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  • LSU announces 2015 football schedule

    October 15, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home games against Southeastern Conference rivals Auburn, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Florida highlight the 2015 LSU football schedule. LSU opens the 2015 season against McNeese State on Sept. 5 in Tiger Stadium in the first of four non-conference games for the Tigers next year. LSU will travel... more »
  • No. 3 Mississippi State set to host No. 2 Auburn

    October 10, 2014 9:18 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - It wasn't long ago that the mention of the numbers three and two brought sarcastic jokes and eye rolls from fans of Auburn and Mississippi State. Now, they bring a sense of pride. No. 3 Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hosts No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0)... more »
  • LSU blown out by Auburn 41-7

    October 4, 2014 7:17 PM

    AUBURN, AL - The Auburn Tigers beat LSU 41-7 Saturday night as the LSU offense and defense took their turns in futility. The 31 Auburn first half points was the tied for most-ever wtih Les Miles as head coach, and the 378 Auburn 1st half yards was the most... more »
  • Malzahn: 3 injured starters 'day to day' for LSU

    September 30, 2014 1:05 PM

    AUBURN, AL - Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says he's not counting out three injured starters from returning against LSU. The fifth-ranked Tigers had linebackers Kris Frost and Cassanova McKinzy and right tackle Patrick Miller leave the Louisiana Tech game with injuries. Malzahn says all three are "day to day" for... more »
  • LSU quarterback battle could finally tilt to Harris Play Video

    September 28, 2014 8:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - "Has Brandon Harris done enough to merit a start against Auburn?" The question looms after Harris took the LSU Tigers on a scoring romp against New Mexico State, leading LSU to 7 consecutive scoring drives in the 63-7 win on Friday. Anthony Jennings has presumably... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
  • LSU baseball finishes sweep of Auburn, earns #3 seed at SEC Tournament

    May 17, 2014 11:34 PM

    AUBURN, AL - The LSU baseball team beat Auburn 8-1 to finish off a sweep of the home Tigers, and in the process earned the #3 seed in the SEC tournament. LSU kept the bats hot as they finished the series with a 29-4 advantage in the 3 wins... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • LSU gets much-needed win at home vs Auburn

    February 8, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Johnny O'Bryant III had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Andre Stringer added 18 points and seven assists, and LSU snapped Auburn's three-game winning streak, 87-80 on Saturday. LSU (15-7, 6-4 southeastern Conference) had five players in double figures in all while improving to 11-2 at home. Anthony... more »
  • LSU gymnastics rallies to beat auburn on final event

    January 25, 2014 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team was at its best when it needed it, scoring a 49.525 on the floor to rally to beat Auburn on the last event 197.175- 196.850. Auburn held a lead after the first three rotations, but the Tigers got a 9.875 or better... more »
  • LSU: Grimes named offensive line coach

    January 21, 2014 4:09 PM

    As reported last week, Jeff Grimes has been officially named the LSU Offensive Line Coach. Below is the release from the LSU Athletics Department: BATON ROUGE - Jeff Grimes, who served as offensive line coach at Auburn when the Tigers won the 2010 national title, has been named offensive... more »
  • Auburn, Florida St. battle for BCS title

    January 6, 2014 10:28 AM

    PASADENA, Calif. - Top-ranked Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will write the final chapter on the college football season when they decide the national championship tonight. Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston leads the Seminoles who are trying to put the finishing touches on a perfect season. The redshirted freshman... more »
  • Florida St coach Fisher signs new deal

    December 31, 2013 2:45 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fl. - Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will remain with the program through 2018 after signing a three-year contract extension. The university made the announcement on Tuesday. Texas reportedly had interest in Fisher replacing coach Mack Brown. The top-ranked Seminoles face Auburn in the BCS championship game Jan. 6.... more »
  • Auburn's Malzahn named AP Coach of the Year

    December 23, 2013 2:14 PM

    AUBURN, Al. - Auburn's Gus Malzahn is the Associated Press coach of the year. Malzahn received the honor Monday after directing one of the biggest turnarounds in college football history. He has led the second-ranked Tigers into the national championship game against No. 1 Florida State. They have gone from... more »
  • SEC fines 4 schools for breaking league rules

    December 20, 2013 6:46 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southeastern Conference fined four schools a combined $60,000 for violating league policies during the football season. Mississippi State and Mississippi were the hardest hit, with each school receiving a $25,000 fine. Mississippi State was fined for violating the league's artificial noisemaker policy a second time. The... more »
  • Huge game propels Auburn's Mason to New York

