The Miami Dolphins released defensive tackle Gabe Wright after a dust-up at training camp with running back Kenyan Drake. Per phinmanaics.com’s Luis D. Sung, Wright “came in and punched Drake in the face.”
USA Today released the Amway Coaches Poll on Thursday. The Auburn Tigers came in 10th in the poll, making Auburn third among SEC teams behind Alabama and Georgia. Auburn posted a 10-3 record in the 2017 season.
Five-star cornerback Andrew Booth (Lawrenceville, Georgia) has committed to Clemson. The 6-1, 188-pound Booth chose the Tigers over the likes of schools such as Auburn and Georgia. He is Clemson’s 22nd commit.
Former Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway signed with the Columbus Lions arena football team on Sunday. The former All-SEC running back joins the Lions after a brief stint in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings.
Alabama and Georgia were voted as the favorites to play for the SEC title, with Alabama chosen to win the conference for the fifth time under head coach Nick Saban. The game would be a rematch from January.
Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn talked at SEC Media Days of being ‘very close’ in 2017. But close has come to define the Auburn football program over the past five years, a trend the team looks to break.
Jarrett Stidham was asked about how Texas A&M recruited him after he left Baylor. Stidham explained that the Aggies coaches weren’t too big on bringing Stidham in and that ‘everything happens for a reason.’
The Auburn Tigers’ game against Arkansas will pit Gus Malzahn and Chad Morris against each other. The two have been friends going back to their time as high school coaches, and both discussed the relationship.
Four months ago, the Auburn Tigers suffered a big hit when receiver Will Hastings tore his ACL during spring practice. On Thursday, coach Gus Malzahn said Hastings’ rehab is ‘off to a very good start.’
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.