With a SEC Championship ring and Auburn diploma in hand, Sammie's time at Auburn comes to an end. "I've decided to come out this year and enter the NFL Draft," Coates declared. "If I had not graduated, it would not have even been a thought to leave early. ... It's time for me to take the next step in my life." [...]
Auburn freshman football player, Jakell Mitchell, was shot and killed Sunday morning at an off-campus apartment complex.
Gus Malzahn: "I'm devastated and saddened by the passing of Jakell Mitchell. My thoughts and prayers are with Jakell's family and friends, who are suffering through this senseless tragedy. I know the Auburn Family is hurting, especially our players and coaches, and we are going to love and support them through this difficult time. We have lost a member of our family too young, too soon." [...]
Auburn's specialist sits less than 1 yard-per-return behind Kansas State's Tyler Lockett, who leads the country averaging 19 yards per punt return. The Outback Bowl provides Bray an opportunity to potentially ascend to No. 1.
Whitehead would miss four games, then play two more as merely a special-teamer, as he tried to earn back his role, robbing Auburn of the man who ran the secondary in the seconds before the snap and setting off a chain of events that led to the Tigers' changing defensive coordinators.
With everything else in chaos around him, Jonathan Jones blossomed into a legitimate playmaker at cornerback, a second-team All-SEC pick who finally shook off the injury bug and realized his potential in his third year on campus.
Markale Hart, 22, of Camp Hill got out of jail on Thursday morning after family posted a $500,000 property bond, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said. He is now being held in the Tallapoosa County awaiting a court hearing,
08/30 vs. Arkansas (W 45-21) 09/06 vs. San Jose State (W 59-13) 09/13 -- Open Date -- 09/18 @ Kansas State (W 20-14) 09/27 vs. Louisiana Tech (W 45-17) 10/04 vs. LSU (W 41-7) 10/11 @ Mississippi State (L 23-38) 10/18 -- Open Date -- 10/25 vs. South Carolina (W 42-35) 11/01@ Ole Miss (W 35-31) 11/08 vs. Texas A&M (L 38-41) 11/15 @ Georgia(L 7-34) 11/22 vs. Samford (W 31-7) 11/29 @ Alabama (L 44-55)