In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 photo, Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson talks to reporters at the Auburn Athletic Complex in Auburn, Ala. Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks well of his old boss, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, he just hasn’t spoken to him. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 photo, Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson talks to reporters at the Auburn Athletic Complex in Auburn, Ala. Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks well of his old boss, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, he just hasn’t spoken to him. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 photo, Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson talks to reporters at the Auburn Athletic Complex in Auburn, Ala. Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks well of his old boss, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, he just hasn’t spoken to him. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.