Latest Auburn Tigers football News

Auburn hires ex-Arkansas coach Chad Morris to run offense

Dec. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Arkansas coach Chad Morris is staying in the Southeastern Conference Western Division as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the hiring on Tuesday a month after Arkansas fired his longtime friend. Morris failed to win an SEC game in nearly two full...

New Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz predicts success

Dec. 10, 2019 2:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz was saying all the right things after being introduced as the new football coach at Missouri, laying out his vision for the once-proud program with unwavering confidence and bold proclamations. Then the former Appalachian State coach made a minor slip-up. “Our...

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Ninth-ranked Auburn and Minnesota to meet in Outback Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EST

No. 9 Auburn (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 16 Minnesota (10-2, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. LOCATION: Tampa TOP PLAYERS Auburn: QB Bo Nix, 2,366 yards passing, 15 TDs. Minnesota: WR Rashod Bateman, 1,170 yards receiving, 11 TDs. NOTABLE Auburn: The Tigers knocked rival Alabama out of the playoff with a 48-45 win in the Iron...

Offense vs Defense: No. 1 LSU vs No. 4 Georgia for SEC title

Dec. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (12-0, 8-0 SEC, No. 2 CFP) vs. No. 4 Georgia (11-1, 7-1, No. 4) in Atlanta, Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: LSU by 7. Series record: LSU leads 17-13-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Georgia needs to knock off the unbeaten Tigers to earn a berth in the four-team College Football Playoff. If the Bulldogs lose,...

SEC fines Auburn $250,000 after fans rush field vs Alabama

Dec. 2, 2019 12:06 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Auburn $250,000 after fans stormed the field celebrating an Iron Bowl victory. It’s the school’s fourth violation of the league’s policy prohibiting fan access to the field or court. The SEC announced the fine Monday, two...

Heisman winner, former coach Pat Sullivan dies at 69

Dec. 1, 2019 7:12 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Pat Sullivan, the 1971 Heisman Trophy winner at Auburn who went on coach TCU and Samford, has died. He was 69. Sullivan’s family released a statement saying he “died peacefully at home” Sunday morning, surrounded by relatives. The former quarterback was...

Iron Bowl win a perfect salve for Auburn team, fans

Dec. 1, 2019 3:45 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Gus Malzahn and Auburn have discovered the quickest way to redeem a frustrating season: beat Alabama. The Tigers, who had sputtered at times offensively and fallen short against three top 10 teams, survived for a 48-45 victory over the then-No. 5 Crimson Tide on Saturday. The win eased...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Tide out; Harbaugh’s Ohio St problem

Dec. 1, 2019 12:33 AM EST

Sometimes it is just not your year. Even if you are the greatest dynasty in college football history. The playoff will be played without Alabama for the first time after No. 16 Auburn won a wild Iron Bowl on Saturday. So that’s it. No debates about resumes, eye tests or how much the Crimson Tide would be...

No. 16 Auburn upends No. 5 Alabama’s playoff hopes, 48-45

Nov. 30, 2019 10:01 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Another wild, triumphant Iron Bowl finish turned Auburn’s field into a teeming mass of orange and blue. A missed Alabama field goal again had much to do with it. Shaun Shivers scored on an 11-yard run with 8:08 left to put No. 16 Auburn ahead and another failed kick wiped away...