    December 10, 2013 3:01 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - It took Tre Mason a lot of time and yards to become an overnight sensation. No. 2 Auburn's star tailback launched himself to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist and his team to the national title game with a marathon performance against Missouri in the SEC... more »
  • Auburn's Mason, Malzahn highlight AP All-SEC Team

    December 9, 2013 1:44 PM

    ATLANTA - Auburn running back Tre Mason is the offensive player of the year, while Gus Malzahn claimed the coaching award on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The Tigers were rewarded on the team announced Monday after going from worst to first. Mason was a unanimous choice at... more »
  • LSU offering $20 holiday ticket packages for women's games

    December 6, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A special $20 package to see four LSU women's basketball home games this holiday season is now on sale at www.LSUtix.net. The $20 holiday package includes a 200-level reserved seat to the following four games: Jackson State (Dec. 30), Texas A&M (Jan. 9), Florida (Jan. 12)... more »
  • Panthers QB has learned to trust teammates

    December 5, 2013 2:14 PM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Cam Newton is learning he doesn't have to do it all for the Carolina Panthers. And the Panthers are winning games as a result. Eight straight, as a matter of fact. Coach Ron Rivera said Carolina's dynamic and athletically gifted third-year quarterback no longer feels he has... more »
  • Alabama football party shooting

    December 3, 2013 10:46 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
  • Auburn upsets Alabama in Iron Bowl, 34-28

    November 30, 2013 7:21 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - In the most thrilling of fashions, the No. 4 Auburn Tigers took down the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 34-28 Saturday night. On what appeared to be the last play of regulation, Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon stepped out of bounds at the Auburn 38 yard... more »
  • Aggies look for better defense against Auburn

    October 18, 2013 2:41 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas- No. 7 Texas A&M's offense is rolling as usual this season behind another stellar season from Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. The same couldn't be said for the defense. Texas A&M is allowing 32 points and more than 474 yards a game. The Aggies have been good... more »
  • Parking lots shut down for LSU game after heavy rain

    September 21, 2013 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Parking woes hit LSU gameday after multiple parking lots shut down due to heavy rain. The Bernie Moore Track Field and the lot by the Natatorium are closed. Parking has been redirected to the Old Alex Box outfield and the soccer stadium lot off Skip Bertman... more »
  • 25 years later, former Tigers relive "Earthquake Game" Play Video

    September 20, 2013 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Twenty five years ago the crowd's roar in Tiger Stadium shook the Earth in what's called "The Earthquake Game." Today former LSU quarterback Tommy Hodson relived the moment the Tigers registered on a seismograph during a defensive battle against Auburn on Oct. 8, 1988. "North... more »
  • Game time set for LSU vs Auburn

    September 9, 2013 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southeastern Conference announced today that game time for the LSU and Auburn game will be 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 21. LSU will host Auburn in Tiger Stadium, and the game will be televised on ESPN. LSU has won seven straight games against Auburn on... more »
  • Louisiana Tech adds Auburn to schedule

    August 22, 2013 1:33 PM

    RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech has added Auburn to its 2014 non-conference football schedule. The game, which will be the 13th installment in the series, will be held on Sept. 27 at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. The two teams last played in the 2009 season opener. The last time... more »
  • Malzahn: Auburn QB Nick Marshall is a "unique athlete"

    August 18, 2013 10:21 PM

    AUBURN, Al. - Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says starting quarterback Nick Marshall is "very unique" and one of the best athletes he's coached at that position. Malzahn said Sunday night that the battle to win the job was tight "but the bottom line is when Nick knew what to do... more »
  • Auburn's McNeal arrested on marijuana charges

    August 17, 2013 4:07 PM

    AUBURN, Al. - Auburn safety Demetruce McNeal has been arrested for possession of marijuana. Online jail records Saturday show McNeal was jailed on $500 bond, along with former Auburn players Jonathan Evans and Jawara White. Officials with the Lee County jail and Sheriff's department declined to release any information on... more »
  • Updyke out of prison, possibly headed for La.

    June 11, 2013 10:36 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala.- Harvey Updyke, the man who poisoned famous oak trees at Auburn University, was released from prison and is reportedly on his way to Louisiana. Updyke attacked the trees three years ago . He is banned from attending collegiate sporting events as part of his probation. ... more »
  • Ex-Auburn player indicted in point-shaving scheme

    June 4, 2013 3:42 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Former Auburn point guard Varez Ward has been arrested for allegedly trying to fix games. U.S. Attorney George Beck said that Ward was arrested Monday on counts of bribery relating to a sports contest and conspiracy for allegedly trying to fix the point spread for the Tigers'... more »
  • Chizik: not bitter about Auburn firing, mum on plans

    April 23, 2013 5:37 PM

    AUBURN, Al. - Former Auburn coach Gene Chizik says he's not bitter about his firing two years after winning a national title. Chizik says he's a "big boy, and I understand the business." Chizik sheds little light on when he hopes to get back in coaching, or whether he'd be... more »
  • Auburn fans bid goodbye to beloved Toomer's Corner

    April 19, 2013 3:29 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn fans are set for a final farewell to the beloved oak trees at Toomer's Corner. Thousands of Tigers fans are expected to attend a rolling party at the intersection of campus and downtown Saturday after the Tigers' spring game. The trees, poisoned two years ago by... more »
  • NCAA Director of Enforcement headed to Auburn

    April 13, 2013 8:03 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Director of Enforcement David Didion is leaving the NCAA to take a job at Auburn. Kirk Sampson, an Auburn spokesman, confirmed Saturday that Didion will begin his new job in the compliance office April 22. Didion also worked at Auburn from 1995-99 before leaving for the NCAA. It's... more »
  • Jacobs: Auburn reviewing alleged NCAA violations

    April 4, 2013 6:32 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the school is reviewing allegations of rules violations in the football program during its 2010 national championship season but doesn't believe they're credible. Jacobs issued a statement Thursday in response to a report a day earlier by former New York Times... more »
  • LSU sweeps Auburn with 8-2 win

    March 24, 2013 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers, already with their best start since 1997, have improved their record to 22-2 after a weekend sweep of the Auburn Tigers. The 8-2 win Sunday matched LSU's earlier efforts of 9-4(Game 1) and 5-1(Game 2) wins. The Tigers are back in action... more »
  • Updyke receives three years for Auburn tree poisoning

    March 22, 2013 9:26 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala. - The Alabama fan who poisoned the iconic Toomer's Corner oak trees at rival Auburn has been sentenced to three years in prison. Court filings Friday show that Harvey Updyke Jr. pleaded guilty to damaging an agricultural facility. The sentence requires him to serve at least six months... more »
  • LSU women advance to SEC second round with 65-62 win

    March 7, 2013 9:38 PM

    DULUTH, GA - The LSU women advance to the second round of the SEC basketball tournament with a 65-62 win over Auburn Thursday night. Adrienne Webb led the Lady Tigers with 18 points, Theresa Plaisance chipped in 15 points and 14 rebounds. LSU held an 18-point lead with 11... more »
  • Bond revoked for man accused of poisoning Auburn trees

    February 13, 2013 11:30 AM

    OPELIKA, Ala. - A judge has revoked the bond of a university of Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees. Officers hand-cuffed Harvey Updyke and took him to jail after the ruling Wednesday by Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III in Opelika. Walker granted prosecutors' request to... more »
  • Malzahn swiftly hires vet, protege as coordinators

    December 7, 2012 11:51 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - New Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has swiftly brought in his 29-year-old protege and a veteran defensive coordinator. Malzahn was flanked Friday morning by new offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee and 60-year-old former Southern Miss coach Ellis Johnson, who will lead Auburn's defense. Lashlee played quarterback for Malzahn at... more »
  • Arkansas State names interim coach for bowl game

    December 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
  • Auburn hires Gus Malzahn as head coach

    December 4, 2012 4:09 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn has hired former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn as its new head football coach. Auburn announced that it will introduce the former Arkansas State coach in a news conference Tuesday night Malzahn was the Tigers' offensive coordinator during their national championship run in 2010, but spent last... more »
  • No. 22 Texas A&M, Manziel descend on ailing Auburn

    October 26, 2012 9:28 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Texas A&M's fast-paced offense and quarterback Johnny Manziel have soared. Auburn's offense remains grounded behind struggling quarterback play. The 22nd-ranked Aggies (5-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) land their high-flying offense in Auburn Saturday night. The quarterbacks pretty much sum up how things have gone for both... more »
  • For some SEC teams, coaching seat heating up

