The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman released his annual list of college football freaks Friday, and Auburn junior cornerback Jamel Dean made the cut. Dean, who started his career at Ohio State, came in at No. 10.
The Auburn Tigers will face North Carolina in a Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in 2020. The showdown between the Tigers and Tar Heels will be the third Chick-fil-A game, with West Virginia and Florida State as well as Georgia and Virginia also facing off.
Four-star linebacker Quandarrius Robinson (Birmingham, Alabama) made up his mind about his future. Monday when he committed to the Auburn Tigers. The 6-4, 210-pound Robinson also had offers from 10 other schools, including Alabama, LSU and Oregon.
NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah analyzed Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham’s game. After studying Stidham’s play from three games last fall, Jeremiah wrote he was impressed with the quarterback’s arm strength, accuracy and ability to throw on the run.
Charles Barkley bashed the NBA's current trend of building super teams on the Unnecessary Roughness podcast. When asked about the way players are joining up, Barkley made it evident he would not have done that sort of thing during his playing career.
Four-star Keiondre Jones named his top three schools at the Rivals Five-Star Challenge on Wednesday. The 6-4, 341-pound offensive guard has Auburn, Florida and Mississippi State as his top options as he hopes to reach a decision soon.
ESPN’s Peter Burns tweeted out a photo Monday of an Auburn Tigers fan’s license plate. The North Carolina plate reads “T:01”, referencing the one second remaining when Alabama lined up for a potential game-winning 57-yard field goal.
Auburn Tigers quarterback Jarrett Stidham spoke to reporters at the Manning Passing Academy on Friday. Stidham was asked about his left, nonthrowing shoulder and explained that his recovery since the surgery in January has gone just fine.
Four-star strong-side defensive end Jaren Handy (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) committed to Auburn on Monday. The 6-5, 278-pound Handy committed to the Tigers over the likes of Alabama and Ole Miss and had previously been committed to LSU.
Auburn Tigers quarterback Jarrett Stidham will be a counselor at the Manning Passing Academy later this month. He will be joined at the high school camp by other notable college quarterbacks such as Alabama’s Jalen Hurts and Georgia’s Jake Fromm.
Auburn alum and former two-sport athlete Bo Jackson was on MLB Network during the 2018 MLB Draft. Jackson was asked what advice he would give Kyler Murray, the Oklahoma Sooners quarterback who was drafted by the Oakland Athletics with the ninth pick.
Former Auburn Tigers athletic director Jay Jacobs was named Florida’s executive associate athletic director on Tuesday. Jacobs joins the Gators’ athletic department after spending more than 30 years in the Auburn athletic department, the last 13 as A.D.
Auburn sophomore Pace Ozmint was arrested Saturday for a minor in possession of alcohol and giving false identification to a law enforcement officer. Per Auburn police logs, Ozmint was arrested on W Magnolia Avenue in Auburn.
Auburn has given men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl a three-year contract extension. Pearl's extension through the 2022-2023 season comes after he led the Tigers to the SEC regular season title and their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2003.
Former Auburn guard Mustapha Heron committed to St. John’s after visiting the school earlier in the day. The Waterbury, Connecticut, native will have to sit out the 2018-2019 season for the Red Storm but will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
Auburn athletic director Allen Greene was asked about changes that would end Auburn football playing Georgia and Alabama either on the road or at home in the same year. To Greene, exploring changes in the current setup is a task worth taking on.
Auburn Tigers football coach Gus Malzahn cleared the air about CJ Harris, a potential walk-on who takes cannabis oil medication for his epilepsy. Malzahn said Harris was not cleared by the Auburn medical staff, thereby making him ineligible.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn had some strong words about a new NCAA rule that will limit teams to 20 headsets per game. Malzahn went as far as to call this new piece of game legislation a "joke" when speaking at SEC spring meetings.
CBS will broadcast West Virginia vs. Tennessee on Sept. 1, Georgia at South Carolina on Sept. 8 and LSU at Auburn on Sept. 15. All three of those college football games will kick off at 3:30 ET. CBS will also broadcast Georgia vs. Florida on Oct. 27.
Since SEC expansion, Georgia and Auburn have both run into problems when it comes to their schedules. Both head coaches, Kirby Smart and Gus Malzahn, would be in favor of the SEC balancing out their schedules in the near future.