Auburn Family News: February 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Auburn COO David Benedict named UConn athletics director - Opelika Auburn News


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Auburn COO David Benedict named UConn athletics director
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Auburn chief operating officer David Benedict left Auburn to become the athletics director at UConn, the program announced Monday. Benedict had been at Auburn since January 2014. “Working closely with Jay (Jacobs) and the Auburn Athletics executive ...
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Softball. Softball travels to UAB on Tuesday

The No. 3 Tigers travel to Birmingham for a midweek contest against UAB Tuesday evening at 6 p.m.

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General News. Auburn COO David Benedict Named UConn AD

Auburn Chief Operating Officer David Benedict has been named the Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut, as announced Monday.

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UConn hires Auburn's Benedict to be new athletic director - Belleville News-Democrat


UConn hires Auburn's Benedict to be new athletic director
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The University of Connecticut announced Monday it has hired David Benedict, the chief operating officer for Auburn's athletic department, to be the school's new athletic director. UConn said it will introduce Benedict during a news conference Tuesday ...



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Auburn administrator hired as UConn's athletics director

Auburn chief operating officer David Benedict has been named the athletics director at the University of Connecticut.

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Auburn COO David Benedict Named UConn AD
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"Working closely with Jay and the Auburn Athletics Executive Staff as we achieved the goals and objectives of our Strategic Plan has been both personally and professionally fulfilling,” Benedict said. “Jay is an outstanding leader with great vision and ...

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Cam Newton's younger brother Caylin looking to make a name for himself

Newton has a "great" relationship with Gus Malzahn and visited Auburn earlier this month

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How Did Former Auburn Tigers Perform in the 2016 NFL Combine?



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W. Gymnastics. 'She fixes us' - Auburn gymnastics trainer Janet Taylor

Janet Taylor’s typical work day starts at 6:30 a.m. and ends nearly 12 hours later.

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Baseball. Auburn baseball hosts Alabama A&M in midweek

Auburn welcomes Alabama A&M to the Plains for a two-game midweek series. The Tigers and Bulldogs will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday at 3 p.m. CT both days.

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Reviewing, analyzing Auburn at 2016 NFL Combine

Reviewing and analyzing Auburn's eight players at the NFL Combine.

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Hear what Bo Jackson thinks of Cam Newton's touchdown celebrations

Bo Jackson, Auburn's 1985 Heisman Trophy winner, thinks Cam Newton, Auburn's 2010 Heisman Trophy winner, is the "most talented football player on the planet" and a "very good kid." But that doesn't mean the running back likes everything the quarterback does during NFL games.

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Here’s every known photo (and video) of Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio in an Auburn hat

He finally got an Oscar. But he’s been earning AU-scars since 2010. 2010 2011 2013 2015 Other celebrities in Auburn stuff: Dr. Dre, John Travolta, Thierry Henry, Willie Nelson, Zac Efron, Naya Rivera, Molly Sims, Jason Segel, Joe DiMaggio. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, please click here.

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Nesbitt Nets a Pair of SEC Offers

Michael Nesbitt, a three-star cornerback who currently has five schools out front in his recruitment, is fresh off a pair of SEC scholarship offers from Auburn and Arkansas.

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Florida ATH Amari Burney is Blowing Up

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Amari Burney is a sophomore in Florida that you need to know. He has been offered by some top programs already and he talks about those and more here...

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Weekend Highlights In Auburn Athletics

Spring is in the air, as both the softball and baseball teams are in full stride, plus that magical thing called spring practice starts tomorrow. While we have to suffer through an extra day of February, let’s cheer up by taking a look at the highlights in Auburn athletics over the weekend. Leap Day William […]

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Football Ticket Priority Renewal Period Comes to a Close March 1

The deadline for 2016 Auburn football ticket priority renewals and new members is March 1. With season tickets selling out the past two seasons, joining Tigers Unlimited is the only way for fans to guarantee seats for the 2016 season. Those who renew by March 1 will be eligible to take part in the 3D seat selection program, which begins April 1.

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Football. Football Ticket Priority Renewal Period Comes to a Close March 1

The deadline for 2016 Auburn football ticket priority renewals and new members is March 1. With season tickets selling out the past two seasons, joining Tigers Unlimited is the only way for fans to guarantee seats for the 2016 season. Those who renew by March 1 will be eligible to take part in the 3D seat selection program, which begins April 1.

