PHILIP LUTZENKIRCHEN NEWS

UGa quarterback honors late friend Lutzenkirchen

Georgia quarterback Hutson Mason will never forget his last phone call with Philip Lutzenkirchen. Mason plans to remember his good friend throughout the season. While meeting with the media Friday before the start of preseason practice, Mason sported a "43" pin — Lutzenkirchen's number at Auburn. The former Tigers tight end was killed in a June 29 car accident....
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Paints Philip Lutzenkirchen Tribute On Practice Field

The Auburn Tigers painted their practice field end zones for the late Philip Lutzenkirchen.
Via Gamedayr
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Paints “43″ In End Zones To Honor Philip Lutzenkirchen

Just last month, former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen lost his life in a tragic car accident in Georgia. Since, there has been an outpouring of support from fans, former teammates, incoming recruits and the school itself. Thursday, the current team decided to honor the former Tigers star as well – by painting his number, 43, onto the end zones of the practice fields. ...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn TE Commit Wears Philip Lutzenkirchen Jersey At Camp, Wants To “Carry On” His Legacy

The future of Auburn football is in good hands. At Auburn’s senior football camp over the weekend, three-star tight end commit Jalen Harris was in attendance, and he wore something familiar for Tigers tight ends: a No. 43 jersey, which used to be the late Philip Lutzenkirchen’s number. Pretty cool to see @TheJ4L3NHarris honoring @lutzenkirchen today at Auburn’s camp pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Gus Malzahn, Reese Dismukes Pay Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen With “43″ Pins At Media Days

Ever since former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen passed away in a car accident a few weeks ago, the Auburn community has come together and found unique ways to honor him. The latest Tigers to find new ways to honor “Lutz” are head coach Gus Malzahn and senior offensive lineman Reese Dismukes, who paid tribute by wearing pins with Lutzenkirchen’s No. 43 on them to Monday’s...
Via College Spun
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Dufner Pays Tribute to Late Friend, Auburn Football Player

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more ardent fan of the Auburn football team than Jason Dufner. We’ve written just a few pieces in this space about his Tigers love.So it comes as no surprise that Dufner made it a point to honor former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who died June 29 in a single-car accident in Georgia. On Dufner’s golf bag during the Open Championship...
Via Back9Network
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Jason Dufner Has Auburn Tigers No. 43 Patch Sewn On Golf Bag For British Open To Honor Philip Lutzenkirchen

The death of former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen clearly hit the Tigers’ community hard. Many Auburn alums have voiced their respect for Lutzenkirchen, who won a national championship with Auburn in 2010, in recent days.  One of the PGA Tour’s top players will honor Lutzenkirchen next week.  Dufner, who’s won one Major championship–the PGA Championship...
Via College Spun
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lutzie Remembered At Lassiter High

((HT: Auburn Athletics/Lassiter High School))The Auburn and Lassiter families came out in force to remember former Trojans and Tigers tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen at his first alma mater last night just north of Atlanta.The head coaches of Lutzie in Atlanta and Auburn, Chip Lindsey and Gus Malzahn, along with Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs, and former teammates and alums...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hundreds celebrate Lutzenkirchen's life at public memorial

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Walking in from the staff parking lot toward the field house at Lassiter High School's Frank Fillmann Stadium, there is a mural reading "Home Of The Lassiter Trojans" painted in maroon on the siding of one of the school's athletics facilities. The display features the school's mascot bursting through the center. The paint is fading now, years...
Via Fox Sports South
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Cam Newton Posts Long, Heartfelt Message About Philip Lutzenkirchen On Instagram

Cam Newton and Philip Lutzenkirchen are two of the most beloved members of the 2010 National Champion Auburn Tigers. Ahead of tonight’s memorial service for Lutzenkirchen, who was tragically killed in a car accident on Sunday, Newton has shared his thoughts on his former teammate and friend in a very heartfelt Instagram post. Newton joins many other former teammates and coaches...
Via College Spun
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Heavy hearts at Rams Park due to Philip Lutzenkirchen’s death

Former St. Louis Rams tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen died in a tragic car accident on Sunday morning. Lutzenkirchen was better known as a standout tight end for Auburn University and was part of their 2010 BCS Championship-winning team. He joined the Rams as a free agent last year but was waived at the end of August. General manager Les Snead, who gave Lutzenkirchen what turned out...
Via cover32 - Rams
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn Fans Roll Toomer’s Corner To Honor Former TE Philip Lutzenkirchen (Photos)

Toomer’s Corner is typically the celebration hub at Auburn University after football victories, but on Sunday evening, the famed spot turned into a special and somber tribute for Phil Lutzenkirchen. The 23-year-old former tight end, who was a starter on the Tigers’ 2010 national championship team, died early Sunday morning in a single-car accident. As the tragic news spread,...
Via NESN.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Monday’s Opelika-Auburn News Sports Page Pays Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

The entire Auburn community is paying its respects to former Tigers tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who passed away at age 23 in an automobile accident yesterday. The latest group to honor Lutzenkirchen is the Opelika-Auburn News, a local newspaper which features a picture of Lutzenkirchen getting hoisted into the air by two teammates after catching a touchdown against Georgia in...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Auburn TE Philip Lutzenkirchen dies in car accident

Auburn Athletics Department spokesman Kirk Sampson shared with USA Today Sports that former Auburn TE Philip Lutzenkirchen died in a car accident early Sunday morning. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn shared through a released statement, “I’m deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Philip Lutzenkirchen.  He was a great young man who touched the lives of everyone he knew in a positive...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Auburn TE star Lutzenkirchen killed in car crash

Former Auburn star tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen has been killed in a car crash. Lutzenkirchen died in Georgia after a 2006 Chevy Tahoe containing he and three others "ran a stop sign and careened out of control for roughly 450 feet before overturning several times, coming to a rest on its roof", according to a USA Today report. It is not known whether alcohol was a factor...
Via SEC Football Blog
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn Speaks On Lutzenkirchen Tragedy

((HT: Auburn Tigers.com/Goldberg))The Auburn family has spoken out publicly for the first time since it was released that former tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was killed in a rollover crash early Sunday morning..."I’m deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Philip Lutzenkirchen. He was a great young man who touched the lives of everyone he knew in a positive way,"...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn Players, Coaches, And Alumni React To Tragic Passing Of Philip Lutzenkirchen

Earlier today, we learned the tragic news that former Auburn tight end and national champion Philip Lutzenkirchen died this morning in an automobile accident. Many current and former members of the Auburn community have taken to social media to share their feelings about Lutzenkirchen as a person, and teammate. If one thing has been made clear, it is that he was a very special person...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Auburn TE Killed in Car Accident

Authorities have confirmed that former Auburn TE Phlip Lutzenkirchen has passed away Sunday morning due to injuries he sustained in a car accident. Lutzenkirchen was a member of the 2010 National Championship team and was just 23 years old. According to official reports, Lutzenkirchen was traveling as a passenger in a vehicle that ran a stop sign. The vehicle eventually ended up...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen dies in car accident

Former star Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the Tigers’ historic 2010 national championship team, has died after a car accident early Sunday morning. The story was first reported by 247sports. Lutzenkirchen, a former All-SEC selection, and new writer with SB Nation will be missed. Players have already been showing their pain. @Shaq__Wilson: […] The post Former...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn great Lutzenkirchen dies in accident

Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the 2010 Auburn national championship team and one of the most beloved players in recent Tigers history, died in an automobile accident early Sunday morning, AuburnUndercover has learned. He was 23. According to the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer, "Lutzenkirchen's fatal accident occurred in Troup County, just southeast of LaGrange, at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Auburn TE Philip Lutzenkirchen dies in car crash

Lutzenkirchen (right) with AU commit Jalen Harris.(Twitter/@AUJewel) 247Sports site AuburnUndercover.com broke tragic news about a beloved former Tiger Sunday morning—popular Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen has died in a car accident. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer has more on this awful story: Lutzenkirchen’s fatal accident occurred in Troup County, just southeast of LaGrange...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen killed in car accident

Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of Auburn's 2010 national championship team, died in a car accident Sunday morning. He was 23. According to the 'Ledger-Enqurier' (Columbus, Ga.), the incident occurred outside of LaGrange, Ga. Master Trooper B.N. Talley of the Georgia State Patrol told the newspaper that the car containing the former Tigers tight end and three others overturned...
Via Fox Sports South
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Auburn's Lutzenkirchen Dies In Car Accident

((HT: Auburn Undercover))This is straight from them and there aren't may details at the moment"Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the 2010 Auburn national championship team and one of the most popular players in recent Tigers history, died in an automobile accident early Sunday morning, AUC has learned.He was 23.At this time, no other details are known.Lutzenkirchen was a...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tight end Jalen Harris commits to Auburn

Auburn has landed its 17th member of the 2015 recruiting class. Three-star tight end prospect Jalen Harris announced his commitment to the Tigers Tuesday night during a ceremony at Montgomery's St. James School. His other finalists were Alabama, LSU, Miami and Vanderbilt. Harris, who is coached by former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, picked up his Auburn offer June...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Undrafted Lutzenkirchen Expected To Be A Ram

Philip Lutzenkirchen was a major contributor at tight end for the Auburn Tigers and is expected to sign a free agent deal with the St. Louis Rams.
Via auburn.scout.com
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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