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Auburn kicker Anders Carlson out vs. Texas A&M; Alex McPherson to make debut

Auburn will have a new kicker for its primetime matchup against Texas A&M. The Tigers will be without veteran kicker Anders Carlson against the Aggies on Saturday night, the program’s pregame radio show announced less than two hours before kickoff. In his place, Auburn will turn to freshman kicker Alex McPherson, who will make his college debut.
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Anders Carlson ready for strong comeback, Harsin says

ATLANTA, Georgia–Bryan Harsin said that Anders Carlson, one of the most productive kickers in Auburn football history, is in good shape heading into preseason practice, which will start on August 5th. Carlson suffered an ACL tear on an onside kick attempt last season vs. Mississippi State. He missed spring...
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Harsin confident Anders Carlson will be healthy by season opener

COLUMBUS, Georgia — It's flown under the radar as compared to other position groups, but Auburn could have one of the more formidable specialist combos in the SEC this season — if Anders Carlson is healthy enough to pair with punter Oscar Chapman. But after showing positive signs...

Bryan Harsin confident kicker Anders Carlson will be cleared to play in Auburn’s season opener

Bryan Harsin is confident that Auburn will have starting kicker Anders Carlson available when the Tigers open their season Sept. 3 against Mercer. Carlson is coming off ACL surgery in mid-November after tearing the ligament in his knee during an onside kick attempt in the fourth quarter of Auburn’s loss to Mississippi State last season. Auburn’s season opener will take place nearly 10 months after Carlson’s procedure.

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson to return in 2022

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson will return to the program next season a fifth year, he announced on social media Wednesday. Auburn’s starter at the position since 2018, Carlson tore his ACL in Week 11 against Mississippi Stare. “I am continuing to heal through this ACL journey and am ready...

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson to return for 6th season

The Carlson kicking dynasty isn’t quite done at Auburn. Anders Carlson announced Wednesday afternoon on Instagram that he will return to Auburn for a sixth season in 2022, taking advantage of the NCAA’s free year of eligibility granted to student-athletes during the pandemic. After redshirting in 2017, Carlson has been the Tigers’ starting kicker for the last four years, taking over the job after his older brother, Daniel Carlson, held the position from 2014-17.

Long live Auburn football's Carlson Dynasty: Senior kicker Anders Carlson will return in 2022

AUBURN — Long live Auburn football's leg dynasty. Senior kicker Anders Carlson is returning to the Tigers in 2022 to use his extra year of NCAA eligibility provided to athletes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, he announced Wednesday night. It will be his sixth season on the team, extending the Carlson era of Auburn kickers a ninth season. His brother, Daniel, started from 2014-17 and has made four game-winning NFL field goals this season for the Las Vegas Raiders.
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Auburn kicker Anders Carlson announces he’ll return for 2022 season

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson isn’t done as a Tiger just yet. Carlson announced Wednesday he is coming back for his super senior year at Auburn in 2022. Carlson’s decision comes after the Tigers’ placekicker and kickoff specialist suffered a season-ending injury in the team’s 10th game of the season.

Anders Carlson makes decision on Auburn's 2022 season

If it seems like Auburn has had a “Carlson” kicking field goals for it forever, well, it’s because it has. And, that streak will continue, according to news that broke on Wednesday night out of Auburn. As you can see below, Anders Carlson, younger brother of former...

Anders Carlson, Nick Brahms Academic All-America

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn kicker Anders Carlson and center Nick Brahms earned CoSIDA first team Academic All-America honors for the 2021 season, it was announced Wednesday. It's only the second time that Auburn has had two first-team honorees in the prestigious program, which recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field or court and in the classroom. Linebacker Gregg Carr and kicker/punter Matt Hawkins were both first-team honorees in 1984.

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson undergoes successful ACL surgery

Auburn kicker Anders Carlson announced Tuesday night that he underwent successful surgery to repair his left ACL, which he tore three days earlier during Auburn’s 43-34 loss to Mississippi State. Carlson made the announcement on his Instagram account after having the procedure completed earlier in the day in Pensacola, Fla.,...

How will Auburn replace Anders Carlson?

Auburn will do something the program hasn’t done since the 2013 National Championship game against Florida State when the Tigers travel to South Carolina for Saturday’s 6 p.m. C.T. contest against the Gamecocks. The Tigers have to play a game without a Carlson kicking off since Anders Carlson got injured...