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Softball. Kasey Cooper named SEC Player of the Week

Junior Kasey Cooper has been named the SEC Player of the Week the league office announced Monday afternoon.

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Watch: Jonathan Jones' Insane 40-Yard Dash

Auburn's Jonathan Jones ran a blazing 4.33 second dash at the combine, the fastest among defensive backs.

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Auburn Softball: Tigers Roll In the Third Weekend of the Season



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Monday Football & Basketball Tiger Tidbits

Updates on Auburn football and three other Tiger teams are included in Monday's Tiger Tidbits from Inside the Auburn Tigers.

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W. Gymnastics. Auburn Eighth in National Rankings

The Auburn gymnastics team enters the week once again in the eighth spot in the national rankings, holding an RQS score of 196.720.

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Auburn Football Countdown: No. 12. – 2013 SEC Championship – Auburn vs. Missouri

Auburn wasn’t supposed to be playing the SEC Championship a year after going 3-9. A magical season, though, put the Tigers in position to win their first SEC title in three years. Continuing my countdown of the top 20 Auburn football games of the last 20 years, I give you the Mizzou beat down. No. […]

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ITAT HD: Pearl Previews Senior Night For AU

Auburn Coach Bruce Pearl talks about his team's final home game for Senior Night, the development of Horace Spencer and much more.

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Football. 'I get it': Travis Williams knows the Auburn way

'You hear it a lot. But I really live, breathe, sleep Auburn,' said the Tigers' new linebacker coach. 'I was an overachiever. Auburn gave me an opportunity, and I took advantage of the opportunity. This place changed my life.'

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Baseball. Auburn Baseball Notebook - Feb. 29

A Leap Day edition of the Auburn Baseball Notebook featuring a career-best start by Justin Camp as well as strong hitting weeks from Anfernee Grier and Jordan Ebert.

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'I get it': Travis Williams knows the Auburn way

'You hear it a lot. But I really live, breathe, sleep Auburn,' said the Tigers' new linebacker coach. 'I was an overachiever. Auburn gave me an opportunity, and I took advantage of the opportunity. This place changed my life.'

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Auburn Baseball Takes Southern Series, But Suffers Bad Sunday Loss



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SportsCenter Video: Bo Jackson shares his thoughts on his relationship with Cam Newton - \"We are like a father and son\" (ESPN)

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Auburn Spring Football Preview: Offense

The Tigers head into spring football practice with major questions at several key spots on the offensive side of the line of scrimmage.

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Offense Explodes against Southern as Auburn Baseball Picks up First Series Win

Auburn baseball suffered a couple of difficult loses last weekend against a very good Sacramento State team that gave LSU all they could handle this weekend, but the Tigers bounced back to take two out of three from Southern to get their first series win of the young season. The Tigers set the tone early Friday as […]

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Watch Live: Bo Jackson joins SportsCenter, shares thoughts on his legendary two-sport career (ESPN)

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Monday Morning QB: Spring Football Near

Spring football, Auburn baseball and softball are the topics in this edition of Jason Caldwell's Monday Morning Quarterback column.

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Watch Jonathan Jones run 4.28 in 40-yard dash at NFL Combine

Jonathan Jones' blazing speed was on display Monday morning at the NFL Combine.

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Alabama closes ground on Auburn in race for Jackson-Olin linebacker T.D. Moultry

Jackson-Olin linebacker T.D. Moultry was hoping to get a nice family vibe when he visited Alabama for its junior day on Saturday.

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Live updates: NFL Scouting Combine -- Monday

Follow along beginning at 8 a.m. CST Monday for updates about the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Auburn alum returns as defensive graduate assistant

Former Tigers defensive lineman Craig Sanders, who played at Auburn from 2010-13, is returning to the program as a defensive graduate assistant.

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Who will be Auburn's third starting linebacker?

With the addition of graduate transfer T.J. Neal from Illinois happening this summer, Auburn will have two clear starters at linebacker along with junior Tre' Williams.

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Auburn's big staff changes heading into 2016

Eleven assistant coaches, analysts and graduate assistants have left the Auburn football program since the end of the 2015 season. Auburn has replaced 10 of them, AL.com has confirmed. The Tigers open spring practices Tuesday.

