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Auburn University Bass Fishing Team Set for Nationals

There isn’t a University in America that is better represented in bass fishing than Auburn University. Not only does Auburn boast multiple proud Auburn alumni in the Bassmaster Elite series in the likes of Stephen Kennedy, Jordan and Matt Lee, but Auburn boasts multiple national championships in the short time that college fishing has been mainstream.  Thanks to the relationship...
Via Track’em Tigers
13 hours ago

Four-star QB Tray Bishop commits to Auburn

The Auburn Tigers received some good news on Monday, with four-star quarterback Tray Bishop announcing his commitment to Gus Malzahn’s program. The 6-foot-3, 193-pound Georgia native was deciding between Auburn, Florida and Georgia. Jeffrey Lee of Rivals shared the news. Auburn has landed a commitment from Terrell QB/ATH Tray Bishop. He's the Tigers' 11th commitment in the 2017...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Lands Commitment From 4-Star Quarterback Tray Bishop

The Auburn Tigers got some solid news Monday morning. Four-star athlete/quarterback Tray Bishop, a product of Dawson, Georgia, has announced where he’ll be playing his college football in 2017. Bishop, who narrowed his decision down to Auburn, Florida and Georgia back in late May, officially chose the Tigers. Bishop, a 6-foot-3, 193-pound player, is the 18th-best player in the...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Musings

Like many of you, I spent part of yesterday watching the Auburn Takeover on the SEC Network. It was great getting a full 24 hours of Auburn coverage. On the flip side, we have to spend the remaining 13 days watching games from school that we have zero interest in. I hope this is the last year of that experiment. My takeaway from yesterday’s look back into Auburn football history...
Via Track’em Tigers
2 days ago

Zeke Smith Was The Representation of What an Auburn Football Player Should Be

The son of a railroad man, Roger Duane Smith was a standout high school fullback at Uniontown, Alabama in 1956. His high school coach knew his favorite SEC player was Georgia quarterback Zeke Bratkowski so he dubbed the star fullback with the nickname “Zeke” and – it stuck. Although Zeke had been a star at Uniontown, he went unsigned by near by Alabama. But his father worked...
Via Track’em Tigers
4 days ago

WATCH: Auburn Tigers compete in the Barbasol Pro-AM

Auburn Tigers compete in the Barbasol Pro-AM
Via Auburn Tigers Athletics
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Auburn signee Tashawn Manning completes chemo

The Auburn got some very good news on Tuesday when it was reported that 2016 defensive tackle signee Tashawn Manning had finished up chemotherapy to combat leukemia. He spoke with AuburnUndercover and he seemed very excited for his future. “I’m all done!,” Manning said. Manning was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia last Thanksgiving and he is trying to get healthy...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn: From national title game to the hot seat in two years

HOOVER, Ala. — A year ago this week, voters at SEC Media Days tabbed Auburn as the preseason favorite to win the conference. A year later, Gus Malzahn and his players here Monday fielded questions about the coach’s job security.How did this happen?“It was complacency,” said Tigers defensive end Carl Lawson. “We let it creep into the program.”Just three years ago, Malzahn...
Via FOX Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Four arrested Auburn players won’t miss playing time

Earlier this year, four Auburn Tigers, including defensive stars Byron Cowart and Carlton Davis, were arrested on charges on possession of marijuana. All players were charged with misdemeanors of possession in the second degree, but it fortunately wont affect their playing time this season. Head coach Gus Malzahn announced at SEC Media Days on Monday that Cowart, Davis, cornerback...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 40 Auburn Tigers

Auburn Tigers 2015 Record: 7-6 overall, 2-6 SEC (beat Memphis 31-10 in Birmingham Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Is the honeymoon over for Gus Malzahn? Gus Malzahn took the conference by storm in 2013. In his debut season as head coach, he took the Tigers to a 11-1 regular season record, beat the mighty Crimson Tide, and guided the Tigers to the National Championship Game. Since that...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn adds Southern Miss for 2018, 2020 schedules

