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." [...]
Running back Tre Mason wants to get back to having fun when the St. Louis Rams host the New York Giants on Sunday. Last week, he didn't have much. Arizona held Mason to 33 yards on 13 carries and the former Auburn star lost a fumble in the Cardinals' 12-6 victory.
How one determines which team showed the most improvement since the end of the season is a mystery, though Malzahn is sure to judge for himself after the Tigers play Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1.
For all you folks dogging Kansas City outside linebacker Dee Ford via social media, it's time to stand down. You know who you are, tweeting out messages such as "I remember someone told me he was the next Von Miller. LOL." And "Dee Ford ran away from Frank Gore and never stopped. Just Forrest Gumped the 2nd half of his rookie season." And "Dee Ford's Rookie Season Not 1st-Round Quality."
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Former University of Alabama quarterback Jay Barker and Alabama-born former heavyweight champion boxer Evander Holyfield highlight the inductees into the 2015 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame announced Sunday. Barker, the quarterback of the Tide's 1992 national championship team...
Quarterback Philip Rivers guided the San Diego Chargers to an improbable comeback against the San Francisco 49ers to send Saturday night's NFL game into overtime. Then the Chargers turned to - perhaps even more improbably -- Ronnie Brown to put away the 49ers in San Diego's 38-35 victory.
Two former Heisman Trophy winners will square off when the Cleveland Browns visit the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Johnny Manziel will make the second start of his NFL career for the Browns. The Panthers have decided Cam Newton will be their starter at quarterback.
Hundreds and hundreds of people packed into Greater Peace Baptist Church on Saturday for the funeral of former Auburn tight end Jakell Mitchell.
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)