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Zach’s Under-rated Questions Heading Into Spring

14931250-mmmainAs with most fan bases, there are many questions and speculations about the next football season. The period before spring practice is one of the hotspots for this type of wonderment, as it is the slowest point of the year for most fans. Auburn is no exception, especially after a disappointing season where fans, foes, and […]

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Recapping Auburn news, notes from Day 5 of NFL Scouting Combine

Former Auburn linebackers did not have a good showing in on-field workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday.

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Is Alabama the most hated college football team in America?

A new Reddit poll released this week reveals that Alabama is not quite the No. 1 most hated college football team in America. The Crimson Tide received 9.2% of the vote nationwide in a 5,000-person Reddit College Football poll. The...

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Is Alabama the most hated college football team in America?

A new Reddit poll released this week reveals that Alabama is not quite the No. 1 most hated college football team in America. The Crimson Tide received 9.2% of the vote nationwide in a 5,000-person Reddit College Football poll. The...

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Softball. Auburn cruises to 21-0 victory over Indiana State

No. 3 Auburn remains unbeaten at home after cruising to a 21-0 (5) victory over Indiana State 21-0 Sunday afternoon. The win caps a 4-0 weekend record at the Tiger Invitational.

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Kris Frost, Cassanova McKinzy slowed by injuries at NFL Combine

Former Auburn linebacker Kris Frost finished near the bottom of every drill at the NFL Combine and Cassanova McKinzy pulled out of on-the-field workouts during an uneventful Sunday for former Auburn stars.

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Baseball. Buentello homers, but Auburn baseball falls to Southern 6-5

Junior first baseman Niko Buentello had three hits including his third home run of the season, but it wasn’t enough as Auburn baseball fell 6-5 to Southern University in the finale of the series Sunday at Plainsman Park.

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W. Basketball. Tigers drop regular-season finale at Florida

Auburn's Katie Frerking scored a game-high 18 points, but Florida took advantage of numerous opportunities at the free-throw line late to earn a 56-49 win over the Tigers Sunday at the O'Connell Center.

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Softball Tigers Cruise to Lopsided Win

Good hitting and strong pitching pleased Auburn softball coach Clint Myers as his team improved its record to 15-1.

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Auburn Falls 6-5 To Jaguars

A lack of timely hitting and a slow start on the mound doomed Auburn in a 6-5 loss to Southern University on Sunday.

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Auburn: LB Cassanova McKinzy 21 bench reps; LB Kris Frost runs 4.97 in 40-yard dash at NFL Scouting Combine (ESPN)

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Auburn offensive tackle Shon Coleman will 'struggle' as NFL rookie, says Mike Mayock

Shon Coleman's long road to the NFL may still have a few bumps on the horizon. was revealed last week, and he was unable to perform in on-the-field workouts at the NFL Combine.

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Auburn 57 Alabama 65



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Live updates: NFL Scouting Combine -- Sunday

Follow along for updates about the on-the-field action at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Kicker Daniel Carlson leads strong group of returning specialists for Auburn

Daniel Carlson is coming off an outstanding 2015 season that saw the third-year sophomore set multiple program records.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Softball. Softball dominates in second day of Tiger Invitational

The Tigers made short work of St. John’s (9-0) and Western Illinois (14-1) during the second day of the Tiger Invitational.

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Track & Field, Cross Country. Jessie Johnson qualifies for US Olympic Trials

Auburn senior Jessie Johnson broke her own school record and qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials while finishing second in women’s pole vault Saturday at the final day of the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Johnson cleared 14-5.25, surpassing her previous school record of 14-2 set earlier this season.

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Poor Free Throw Shooting and Bad Calls A Plenty Prevent Auburn from Sweeping Alabama

After a game in which no one really won, Auburn has to take the loss officially and avoids the season sweep of Alabama. Auburn (11-17, 5-11) fell to Alabama (17-11, 8-8) at the hands of poor free throw shooting and missed calls all around. This game was really, really hard to watch despite how well […]

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M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Tops Boise State At Blue-Gray

Auburn used strong singles play to capture a 4-2 victory over No. 67 Boise State in Saturday action at the Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic in Montgomery

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Pearl Disappointed In Loss at Alabama

Alabama rallied in the second half to take an SEC basketball victory over the Auburn Tigers.

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Auburn adds defensive graduate assistant

Auburn has added a defensive graduate assistant to its staff.