    October 17, 2012 5:09 PM

    UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover, one which has nothing to do with expansion. The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.... more »
  • Auburn suspends WR Quan Bray after arrest

    October 1, 2012 10:39 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray has been suspended following his arrest in Georgia. Tigers coach Gene Chizik said Sunday that Bray won't play Saturday against Arkansas. Chizik hasn't determined how long the suspension will last. Bray was arrested Thursday night during a traffic stop on... more »
  • Montgomery named SEC Def. Player of the Week

    September 24, 2012 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week Montgomery, a junior from Greenwood, S.C., had four tackles, 3.5 of which went for losses in LSU's 12-10 win over Auburn. Montgomery's first tackle for loss resulted in a safety and... more »
  • No. 2 LSU descends on struggling Auburn

    September 21, 2012 10:25 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - An angry, desperate Auburn team awaits No. 2 LSU. Still, the host Tigers will need more than emotion to have a chance against LSU Saturday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium. LSU (3-0) breezes into its Southeastern Conference opener as a three-touchdown favorite. Auburn (1-2, 0-1) views the game... more »
  • Study: Virtually all Ala. tar balls from BP spill

    September 20, 2012 3:59 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - A new chemical analysis shows that virtually all the tar balls now washing on to the Alabama coast are directly linked to the BP oil spill more than two years ago. The report released Thursday by Auburn University says that tar balls caused by the spill are... more »
  • Winless Auburn hosts confident Louisiana-Monroe

    September 14, 2012 10:31 AM

    AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers are hoping to rise up and Louisiana-Monroe is trying to come down from a huge win. The winless Tigers host the Warhawks Saturday a week after a troubling loss at Mississippi State. Louisiana-Monroe is fresh from an opening win over then-No. 8 Arkansas. Auburn... more »
  • Study: Gulf oil spill might have lasting impact

    July 10, 2012 9:54 AM

    MOBILE - New research by an Auburn University professor and other scientists suggests that the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could have significant impacts on microscopic life that might not become apparent for years. Auburn professor Ken Halanych and scientists from the University of New Hampshire, the University of... more »
  • Jury selection begins in Auburn tree poison trial

    June 19, 2012 12:10 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala. - Lawyers want to know about the favorite schools of potential jurors as they begin the trial of an Alabama fan accused of poisoning two oak trees at Auburn's famed Toomer's Corner. Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Harvey Updyke. Eighty-five prospective jurors filled Judge Jacob... more »
  • Police vow to search again after Ala. house bust

    June 12, 2012 11:37 AM

    AUBURN, Ala.- Police will search again if they have to after a night of probing a Montgomery house with thermal sensors failed to find the suspect in a fatal shooting near Auburn University. Tactical teams left empty handed early Tuesday after descending on the house the night before in search... more »
  • Multiple people shot near Auburn University

    June 10, 2012 12:47 PM

    Auburn, Ala.- Several people were shot at an apartment complex near Auburn University in Alabama when a fight broke out during a pool party, authorities and a witness said. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson says he did not know the conditions of those who were shot, or who may... more »
  • LSU plays Auburn on the road

    March 23, 2012 8:30 AM

    No. 8 LSU (17-4, 2-1 SEC) takes the field for their first "true" road game tonight when it plays at Auburn for game one of a three game series at Plainsman Park. Game 1 starts at 6 p.m. CT Friday, Game 2 begins at 3 p.m. CT Saturday, and first... more »
  • No. 1 LSU crushes No. 20 Auburn 45-10

    October 22, 2011 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rueben Randle caught a 42-yard scoring pass from Jordan Jefferson and a 46-yard touchdown pass from Jarrett Lee, and No. 1 LSU once again overcame off-the-field distractions in style with a 45-10 victory over 19th-ranked Auburn on Saturday. LSU was without star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu,... more »
  • LSU fans react to possible player suspensions

    October 19, 2011 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Some LSU fans say the possible suspension of three football players is another black eye for the program, and some worry it could hurt the chances for a win over Auburn. "I'm sick about it. It's like they're thumbing their nose at authority," LSU fan Linda Mitchell... more »
  • Report: 3 LSU players suspended from Auburn game

    October 19, 2011 1:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A person familiar with the decision says No. 1 LSU has suspended star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, along with defensive back Therold Simon and running back Spencer Ware for this Saturday's home game against Auburn. The person told The Associated Press about the suspensions on condition of... more »
  • Auburn makes QB change for LSU game

