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AUBURN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gage Batten takes a different road to becoming a Miami starter

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Gage Batten has been in the games that the Miami Hurricanes want to play. He has a conference championship ring. He's played for a national championship. So when he arrived in Coral Gables, earning credibility didn't take long. Neither did earning a starting job. A former Auburn walk-on whose career was thought by some to be over when he shredded his right...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Auburn may tweak some things to get up and running

Auburn constructed a formidable ground game on quarterback runs and seemingly tireless tailbacks the past two seasons. The sixth-ranked Tigers could be tweaking that formula this season, especially with quarterback Jeremy Johnson likely to pass more and run less than predecessor Nick Marshall. Another big difference: Talented but unproven running backs. Roc Thomas will start Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Football Schedule 2015: Auburn Tigers Game Dates

There has been some magic with the Auburn Tigers over the past couple seasons but it wasn’t enough to get...
Via COED
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

How will Malzahn, Lashlee split up carries? 'By feel'

According to Auburn's first official depth chart, Roc Thomas holds the starting job at running back heading into Saturday's opener against Louisville. But with Peyton Barber, Jovon Robinson and Kerryon Johnson all having performed well in fall camp and vying for carries, there will be plenty of rotation at the position.As for exactly how that rotation will go, it sounds as though...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auburn hasn't yet settled on captains but will before opener

Early in the week, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said he expected to name season captains on Tuesday. But his plans apparently changed, as Malzahn told AL.com on Wednesday that he will wait until all of this week's practices are complete on Thursday before selecting captains.It is unclear when the captains will actually be announced publicly."We've got three or four guys that we're considering...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Auburn DL DaVonte Lambert downplays Louisville

The Auburn Tigers open their season against Louisville in Atlanta on Saturday and while it’s a great matchup on paper, one Auburn player in particular doesn’t appear to be too concerned. Speaking to reporters, Tigers defensive lineman DaVonte Lambert was asked about what challenges the Cardinals posed to his team. His response? “Nothing, really.” .@LaurenSisler- What are...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Lineman Thinks Louisville Poises No Challenge In Season Opener

One of the most anticipated games of the 2015 college football season’s opening weekend is happening in Atlanta, where the Auburn Tigers will take on the Louisville Cardinals. It could be a trap game, as the Cardinals are flying under the radar in the ACC while playing in a division with Clemson and Florida State … and they could be ready to give Auburn a battle. But don’t...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Auburn DL DaVonte Lambert Says Challenges Louisville Presents Are “Nothing, Really”

The Auburn Tigers are just three days away from their September 5 season opener against the Louisville Cardinals inside Atlanta’s Georgia Dome, but they don’t seem too concerned. Ranked No. 6 in the preseason AP Poll, the Tigers are expected to make strides in 2015 following the hiring of defensive coordinator Will Muschamp.  But the Cardinals are looking to make strides of...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Auburn trounces Bama in football fans' grammar comparison, AL.com reports

Auburn is No. 1, Alabama is dead last - at least when it comes to their football fans' grammar. A new study shows fans of the Auburn Tigers make fewer grammatical errors than those of any other AP Top 25...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
2 days ago

Auburn WR Myron Burton Jr. leaves team

Auburn Tigers redshirt freshman wide receiver Myron Burton Jr. has left the team and will not play in the 2015 season. Brandon Marcello of AL.com reported Burton’s departure. This is definitely a surprise as Burton, a former three-star recruit out of Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Georgia, near Atlanta, was the A-Day offensive MVP just recently. In the spring game, he...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Krystal uses ‘sack’ joke to troll Louisville

The marquee at a fast food restaurant is usually used to promote the store’s newest sandwich, salad, drink, or special deal going on at the time. The Krystal in Auburn, Alabama takes a bit of a different route when trying to pull in the customers. You see McDonalds using their sign to wish somebody a happy birthday or congratulate the most recent graduating class, but not this...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema: ‘I hate Auburn’

Entering his third year as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks, Bret Bielema is making headlines off the field for all the right reasons. According to AL.com, Bielema attended a fan event Friday night where he spoke about his Razorbacks’ upcoming opponents for the 2015 season in Springdale, Arkansas, the last city Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn coached high school football...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Athletics Help Save Student-Athlete Favored Major

The Auburn Tigers have many sports teams competing at a very high level. Of course, right now, their football team is expected to compete for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but plenty of other student-athletes are performing at high levels for the Tigers. I think they deserve to major in the field of study that they want to major in. Apparently, they almost lost one of the...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Fan Makes 2015 Hype Video That Might Win The SEC

In just over a week and half, the Auburn Tigers will open up their 2015 season in Atlanta when they take on the Louisville Cardinals. The Tigers, who start the season ranked in the top seven of both the AP and Coaches Polls, are projected by many to be one of the top candidates to win the SEC and head to the College Football Playoff. With the season fast approaching, one fan of...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn freshman Byron Cowart tweets out frustration

The Auburn Tigers were hoping that freshman defensive end Byron Cowart could become an immediate contributor in 2015, but that doesn’t appear like it will happen. Unfortunately, that doesn’t appear like it will happen with the early struggles that he has been having during practice. Cowart not only hasn’t dealt well with them personally, he also took to social media to vent...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Football Preview: Why The Tigers Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 15-part series in which we preview college football’s top teams. We’ll be counting down from 15 to one, with the final team, released on Sept. 3 – the day college football starts – serving as our national title pick. 7. Auburn Tigers Deemed the preseason favorite to win the SEC, this upcoming season is expected to be a good one for...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 8 — Auburn

Auburn Tigers 2014 Record: 8-5 overall, 4-4 SEC (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will the Tiger Defense Carry the Team to the SEC title? Offense will never be a problem for a Gus Malzahn-coached team. As long as he’s calling the plays without anyone impeding him (see: 2011), his offense is going to move the ball up and down the field. That’s certainly been the case since...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Auburn Football 2015 Hype Video Is Cinema Gold

As the 2015 football season inches closer to beginning, the Auburn Tigers are considered by many to be a favorite to win the SEC and make the College Football Playoff. With new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp anchoring a group thought to be one of the best in the country, the Tigers could be a difficult game for any team in the nation, including Ohio State or USC or any team...
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn Reinstates Top Wide Receiver Duke Williams

The Auburn Tigers defense is in extremely good hands with new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp. “Coach Boom” is going to have that defensive unit swarming to the ball and hitting hard. Instead the Tigers’ offense, for a change, will be the side of the ball with a question mark. Now that Sammy Coates and Nick Marshall are both gone, Head Coach Gus Malzahn is going to need...
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Auburn Has Installed A Massive “AU” Logo To The Back Of Its Gigantic Video Scoreboard

Auburn’s $3.5 million video scoreboard, the largest in all of college football, has been branded. This afternoon, the Tigers installed a massive “AU” logo on the back of their gigantic video scoreboard.  It’s pretty impressive.    That’s going to be one big AU! #WarEagle A photo posted by Auburn Tigers Official (@auburntigers) on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:24am PDT ...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Auburn Switching To Chrome Decals, Stripes For Helmets

One of the most historic college football programs appears to be making a slight modification to its uniform in 2015. The Auburn Tigers, who boast one of the iconic helmets in the game, will be changing up their lids for the upcoming campaign. Wednesday, they unveiled photos of a new version of the helmet, which features chrome decals and stripes. The changes aren’t drastic, but...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Lee Corso Won’t Pick Auburn On College GameDay Because He’s Not Allowed To Wear Aubie’s Head

Lee Corso’s headgear pick is a College GameDay tradition, but don’t expect him to pick the Auburn Tigers any time soon. During a panel at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Corso revealed the reason why he has never donned mascot Aubie’s head. Interesting tidbit from Lee Corso. The only school that will NOT let him put on the headgear is Auburn. pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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