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W. Equestrian. No. 1 Auburn Dominates No. 9 South Carolina, 15-5

The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team put together a dominating performance Saturday afternoon at the Auburn University Horse Center, defeating SEC rival and No. 9 South Carolina, 15-5. The win moved the Tigers to 8-1 overall and 4-1 in conference action.

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M. Basketball. Auburn's hot second half cools in loss to Alabama

Auburn's red-hot start at the beginning of the second half cooled down the stretch and the Tigers' bid to sweep Alabama for the first time since 2009 came up short in Coleman Coliseum on Saturday.

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Baseball. Justin Camp, Auburn shut out Southern for 7-0 win

Right-hander Justin Camp pitched a career-high 8.0 innings with a career-best nine strikeouts as Auburn baseball shutout Southern University 7-0 on Saturday at Plainsman Park.

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Softball Tigers Take Two

Kasey Cooper's hitting and strong pitching led the softball Tigers to a pair of victories on Saturday.

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Auburn Battles But Falls Short to Alabama 65-57



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Camp Dominant In Shutout Win Over Southern

Auburn got a strong pitching performance by Justin Camp as the Tigers shut out Southern 7-0.

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What did Marco Rubio say about Auburn Football?

Marco Rubio spoke to a packed house at Samford University's Wright Center on Saturday. An alumni of the University of Florida, Rubio kicked off his speech by saying "Tuesday's an important day and thank you for greeting me despite the fact I am a Florida gator." He then followed this statement saying "We all want to beat Auburn that's good, right?"

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See how Marco Rubio jokingly takes a shot at Auburn

Marco Rubio spoke to a packed house at Samford University's Wright Center on Saturday. An alumni of the University of Florida, Rubio kicked off his speech by saying "Tuesday's an important day and thank you for greeting me despite the fact I am a Florida gator." He then followed this statement saying "We all want to beat Auburn that's good, right?"

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Auburn Makes A Push For Talented Linebacker

Big-time linebacker Nate McBride discusses his visit to Auburn and why the Tigers made a big move for him.

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Auburn Tight End Chris Laye Plans to Transfer



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NCAAM: AUB at ALA has tipped. Tune to SEC NETWORK (ESPN)

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Auburn tight end says he's leaving program

The redshirt sophomore made the announcement on social media Saturday afternoon, a mere three days before the start of spring practices.

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W. Tennis. Auburn falls to No. 10 Pepperdine at Blue Gray National Tennis Classic

Auburn women’s tennis fell to No. 10 Pepperdine 4-0 on the final day of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic.

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Jonathan Jones healthy now, but admits foot surgery hurt production in 2015

Jonathan Jones is not worried about being the smallest defensive back at the NFL Combine.

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Cyrus Jones: 'Nothing special' jab at Auburn not 'meant to disrespect' Tigers

Cyrus Jones grabbed Auburn's attention before the Tigers walked on the field at Iron Bowl. He clarified his words Saturday at the NFL Combine.

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Ricardo Louis wows, Duke Williams in bottom half of NFL Combine drills

Ricardo Louis didn't break the record, but he did put up one of the best times in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

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New Faces at Auburn Look to Get Acquainted During Spring Football Practices

Fifteen. That’s how many spring football practices the Auburn football team will have to get acquainted with themselves on the football field beginning March 1. NCAA rules state that “of the 15 allowable sessions that may occur during the spring practice season, eight (8) practices may involve live contact; three (3) of these live contact […]

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Defensive back left Auburn in 2015 because of 'favoritism'

The former three-star safety and twin brother of NFL-bound defensive back Mackensie Alexander of Clemson left Auburn and transferred to Northeast Mississippi Community College last summer.

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W. Basketball. Auburn women wrap up regular season at Florida

The Auburn women's basketball team wraps up the 2015-16 regular season Sunday afternoon in Gainesville, Fla., taking on the Florida Gators with SEC Tournament seeding and postseason hopes on the line.

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Auburn's Shon Coleman proves 'dreams never fade' at NFL Combine

Shon Coleman's story of survival will always seem fresh.

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Live updates: NFL Scouting Combine -- Saturday

Follow along from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST for updates on the NFL Scouting Combine.

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Will Auburn use its H-back/tight ends more in the spring?

With a year of play under their belts, H-backs Chandler Cox and Kamryn Pettway and tight ends Jalen Harris and Chris Laye could all have bigger roles starting this spring.

