Auburn University Sports

Cam Newton wins NFL Most Valuable Player award

SAN FRANCISCO — Cam Newton has won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
From Sam to Cam, everyone knows Newton's name leading up to Super Bowl 50

Lee Ziemba still chuckles to himself when he thinks back to the spring of 2010.

Kareem Canty suspended indefinitely by Bruce Pearl

Auburn will be without its leading scorer against Georgia on Saturday afternoon when the Tigers take the floor at Stegeman Coliseum.

Projected lineups, things to watch as Auburn travels to Georgia

Auburn, in the midst of a four-game losing streak, hopes for some road relief on Saturday against Georgia. The Tigers haven't won a true road game since a win at Coastal Carolina early in the season, and they've lost seven straight SEC road game -- with the last win coming last February at Georgia.

Friday 02/05/2016
SULONEN: 1,000 fans for a scrimmage? Why not

Last week after Saturday’s intrasquad softball scrimmage, Auburn head softball coach Clint Myers came over to ask the media for a favor.

AU ROUNDUP: Tiebreaker helps Auburn men's tennis top Troy

Auburn used a tiebreaker win in doubles to propel the Tigers to a 6-1 victory over No. 68 Troy in men’s tennis Friday at the Yarbrough Tennis Center.

Bruce Pearl looking to Bryce Brown to create more off dribble

Bruce Pearl has seen freshman Bryce Brown’s game evolve — even if it’s not drastically — in a short time at Auburn.

Gus Malzahn excited for 2 'under-the-radar' signees

The cornerstones of Auburn’s fourth straight top-10 signing class under head coach Gus Malzahn are obvious. The Tigers’ three most coveted players out of their 21 signees were five-star defensive tackle Derrick Brown, five-star defensive end Marlon Davidson and four-star wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers.

Thursday 02/04/2016
John Franklin III will compete for 'wide-open' starting quarterback job

John Franklin III came to Auburn wanting a chance to earn the team’s starting quarterback job in 2016.

Auburn guard T.J. Dunans working out, but return still questionable

T.J. Dunans continues to rehab from a bruise and subsequent procedure left knee procedure, but Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl remains unsure of when — or if — the junior guard will return this season.

No final word on Danjel Purifoy as Bruce Pearl clarifies 'redshirt freshman' comments

Bruce Pearl jumped the gun on Wednesday when he made an appearance on Auburn’s in-house National Signing Day show. Thursday morning, the Tigers’ second-year head coach cleared things up.

Wednesday 02/03/2016
Five-star DT Derrick Brown helps Auburn secure 4th straight top-10 class

Rodney Garner went into Georgia and came out victorious on Wednesday. What the Tigers’ defensive line coach brought back with him was the No. 1 prospect in Georgia, one of the top players in the nation — and the centerpiece to another top-10 signing class for Gus Malzahn and Auburn.

Auburn to open spring practice March 1

Auburn’s spring football season will get started a little bit earlier this year.

Despite adding 1 signee, Auburn feels good about linebacker depth

One of Auburn’s seemingly biggest needs went barely addressed on Wednesday. After losing all three starting linebackers to graduation following the 2015 season, the Tigers closed their signing class with just one new addition in the middle of the defense: four-star linebacker Tre Threat of Spanish Fort.

Auburn lands top-tier receiving class with help of Dameyune Craig

Dameyune Craig could hardly contain his excitement as he walked out of the Auburn athletics complex just before 10:30 on Wednesday morning. Auburn’s “GQ” wide receivers coach, as Gus Malzahn called him, was smiling from ear to ear and sauntering through the building with swagger on National Signing Day.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Rewind through Auburn's day and the local scene around the Plains

After weeks of anticipation. Weeks of commitments and de-commitments. Weeks of planning and preparation, it's finally here. 

Tuesday 02/02/2016
Simmons, LSU hand Auburn 4th straight loss

Following nine seconds of awkward silence in the postgame interview room, LSU freshman Ben Simmons started to get up from his seat, ready to return to the team bus and head back to Baton Rouge, La. As his 6-foot-10 frame arose from the dais, a reporter interjected from the back of the room with a question for Simmons.

Auburn hoping for strong finish, another top-10 signing class

The day every recruiting fan waits for with bated breath is finally here: National Signing Day.

Projected lineups, things to watch as Auburn takes on LSU

Trying to break from a three-game losing streak won't be easy tonight for Auburn as it welcomes in freshman senstation Ben Simmons and LSU to Auburn Arena. 

Injuries have Auburn moving new faces into lineups

Two scary falls last Friday against Arkansas leave the Auburn gymnastics team without two of their up-and-coming gymnasts for an undetermined amount of time, and also leaves coach Jeff Graba in a predicament heading into the halfway point of the season.

Monday 02/01/2016
Jordan Ebert relaxed, ready to put 2015 struggles in rearview mirror

When Butch Thompson watched Jordan Ebert take cuts at Plainsman Park this weekend, Auburn’s first-year head coach didn’t see the player that struggled at the plate a year ago.

Sports Video

  1. Alabama Auburn Basketball

    The Auburn bench celebrates after a Kareem Canty 3-pointer against Alabama. 
  2. Jacksonville St at Auburn

    Auburn Tigers defensive back Carlton Davis (18) is called for pass interference in overtime against Jacksonville State Gamecocks wide receiver Josh Barge (12). Jacksonville State at Auburn on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.
  3. Miss St at Auburn

    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn walks through Tiger Walk prior to the Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept 26, 2015 in Auburn.
  4. Auburn Gymnastics

    Auburn's Kait Kluz, shown on bars against Florida, could be one gymnast put into the lineup now as injuries are plaguing the Tigers. 
  5. Alabama Auburn Basketball

    Auburn's Kareem Canty takes a long 3-point shot against Alabama on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016 in Auburn.
  6. Mississippi State at Auburn

    Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott makes a throw in the first half against Auburn on Saturday, Sept 26, 2015 in Auburn.
  7. Mississippi State at Auburn

    Auburn quarterback Sean White throws the ball in the second half against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept 26, 2015 in Auburn.
  8. coach Butch Thompson intro

    Auburn director of athletics Jay Jacobs gives coach Butch Thompson his cap and jersey during his introductory press conference on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.
  9. Ole Miss at Auburn

    Auburn's Blake Countess juggles and makes an interception against Ole Miss on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 in Auburn.
  10. Colorado Auburn Basketball

    Colorado's George King is fouled as he tries to shoot around Auburn's Horace Spencer and Tyler Harris in their NCAA college basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.