"I agree there needs to be some sort of change but creating a union for amateur sports I do not agree with ... Players should receive more money because it's a struggle to get by, but also they receive free housing, meals, tutoring, education, are treated like icons and if (they) carry themselves correctly while in college they get great job offers from huge alumni. Those are benefits enough for me." [...]
The redshirt freshman is challenging a pair of seniors for the starting job at running back while also battling dyslexia and ADHD. His fast rise from scout team running back has impressed coaches and teammates alike. "He is a talented guy," says defensive lineman Jeffrey Whitaker. "I think he’s one of them rare players, honestly."
The rings were unveiled on coach Gus Malzahn's Twitter account Tuesday afternoon. The simple design includes a large AU shield logo in the middle of the ring with "2013 SEC Champions" framing the centerpiece.
This is a commitment that says Auburn is here to stay in the in-state recruiting battles, from a player that could be in line for early playing time in the backfield or bring added value in the secondary,
McKinzy returns to the field as the top returning tackler, but an injury to his tailbone has hampered the junior this spring, forcing the middle linebacker to miss several practices in April. "Frankly, Cass hasn't had a very good spring," defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said Tuesday.
Johnson picks the Tigers over Florida State and Alabama.
08/30 vs. Arkansas 09/06 vs. San Jose State 09/13 -- Open Date -- 09/18 @ Kansas State 09/27 vs. Louisiana Tech 10/04 vs. LSU 10/11 @ Mississippi State 10/18 -- Open Date -- 10/25 vs. South Carolina 11/01@ Ole Miss 11/08 vs. Texas A&M 11/15 @ Georgia 11/22 vs. Samford 11/29 @ Alabama