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Softball. Auburn Blanks Boston College, 6-0

Auburn softball opened the 2016 Tiger Invitational with a 6-0 win over Boston College Friday night at Jane B. Moore Field outhitting the Eagles by a 10-1 margin.

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Track & Field, Cross Country. Field events and pentathlon highlight Day 1 at SEC Indoors

Auburn captured four top-five finishes in the field events and freshman Michelle Atherley claimed sixth in the women’s pentathlon to highlight Auburn’s first day at the 2016 SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center.

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W. Gymnastics. No. 8 Auburn Defeats No. 16 Missouri, 197.200-196.625

The No. 8 Auburn Gymnastics team defeated No. 16 Missouri 197.200-196.625 Friday in front of 6,243 in Auburn Arena. Senior Catlin Atkinson won all-around honors for third time this season with a 39.625.

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Recapping Auburn news, notes from Day 3 of NFL Scouting Combine

Peyton Barber was hoping to showcase his speed but ran the 40-yard dash in 4.64 seconds, 18th among 22 running backs at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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M. Tennis. Princeton Wins Battle Of Tigers In Men's Tennis

Auburn opened play in the Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic with a 4-2 loss to No. 52 Princeton Friday at Lagoon Park Tennis Center in Montgomery

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Baseball. Auburn baseball demolishes Southern, 18-6

Jordan Ebert had a career-high five hits with three RBI and three doubles as Auburn baseball demolished Southern University 18-6 on Friday at Plainsman Park.

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Pitchers, Howard Spark AU Shutout Win

The third-ranked Auburn softball Tigers cruised to a 6-0 victory over Boston College on Friday night.

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Ebert's Five Hits Lead Auburn To Big Win

Jordan Ebert's five hits helped Auburn to a big win over Southern on a night when Coach Butch Thompson didn't see much from the mound.

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Several Former Auburn Players Will be on Display at the 2016 NFL Combine

The NFL combine takes over Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis this weekend, setting the stage for several former Auburn players to shine in their attempts to be picked in the upcoming NFL draft this May. Shon Coleman, who was expected to be the top-ranked Tiger in the group, will be forced to miss on-field workouts […]

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W. Basketball. Tra'Cee Tanner named to SEC Community Service Team

Auburn senior Tra’Cee Tanner was named to the SEC Community Service Team for women’s basketball, the league announced this week.

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Auburn linebacker may skip 40-yard dash at NFL Combine

The outgoing senior is suffering from a strained hamstring and told AL.com Friday he may skip the 40-yard dash when linebackers undergo on-the-field workouts Sunday.

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Paxton Lynch: Memphis 'underestimated' Auburn in bowl game

Paxton Lynch saved his worst for last.

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Auburn recruiting podcast: Top in-state targets for Tigers in 2017

Drew Champlin and Mark Jennings are back with another edition of Champ's Corner, the Auburn recruiting podcast.

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W. Tennis. Auburn women's tennis upsets No. 11 Oklahoma State

Auburn women's tennis opened up the first round of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic with a 4-3 win over No. 11 Oklahoma State.

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M. Basketball. T.J. Dunans on point as Auburn goes for sweep of Alabama

The return of T.J. Dunans from a knee injury brought energy to the Tigers in Wednesday's 84-81 win over Georgia, and coach Bruce Pearl is hoping for more of the same when Auburn attempts a season sweep of Alabama Saturday.

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Peyton Barber falls short of expectations in NFL Combine drills

Auburn's Peyton Barber didn't hit the numbers he expected to reach at the NFL Combine.

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Auburn: RB Peyton Barber posts 4.64 40-yard dash, 32.5 vertical and 20 bench press reps at NFL Scouting Combine (ESPN)

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Harris "Probable" As Tigers Face Alabama

Auburn's Bruce Pearl and T.J. Lang discuss the upcoming Alabama game and the health of Tyler Harris.