The Auburn Tigers and Southern Miss Golden Eagles have played each others 22 times in the past and they will meet twice more over the course of the next four years. The two teams will meet up at Jordan O’Hare Stadium during the 2018 and 2020 seasons, a move reported by Jason Munz of the Hattiesburg American Thursday morning. CORRECTION: Southern Miss and Auburn's football two...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Briles helped former player land at Auburn

Art Briles may no longer be the Baylor Bears head football coach, but he still holds a strong bond with some of the young men he coached throughout the years. That bond led to Briles helping one of his former players, Kam Martin, land with the Auburn Tigers. According to Martin, Briles, who holds a strong relationship with Gus Malzahn, told the four-star recruit that Auburn would...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star Running Back Switches From Baylor To Auburn

With all the drama plaguing the Baylor football program, they can’t seem to keep any of their solid 2016 commitments. Most 2016 signees are straying away from the Bears’ team and are looking to begin their college careers elsewhere. For the most part, Texas has benefited from the fallback of Baylor commits; they were able to pick up Devin and Donovan Duvernay as well as a four...
Via Gamedayr
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

5-Star Auburn Pledge Calvin Ashley: Commitment Last Year Was “One Of The Best Days Of (His) Life”

Five-star 2017 offensive tackle Calvin Ashley did not let his recruitment drag out. He committed to the Auburn Tigers on May 30, 2015, and is still rock-solid in that pledge today, with over seven months until National Signing Day. It isn’t a ‘Throwback Thursday’ quite yet, but this morning Ashley posted a picture from that commitment, calling it one of the best days of his...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Penn State, Auburn announce home-and-home series

Fans of both Penn State and Auburn will be treated to an exciting home-and-home football series in the not-so-distant future. Monday, it was announced that the Tigers and the Nittany Lions have scheduled two non-conference matchups for 2021 and 2022. The Tigers will visit Penn State first, while the Nittany Lions will head to Auburn the year after. For Auburn, it’s the second...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Roc Thomas transferring from Auburn

Roc Thomas is a rising junior running back who carried the ball 43 times in 2015 for 261 yards for the Auburn Tigers. Thomas’s best two performances of 2015 were against Idaho and San Diego State. Thomas came to Auburn as a five-star prospect and, according to 247 Sports, the number four running back in his recruiting class. Many thought Thomas would have an immediate impact for...
Via The Student Section
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn DB Tim Irvin announces he is transferring

Auburn freshman defensive back Tim Irvin, a former four-star recruit, announced Tuesday on Twitter that he’ll be transferring from the university ahead of the 2016 season. Irvin, who recorded 18 tackles in his rookie campaign, thanked the team’s coaches and fans in the note. He said it will be “better” for him to pursue his career somewhere else. Irvin chose the Tigers over...
Via College Spun
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Harbaugh dabs after hitting softball homer off a tee

There are some feats that are worthy of striking a pose once you pull it off. Hitting a home run off a tee may not be one of them, but Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh plays by his own rules. Harbaugh hit the softball field as Michigan’s softball team was putting in some work. Harbaugh being Harbaugh, the Wolverines head coach wanted to see what he could do. With a bat in hand...
Via The Comeback
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn thinks there will be talk of SEC realignment

If the SEC decides to realign its divisions for football, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn would be fine with the Tigers moving to the SEC East.  The 50-year-old coach told ESPN’s Chris Low, “I think there will be discussion on that.” The SEC is currently split into two seven-team divisions, with Auburn being in the SEC West, along with in-state rival Alabama.  If the SEC...
Via College Spun
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Barber turned pro because his mother is homeless

Peyton Barber surprised analysts when he decided to pass up two seasons of eligibility at Auburn and declare for the 2016 NFL draft, but the running back had an outstanding reason for the decision. While at the 2016 NFL Combine, according to Andrew Mason of the Denver Broncos official site, Barber said his mother is currently homeless. A big reason why Auburn RB Peyton Barber...
Via Sportsnaut
February 24, 2016  |  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
February 10, 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, 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 it comes...
Via Gamedayr
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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