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SUPER 8 SENIORS: Central's John Broussard is plenty motivated for senior season

John Broussard is the top cornerback in the Opelika-Auburn area. The Central rising senior was voted to the Class 7A All-State first team last season by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. He is verbally committed to play football at Auburn University.

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Thursday 07/30/2015
2015 Auburn Opponent Preview: Idaho gives Auburn final tune-up before Iron Bowl

Editor’s Note: Over the 12 days leading up to the start of fall camp, the Opelika-Auburn News will take a look at each of Auburn’s 12 regular-season games.

WIREGRASS SPORTS HOF PROFILE: Leroy Cook dominated at Abbeville, Alabama

Tom Vickers had to coach against Abbeville High’s Leroy Cook. He said there weren’t a lot of good options.

Wednesday 07/29/2015
Auburn High's Noah Barnes chooses Memphis

Upon extending a football scholarship offer recently to Auburn High’s Noah Barnes, the Memphis coaching staff made it clear they thought highly of the rising senior tight end.

2015 Auburn Opponent Preview: Tigers host 119th edition of Georgia rivalry to kickoff final home stand

The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry kicks off the final stretch of the regular season for Auburn, which ends the schedule with three straight home games — including two against the program’s biggest rivals.

Tuesday 07/28/2015
Dadeville DB commits to Tide

Shawn Jennings, a safety from Dadeville, announced his commitment to Alabama on Tuesday, choosing the Crimson Tide over Auburn and Memphis.

Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame: Despite up and down coaching career, Mike DuBose feels blessed

Mike DuBose has coached at every level from high school to college to the NFL – and back again.

UPDATED: Dadeville safety Shawn Jennings chooses Alabama over Auburn, Memphis

Shawn Jennings spent a lot of time growing up throwing a football around with his older brother, Anfernee, in the backyard of their home in Dadeville.

2015 Auburn Football Opponent Preview: Texas A&M marks Tigers' final away game of season

Auburn’s final road game of the 2015 slate takes the Tigers the furthest west they will travel during the regular season — a trip to College Station, Texas, to take on division foe Texas A&M.

Monday 07/27/2015
Dadeville safety Shawn Jennings to choose Auburn, Alabama or Memphis Tuesday

It is Decision Day for the consensus top-rated rising senior safety in the state of Alabama.


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How many games do you think the Auburn University football team will win this season?

This week's poll will be open until noon on Sunday. Results will be printed in Monday's edition of the Opelika-Auburn News.

Total Votes: 363

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  1. Barbasol hole 9a

    Hole No. 9 of the Barbasol Championship at Grand National is a difficult hole due to its elevated greens and bunkers.
  2. Auburn Baseball

    Auburn's Damon Haecker is shown in the infield during a game earlier this season against Jacksonville State. Coach Sunny Golloway is considering moving Haecker back to the infield, as he has been playing in the outfield as of late.
  3. Auburn high girls golf

    The Auburn High girls golf team won Tuesday's Class 7A sectional tournament in Jackson Gap. Team members are (from left): Sylvia Battye, Julia McAlindon, Holley Smithart, Sarah Battye, Grace Wang, Elisabeth Preus and Coach Lindsey.
  4. A-Day

    Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson, middle, was named the starting quarterback on Monday, April 20. 
  5. Auburn baseball

    Auburn's Kyler Deese connects on a home run against Kennesaw State on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. 
  6. SEC Softball Championship

    Auburn third baseman Kasey Cooper throws a ball to first against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament Championship game on on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Baton Rouge, La.
  7. Barbasol Championship day1

    Glen Day hits off the 18th tee during the first round of play on Thursday at Grand National in Opelika. Day was 8-under par during the second round. 
  8. Avery Johnson

    In this Dec. 4, 2012, file photo, Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Barclays Center in New York. Johnson has been named the Alabama men's basketball coach.
  9. Barbasol hole 14A

    Well-placed bunkers make hole No. 14 at Grand National a tough par-4. Some players might try to drive over the fairway infringements, while some will choose to lay up.
  10. auburn softball

    Auburn left fielder Tiffany Howard looks to throw a ball into the infield during Saturday's game against Alabama. Howard scored the winning run in the eighth inning. 
  11. Central Gulf Shores

    Central third baseman Katie Webb puts a pitch in play during the Red Devils' 9-1 win over Gulf Shores in the Auburn Invitational. Webb had three RBI in the win.
  12. South Alabama vs Auburn softball

    Auburn's Haley Fagan swings and drives a home run against South Alabama during the NCAA Regional Tournament on Saturday, May 16 in Auburn.