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Auburn Basketball Has Chance to Win State and Burst Alabama’s Bubble

Auburn basketball looks to stay undefeated against in-state basketball teams when it heads to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama. Auburn (11-16, 5-10) has won two of their last three games, while Alabama (16-11, 7-8) is on a two-game losing streak after losses to Mississippi State and Kentucky after previously winning five games in a row. […]

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No. 3 Auburn Softball Ready for Auburn Invitational

The third ranked Auburn softball team (11-1) will host the Auburn Invitational this weekend with Boston College, St. John’s, Western Illinois and Indiana State all making the trip to the Plains. The Tigers already beat Boston College on Thursday night 5-1 in a game that wasn’t technically part of the Invitational. Tiffany Howard was 2-3 […]

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ITAT HD: Pearl Previews Alabama Game

Auburn Coach Bruce Pearl talks about the Alabama game, Tyler Harris' injury, T.J. Dunans' play and more.

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Auburn's Carl Lawson still in college, but he's the talk of the NFL Combine

Carl Lawson is not headed to the NFL this year, but his name sure is coming up a lot these days in pro circles.

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ITAT Radio: Defensive Line The Key

Talking about Auburn's defense as the Tigers get ready to start spring football practices next week.

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Friday Football, Basketball, Baseball Tidbits

Reports on four Auburn sports teams are featured in Friday's edition of Tiger Tidbits from Inside the Auburn Tigers.

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Football. 'Never give up' - Jackson supports former AU coach at ALS event

Bo Jackson figures he would have been just as successful playing defense as he was on offense. But his upbringing influenced his positional destination.

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Auburn Baseball Preview: The Southern Jaguars Series, 26-28 February



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Caldwell's Friday Auburn Mailbag

Talking a whole lot of Auburn football in this edition of the Friday Mailbag as the Tigers get ready to start spring practice.

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'Never give up' - Jackson supports former AU coach at ALS event

Bo Jackson figures he would have been just as successful playing defense as he was on offense. But his upbringing influenced his positional destination.

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2016 Auburn Spring Football Practice



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Auburn Spring Football Preview: Defense

The Auburn football team will be back on the practice field on Tuesday with three new defensive coaches and some holes to fill during spring drills.

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Players believe Auburn would have been better than 7-6 with Duke Williams on field

Duke Williams regrets his mistakes, but he can't help but wonder what could have been.

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AL.com All-Access: Will Trent Richardson or Duke Williams make an NFL roster in 2016?

One-time athletic phenoms quickly approaching 'what might have been' status

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Auburn Football Countdown: No. 13 – 2005 Auburn vs. Georgia

Beating Georgia is always fun. Beating them on a remarkable play is even better. The countdown of the top 20 Auburn football games of the past 20 years continues with the 205 edition of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivarly. No. 13 – 2005 No. 15 Auburn at No. 9 Georgia Date: November 12, 2005 Location: […]

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Buentello Swinging A Hot Bat

Big Niko Buentello has been impressive early in his Auburn career.

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2015 Auburn Football HYPE "We Believe In Auburn"



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Jordon Granger and TJ Lang



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Auburn Gymnastics 360: Episode 7



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Auburn Women's Basketball vs Texas A&M



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Live updates: NFL Scouting Combine

Follow along from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST Friday for updates on the NFL Scouting Combine.

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How much can Auburn's defensive line improve in spring?

With three of four starters and seven of the top nine players on the two-deep returning, Auburn's defensive line can focus more on development than identifying roles during spring practice.

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Softball. Softball Posts 5-1 Victory over Boston College

Timely hitting and efficient pitching performances lead Tigers past Boston College.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Friday Ramblings from The Plains

untitled-Peyton Barber,usatoadyFrom the time former Auburn running back Peyton Barber first appeared in an A-day game, he has been a fan favorite. His hard tenacious style of running made him stand out. It’s a style that mirrors a personality of putting his head down and keep plowing forward; no matter the obstacles. And we learned this […]

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Auburn offers nation's No. 1 dual-threat quarterback

Las Vegas native Tate Martell one of two five-star prospects offered Thursday

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W. Basketball. Tigers drop home finale to No. 11 Texas A&M

Auburn fought to the last minute with No. 11 Texas A&M but came up just short in a 57-49 loss Thursday night at Auburn Arena.

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4-star lineman calls latest visit to Auburn 'one of the best'

Austin Troxell is one of Auburn's top offensive tackle targets

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Recapping Auburn's Day 2 at NFL Scouting Combine

A quick rundown of Auburn-related news from Indianapolis.