    October 18, 2011 12:28 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn will start Clint Moseley at quarterback Saturday at No. 1 LSU. Coach Gene Chizik said Tuesday that Moseley is replacing Barrett Trotter, who started the first seven games. The sophomore took over for the 19th-ranked Tigers in the second half of last week's victory... more »
  • VIDEO: LSU's Nike Pro Combat uniforms unveiled

    September 13, 2011 8:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Nike revealed the new Pro Combat uniforms today that the LSU Tigers will be sporting in their game against Auburn next month. The uniform keeps the Tigers white jersey and striped sleeves, but adds gold cleats and gloves with a "tiger eye" logo on the palms.... more »
  • LSU boosters react to pay-to-play allegations

    March 30, 2011 9:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Accusations are out by former college athletes from Auburn that they were paid to play and one implicated LSU. It came out Wednesday night in an HBO special. Stanley McClover says in the story, "Somebody came to me, I don't even know this person, and he... more »
  • Ex-Auburn players allege money received from boosters

    March 30, 2011 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four former Auburn players have told HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that they received thousands of dollars while being recruited by or playing for the Tigers, including at least one instance at LSU. Stanley McClover, Troy Reddick, Chaz Ramsey and Raven Gray made the allegations... more »
  • Auburn caps strong class with top lineman

    February 2, 2011 2:42 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - National champion Auburn has finished off its highly rated signing class with pledges from a top offensive and defensive lineman and an in-state safety. The class gained a consensus top 5 ranking with the strong finish. The Tigers got signing day commitments from offensive lineman Cyrus... more »
  • Auburn's Nick Fairley entering NFL draft

    January 14, 2011 12:35 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Lombardi Award winner Nick Fairley is skipping his senior season at Auburn to enter the NFL draft. The potential No. 1 overall draft pick announced his decision Friday at his old high school in Mobile. He says he didn't make up his mind until a... more »
  • 3 LSU Tigers unanimously picked All SEC

    December 6, 2010 1:04 PM

    ATLANTA - Top-ranked Auburn has claimed three awards on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team. Cam Newton is a unanimous choice for offensive player of the year, Nick Fairley is the pick for top defensive player and Gene Chizik gets the nod for coach of the year. Newton... more »
  • Auburn No. 1 in latest AP poll

    December 5, 2010 2:16 PM

    Auburn rode its overwhelming win in the Southeastern Conference championship game to its first No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press college football poll since 1985. The Tigers (13-0) jumped Oregon (12-0), which had been on top the last seven weeks, after beating South Carolina 56-17 on Saturday at... more »
  • Slive: Newton's ruling fair based on evidence

    December 4, 2010 1:48 PM

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive said the established facts of the Cam Newton case merited the NCAA's swift reinstatement of the Auburn quarterback. Slive told The Associated Press Saturday in a phone interview hours before the second-ranked Tigers were set to play South Carolina in the SEC championship game at... more »
  • NCAA rules Newton eligible to play

    December 1, 2010 12:11 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is eligible to play in the SEC title game, even though the NCAA says his father broke rules by shopping his son to another school. The NCAA released its finding in a statement on Wednesday. The college sports governing body had concluded on Monday... more »
  • The latest in Cam Newton investigation

    November 30, 2010 4:01 PM

    Former Mississippi State player Kenny Rogers is scheduled to meet with officials from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office Dec. 9 to discuss the recruitment of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton. Rogers, who has worked with a sports agent, has said Newton's father, Cecil, asked two Mississippi State coaches for up... more »
  • Relax, Alabama: the heat's all on No. 2 Auburn

    November 25, 2010 6:50 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - No. 9 Alabama can just relax and play ball. No national championship shot potentially hangs in the balance, no Heisman Trophy chances are on the line. It's No. 2 Auburn's turn to feel the heat in Friday's Iron Bowl. "Those guys are undefeated and going to... more »
  • Newton, Ingram among talented runners in Iron Bowl

    November 24, 2010 2:14 PM

    Cam Newton and Mark Ingram headline a talented group of runners who plan to showcase their diverse skills in the Iron Bowl. No. 2 Auburn has the nation's third-best ground game behind the dual-threat quarterback Newton and tailbacks Mike Dyer and Onterio McCalebb going into Friday's game. No. 9 Alabama's... more »
  • Iraq vet convicted in slaying of college student

