AUBURN — Jared Harper knew he had the angle as soon as he got past Ashton Hagans. He got off the shot uncontested. He felt like he put it on the right spot on the backboard. Read the full story
Bruce Pearl said that if Auburn wanted to be the type of team it wanted to be and have the type of season it wanted to have, it would have to win on the road. Read the full story
AUBURN — Tom Crean didn't feel like his Georgia team was out of it through the first 15 minutes of the second half Saturday, even if No. 11 Auburn's lead held steady at double-digits throughout most of that stretch. Read the full story
AUBURN — The coach who oversaw a rushing attack that produced a 1,000-yard running back every season from 2013-18 will not serve in the same role at Auburn in 2019. Read the full story
Bruce Pearl said that if Auburn wanted to be the type of team it wanted to be and have the type of season it wanted to have, it would have to win on the road.
AUBURN — Tom Crean didn't feel like his Georgia team was out of it through the first 15 minutes of the second half Saturday, even if No. 11 Auburn's lead held steady at double-digits throughout most of that stretch.
AUBURN — The coach who oversaw a rushing attack that produced a 1,000-yard running back every season from 2013-18 will not serve in the same role at Auburn in 2019.
OXFORD, Miss. — It had been 11 days since No. 11 Auburn last played a game, and the long layoff looked to have an effect on the Tigers, who fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 82-67 road loss to Ole Miss in Wednesday’s SEC opener.
Auburn probably would have been able to rebuild its defensive line in 2019 if it had to. Rodney Garner has never had trouble finding more depth or more talent up front.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — No one would have been surprised if Derrick Brown had foregone his senior season at Auburn and declared early for the 2019 NFL draft.
AUBURN — Bruce Pearl gave his players two days off after Saturday’s 95-49 dismantling of North Florida, a performance he described as “probably our best effort” so far this season.
AUBURN — The message delivered by players and coaches going into Friday’s Music City Bowl was that it was a significant game for Auburn, even if it wasn’t the bowl the Tigers envisioned before the start of the season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Deshaun Davis, uniform still on, 2018 Music City Bowl Champions hat on his head, sat mostly quiet at the end of the table inside the press conference room at Nissan Stadium early Friday evening.
AUBURN — Saturday marked the first time No. 12 Auburn had played in a full week and the last time it will play for another 11 days.
Maybe Gus Malzahn should stick to play calling. His recent head coaching resume is suspect, but the embattled 49-million-dollar man switched to exclusive play-calling duties in Auburn’s bowl game with Purdue and it paid immediate dividends.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The biggest question going into Friday's Music City Bowl was how Auburn's offense would look now that head coach Gus Malzahn is the one calling the plays again.
It's hardly the story of the year, but Gus Malzahn has raised a handful of eyebrows by saying that he will go with Jarrett Stidham at quarterback today because he's trying to win today's Music City Bowl.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ryan Davis remembers the Gus Malzahn who was the full-time, out-in-the-open, no-doubt-about-who-is-running-the-show play-caller on offense.
AUBURN — It didn’t hit Deshaun Davis until Dec. 9. He was at the team’s end-of-season banquet, an MVP award in hand, posing for pictures with teammates and coaches.
AUBURN — Fifteen years ago, a preseason top-10 Auburn team that finished the regular season with a 7-5 record made the 300-mile trip north to Nashville. The Tigers played a Big Ten team in the Music City Bowl after a month defined by rampant uncertainty about the head coach’s future.
AUBURN — Regaining its outside shooting stroke, No. 7-ranked Auburn used balanced scoring and a sizzling second half to beat Murray State 93-88 on Saturday at Auburn Arena.
AUBURN — Gus Malzahn stood behind the podium inside Auburn’s athletics complex Wednesday afternoon and listed off the qualifications of each of the 16 players the team made official as members of its 2019 recruiting class at the start of the early signing period.
AUBURN — The two highest-rated commits in Auburn’s 2019 recruiting class seemed to be wavering, at least slightly.
AUBURN — On Thursday, 19 days after he last spoke following Auburn’s 52-21 loss at Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Gus Malzahn finally came to his own defense.
AUBURN — When you really sit down and think about how long it has been since Danjel Purifoy last suited up for a regular-season basketball game, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said Thursday, “it’s almost hard to believe.”