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Track & Field, Cross Country. Auburn Readies for SEC Indoor Championships

The Auburn track and field teams will compete at the 2016 Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships this Friday and Saturday at Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus. Traditionally one of the toughest meets in the country, the Tigers will face off against 13 nationally ranked teams, including six men’s and seven women’s programs.

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Baseball. Auburn baseball welcomes Southern to the Plains

Auburn baseball welcomes the Southern University Jaguars to Plainsman Park for a three-game weekend series February 26-28.

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A moving visit with former Auburn defensive coordinator Frank Orgel

He suffers from ALS and needs help to get out of the bed and into his wheelchair, but he still moves people like his old friend Bo Jackson in powerful ways.

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Scout TV Combine Coverage: Shon Coleman

Auburn offensive tackle Shon Coleman answers questions at the National Football League Combine.

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Auburn's Ricardo Louis believes he could break 40-yard dash record at NFL Combine

Chris Johnson is surprised his record time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine is still standing after eight years.

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The dates are set: Auburn's spring football starts Tuesday

Auburn begins spring practice Tuesday and will practice, on and off, until April 11. Built in the schedule is time off for the university's spring break, random off days and the A-Day Game on April 9.

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Auburn releases 2016 spring practice schedule

Auburn's spring practice schedule is set.

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Duke Williams: 1st-round talent with 7th-round problems

D'haquille Williams' draft status is in limbo. The former Auburn receiver spoke Thursday at the NFL Combine. It was his first public appearance in front of reporters since April 2015.

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W. Gymnastics. 'Every score matters' - No. 8 Auburn gymnasts host No. 16 Missouri

Two meets, two milestones for Auburn’s gymnastics team.

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Football. Landon and Logan Rice make it a football family at Auburn

Landon Rice, scholarship in hand, comes to Auburn as a 6-foot-5, 246-pound tight end. Logan Rice, the now redshirt sophomore walk-on, is a 6-0, 208 wide receiver. "Auburn preaches family, and it's kind of unique that my family is actually here."

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Gold Mine. Landon and Logan Rice make it a football family at Auburn

Landon Rice, scholarship in hand, comes to Auburn as a 6-foot-5, 246-pound tight end. Logan Rice, the now redshirt sophomore walk-on, is a 6-0, 208 wide receiver. "Auburn preaches family, and it's kind of unique that my family is actually here."

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Southern Gives Auburn Baseball Chance to Get Things Going This Weekend

There was a little disappointment after the first weekend series of the season as Auburn baseball lost two of three at home to Sacramento State, with the bullpen blowing the lead in both losses in the eighth inning. This is a veteran-heavy team that should be able to bounce back from those difficult losses, and Southern […]

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Thursday Tiger Football & Basketball Tidbits

Updates from five different Auburn sports teams are featured in Thursday's edition of Tiger Tidbits.

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Landon and Logan Rice make it a football family at Auburn

Landon Rice, scholarship in hand, comes to Auburn as a 6-foot-5, 246-pound tight end. Logan Rice, the now redshirt sophomore walk-on, is a 6-0, 208 wide receiver. "Auburn preaches family, and it's kind of unique that my family is actually here."

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Auburn's Gus Malzahn discusses trip to Baylor, his inner circle

Gus Malzahn has a small circle of friends he trusts in the coaching business.

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Auburn RB target Laborn open to all

Last year, Khalan Laborn named a top five. While those schools are still heavily in the mix, he's opened things back up and considering everyone. The Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes standout gave Scout the latest.

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Softball. Softball Hosts Boston College, Tiger Invitational this Weekend

Auburn Softball returns to action at home this week with a Thursday evening game against Boston College (5:30 p.m.) before hosting the Tiger Invitational Friday through Sunday.

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Pitching Questions Remain For Tigers

Auburn's starting pitching rotation has more questions than answers heading into this weekend's series vs. Southern at Plainsman Park.

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Highlights of Auburn’s 84-81 Win Over Georgia

The 6 pm tip-off on a Wednesday night kept the... Read More »

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Nick Marshall 'very intriguing' to Jaguars in Year 2

Marshall's move from quarterback to cornerback wasn't an easy transition. He played the position at Georgia during his freshman season, but his experience was limited as a back-pedaling cover man after playing quarterback for three seasons (one in junior college and two more at Auburn).

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Live updates: NFL Scouting Combine press conferences - Jags like rookies Nick Marshall, T.J. Yeldon

Follow along to keep up with the press conferences at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday.

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