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Sunday’s Fan Day Means Auburn Football is Less Than Three Weeks Away

By Posted on: August 9th, 2014 in Football, News 1 Comment »
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                                                                                                           (photo:Todd Van Ernst/AU media)First there was SEC Media Days, then last week the start of fall camp, and now tomorrow Auburn will hold it’s annual Fan Day on The Plains. Yes, Auburn Football is almost here! Just three weeks from the date of this article, the Tigers will Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Will Not Start Against Arkansas

By Posted on: August 1st, 2014 in Football, News 14 Comments »
Nick Marshall will lead No.3 Auburn in it's quest for the Tigers' 2nd SEC Championship in three years. (photo: Julie Bennett, al.com)

                                                                                                                                         (photo:Julie Bennett/al.com)Gus Malzahn said today that he would not be starting Quarterback Nick Marshall or Corner back Jonathan Mincy in the Tigers opener against Arkansas on Aug.30. He made the announcement in his press conference following the first day of fall practice. Gus said the action is “part of their Continue Story…

Frank Thomas Speaks of Auburn at Hall of Fame Induction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »

If you didn’t get to see Auburn great, Frank Thomas at Cooperstown, below is a video montage of Thomas’ speech at his induction into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Frank thanks his former coaches (Hal Baird, Pat Dye, Jay Jacobs) and says it was at Auburn University that he acquired a will to win.                            

Former Auburn-Walk-on Will Be Inducted into Cooperstown Today

By Posted on: July 27th, 2014 in Baseball, News 7 Comments »
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A former Auburn football player will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame today. Frank ‘The Big Hurt’ Thomas goes in as the first ever player to be inducted from the South Eastern Conference. Despite the threat of rain, the crowds are expected to possibly set a record of more than 40,000; due Continue Story…

NCAA Fought Mike Slive and Slive Won

By Posted on: July 19th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:AP,Butch Dill)In his opening remarks at SEC Media Days, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive stared down the NCAA in a game of chicken and the NCAA blinked. Speaking at the opening of the media event, Slive reiterated the Big 5 Power Conferences’ threat to break a way from the Continue Story…

Nick Marshall Receiving More Pre-Season Recognition

By Posted on: July 18th, 2014 in Football, News Comment »

Despite his recent troubles, Nick Marshall continues to have his name selected for various pre-season honors. It was announced today that Nick has been placed on the list for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. A frequent mention in Heisman discussions, he was named a pre-season First Team All-SEC quarterback and picked as Continue Story…

Auburn Places Most Players on Preseason All-SEC Team

By Posted on: July 17th, 2014 in Football, News 7 Comments »
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            Gabe Wright was named 1st Team pre-season All-SEC by the media. (photo:Auburn media file)The SEC Media Days pre-season All-SEC Team was announced Thursday morning, along with the predicted order of finish in the conference. Auburn had the most players (13) making the list including four on the First Team; yet was picked by the Continue Story…