    November 18, 2010 2:11 PM

    OPELIKA, Ala. - A former Army soldier who claimed to be mentally disturbed from his tour in Iraq has been convicted of capital murder in the abduction and shooting death of an Auburn University student from Georgia. Twenty-six-year-old Courtney Lockhart was convicted Thursday in the killing of 18-year-old freshman Lauren... more »
  • Auburn clinches SEC West with win over Georgia

    November 13, 2010 10:19 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Cam Newton did his talking on the field. Responding to all those allegations of wrongdoing with another brilliant performance, Newton passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead No. 2 Auburn into the Southeastern Conference championship game -- and another step closer to playing... more »
  • Cam Newton starts despite allegations

    November 13, 2010 3:05 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. -- The Auburn Tigers can clinch a spot in the SEC championship game with a win over Georgia on Saturday, and they have their best player running the offense. Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, the Heisman Award candidate caught in a whirlwind of controversy this week after allegations of... more »
  • Auburn remains mum on Newton's status vs. Georgia

    November 12, 2010 5:54 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn officials aren't talking about embattled quarterback Cam Newton's status for the second-ranked Tigers' game with Georgia. Spokesman Kirk Sampson said Friday the school had 'no comment' when asked about Newton's status. Coach Gene Chizik had said Wednesday the Heisman Trophy front-runner "will be playing Saturday." Chizik... more »
  • Rogers: Newton wanted cash for son to sign at MSU

    November 11, 2010 10:09 PM

    A former Mississippi State player who worked with agents says Cecil Newton told him it would take anywhere from $100,000 to $180,000 for his son, Cam, to sign a scholarship with Mississippi State. Kenny Rogers told ESPN radio in Dallas on Thursday that when he and Cecil Newton met... more »
  • Scandal clouds Newton's Heisman chances

    November 10, 2010 6:32 PM

    Cam Newton was on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy - until about a week ago. Now the Auburn quarterback is facing allegations that he and his family sought money for him to play at Mississippi State and that he cheated on his school work while a student at... more »
  • Auburn AD speaks out about Newton

    November 9, 2010 10:30 AM

    AUBURN, Ala.- Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs said the allegations against Tigers quarterback Cam Newton are "unfortunate" and "sad" and reiterated that Newton is eligible both academically and athletically. Jacobs said Monday the "rumors" seem designed toward "tearing down the reputation" of Newton, who Jacobs said has done "everything... more »
  • AP Source: Auburn had no contact with Rogers

    November 5, 2010 2:52 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Auburn has had "no contact whatsoever" with a man who allegedly tried to secure payment from Mississippi State during the recruitment of Tigers quarterback and Heisman hopeful Cam Newton. The NCAA is reviewing the recruitment of Newton, but... more »
  • LSU-Auburn: Last of SEC's unbeatens meet

    October 22, 2010 12:30 PM

    Lucky, plucky or just plain good? Fifth-ranked Auburn and No. 6 LSU are the Southeastern Conference's survivors, winning with gutsy comebacks and playcalling, and even being on the right side of officiating rulings. Neither team has been perfect, but their records remain so at least until after Saturday's... more »
  • LSU, Auburn kickoff set for 2:30

    October 11, 2010 11:41 AM

    It's official, the current leaders of the SEC Western Division will battle in the afternoon. The game between the LSU and Auburn Tigers on October 23 is set to kickoff at 2:30. Both teams are undefeated and are ranked in the top ten in the polls. LSU... more »
  • SEC honors Newton, Lester and Peterson

    September 27, 2010 12:29 PM

    The Southeastern Conference named Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Alabama safety Robert Lester and LSU cornerback/return man Patrick Peterson players of the week. Newton passed for 158 yards and ran for 176, accounting for five touchdowns in a win over South Carolina. Lester had two interceptions and seven tackles... more »
  • SEC teams relying heavily on new backs

    September 15, 2010 12:56 PM

    The youngsters are taking over in Southeastern Conference backfields. Across the league, young or previously unknown backs helped carry their teams to victories last weekend. And when the games were up for grabs, the balls were in the hands of players like South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore, Alabama's Trent... more »
  • LSU ranked #16 in preseason coaches' poll

    August 6, 2010 10:18 AM

    The LSU Tigers are number 16 in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll, released this morning. This ranking comes despite some low expectations at SEC Media Days a few weeks ago. Les Miles and company were predicted to finish fourth in the SEC West by broadcasters and writers in Hoover,... more »

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