AL.com. Specifically, Malzahn says he’s got to do a better job calling plays on first downs. “That was one of our...
Via Sportsnaut
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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