AUBURN — Kevin Steele isn’t going anywhere.
MOBILE — A little more than six months ago, when Gus Malzahn stood on the stage at SEC Media Days in Hoover and said he "made a mistake" when he turned over control of his offense to Rhett Lashlee and then Chip Lindsey, it didn't sound like he would ever do that again.
MOBILE — Prince Tega Wanogho came to the Senior Bowl "to show my talent among the best seniors in the nation."
AUBURN — Bruce Pearl was really worried about Samir Doughty on Wednesday.
TUSCALOOSA — Bruce Pearl said it more than once during the days leading up to No. 4 Auburn’s rivalry bout with Alabama: “We’re going to get beat.”
TUSCALOOSA — Nate Oats had heard Anfernee McLemore’s bold comments about Coleman Coliseum being his favorite place to play — because he liked to see the “disappointment” when Auburn wins — earlier this year at SEC Media Days.
AUBURN — What stood out most to Georgia coach Tom Crean on Saturday was how nothing that happened to Auburn on offense had any effect on the way it played on the defensive end of the court.
While LSU and Clemson were battling for a national championship, Gus Malzahn hired a new offensive line coach.
AUBURN — Tonight in New Orleans, two unbeaten teams with two of the most explosive offenses in the country will face off with a national championship on the line.
AUBURN — Saturday's game between Auburn and Georgia was moved up six hours from 5 p.m. to 11 a.m. with fewer than 24 hours notice because of the severe weather expected to arrive during the afternoon.
AUBURN — Saturday's men's college basketball game between Auburn and Georgia has been shifted to earlier in the day because of weather.
In the 1980s, it seemed as if Sonny Smith did the impossible at Auburn.
AUBURN — The sellout crowd of 9,121 fans that was packed into Auburn Arena late on a Wednesday night saw Danjel Purifoy get airborne, reach his right hand over the top of Vanderbilt forward Ejike Obinna and deflect Saben Lee’s inbounds pass into the backcourt.
AUBURN — Anfernee McLemore, Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy first suited up for Auburn during the 2016 season. At that time, the program had won just 49 games over the previous four years.
AUBURN — Gus Malzahn said after last week's Outback Bowl that he expected Auburn's coaching staff to stay intact going into the 2020 season. But changes are inevitable in college football.
There would have been no shame in Auburn suffering its first loss of the season at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Auburn has lost a lot of games in that building — seven of its last eight, 15 of its last 17 and 44 of 70 overall.
AUBURN — Noah Igbinoghene signed with Auburn as a four-star wide receiver three years ago. On Friday, he announced that he would be forgoing his final season of eligibility with the Tigers and entering the 2020 NFL draft.
TAMPA, Fla. — Anthony Schwartz said that for a while he tried not to think about it.
TAMPA, Fla. — Gus Malzahn disputed the notion that Auburn’s offense is in the midst of a downward trend, even after it mustered only 232 total yards — the worst mark of this season and fifth-worst of his seven-year tenure as head coach — in a 31-24 loss to Minnesota in the Outback Bowl on Wednesday.
TAMPA, Fla. — A long pass capped a long day for Auburn's defense.
TAMPA, Fla. — Auburn didn't suffer from a lack of motivation going into the Outback Bowl.
Postgame analysis of Auburn's 31-24 loss to Minnesota in the Outback Bowl:
TAMPA, Fla. — Bo Nix’s life has changed “drastically” over the last month, ever since he waded through the sea of fans that flooded onto the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium, game ball still in hand and a wide smile on his face, to celebrate a memorable 48-45 win over rival Alabama.
TAMPA, Fla. — Prince Tega Wanogho has been enjoying Outback Bowl week. It’s difficult not to when you’re getting to play football with your friends on sunny, 75-degree days in Tampa, Fla., in December.
TAMPA, Fla. — Central Florida still welcomes folks to campus with a large “NATIONAL CHAMPIONS” banner the Knights hung following their 13-0 2017 season.
TAMPA, Fla. — The first question asked during Saturday’s Outback Bowl news conference compared the two participating head coaches to characters from two different comic book universes.
TAMPA, Fla. — It was 62 degrees and overcast in Auburn on Friday morning. A little more than 400 miles south of home, in Tampa, Fla., it was 75 degrees and sunny, with palm trees all around.
TAMPA, Fla. — Thirteen and six.
AUBURN — What a decade it has been for Auburn University athletics.
AUBURN — Daniel Thomas still remembers it like it was yesterday.
AUBURN — Sal Cannella has always been the type of person who likes to stand out.
AUBURN — It was clear from the opening seconds of Saturday’s game that Lehigh did not have an answer for Austin Wiley.
AUBURN — If someone had told you in August that the 2019 season would be Nick Coe’s last at Auburn, you probably wouldn’t have been surprised.
AUBURN — A lot of players in his position might have already left by now. Kam Martin understands that.
AUBURN — After Arkansas fired Chad Morris as head coach Nov. 10 and before Auburn hired him as offensive coordinator a month later, he missed the game. He missed going to the facility, working with staff and interacting with players.
AUBURN — Before three-star Auburn offensive line commits Avery Jernigan and Tate Johnson left their official visits to campus Sunday, they hinted that there might be some fireworks when college football’s early signing period began on Wednesday.
AUBURN — No one would have blamed Derrick Brown if he decided to not play in next month’s Outback Bowl against Minnesota.
AUBURN — Toward the end of practice Sunday evening in Auburn, Gus Malzahn and his coaching staff sent all of the team’s seniors to the sidelines and put together an offense and defense made up of only players with eligibility remaining.
AUBURN — Gus Malzahn brought up Auburn’s schedule almost every chance he got this season.
AUBURN — On Sept. 22, a day after Auburn returned home from a victory at Texas A&M, head coach Gus Malzahn was asked if Derrick Brown reminded him of a former star Auburn player.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn will call the Tigers' offensive plays during the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Minnesota, as he has all season, but there's a possibility of some change next season.
AUBURN — In some ways, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn stayed inside his circle when he hired Chad Morris to be the fourth offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach of his tenure on Tuesday.
AUBURN — Sixteen years ago, in 2003, Chad Morris called on Gus Malzahn.
For the third time in the past three years, Auburn is in search of a new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
The Citrus Bowl iun Orlando, Fla., has paired Alabama and Michigan, while the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., gets Auburn and Minnesota.
AUBURN — Bo Nix won two Class 6A state championships at Pinson Valley High School, in his junior and senior seasons. On Nov. 30, the quarterback won an Iron Bowl to cap his freshman season at Auburn.
AUBURN — JaTarvious Whitlow buried his head into the turf at Jordan-Hare Stadium. He shouted at himself in frustration as he came to the home sideline. He flung himself onto the bench and pounded his fists against his knees.
AUBURN — Linebacker Michael Harris and wide receiver Marquis McClain, two reserves on Auburn's 2019 football team, put their names into the NCAA transfer portal on Wednesday.
Sep 2Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Sep 9Memorial Stadium , Clemson, SC
Sep 16Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Sep 23Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO
Sep 30Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Oct 7Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Oct 14Tiger Stadium , Baton Rouge, LA
Oct 21Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR
Nov 4Kyle Field, College Station, TX
Nov 11Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Nov 18Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Nov 25Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL