A major piece of Auburn’s defensive line will be back next season after weighing whether to declare early for the NFL Draft. Colby Wooden announced Wednesday evening on Twitter that he will return for his redshirt junior season with the Tigers. Though he was only a sophomore this season, Wooden was draft-eligible since he is three years removed from high school.
TJ Finley didn’t exactly win over many Auburn fans during Tuesday’s 17-13 Birmingham Bowl loss to Houston. In fact, many fans are concerned about the Tigers looking ahead to the 2022 season, and most of that revolves around the offense and the quarterback position. Following Bo Nix’s decision...
Running back Kerryon Johnson returned to the NFL on Tuesday as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad. Johnson has played in one game this season for the San Francisco 49ers on Sept. 26, and he’s been out of football since San Francisco released him on Oct. 5.
AUBURN, Alabama—One of Auburn's top defensive players the last two seasons, redshirt sophomore lineman Colby Wooden will return for the 2022 season, he announced on Twitter on Wednesday evening. Fourth on the team with 61 tackles this year, Wooden had five sacks and eight and half tackles for a loss for the Tigers.
TJ Finley struggled at times for Auburn during the Birmingham Bowl to find consistency, as he had several overthrows, but also one drive where he was 5-for-5 for 82 yards and a touchdown on a go-ahead scoring drive in the second half. There were a lot of comparisons to Bo...
T.J. Finley’s first official audition to be Auburn’s starting quarterback in 2022 drew mixed reviews, but the sophomore and de-facto starter the last three games gave Bryan Harsin something to think about heading into the offseason. Finley had an uneven performance but showed glimpses of his ceiling during...
Game time: 11:00 am CST/12:00 pm EST - Tuesday, December 28th, 2021. TV channel: ESPN (DirecTV channel lineup/Dish Network channel lineup) Radio station: Auburn Radio Network list of affiliates and internet stream. Weather: As of now, the weather looks to have a pretty solid forecast, with highs in the low...
The first year of Bryan Harsin’s tenure at Auburn didn’t go to plan. After a promising first two months of the season—with the Tigers sitting at 6-2, bowl eligible and in the thick of the SEC West race—things went off the rails for Auburn once the calendar turned to November.
In today’s world of college football, roster turnover is inevitable. Gone are the days you can be pretty confident that barring any legal issues the kids that signed in a recruiting class would be there for four years. Now, some kids that sign in December might not even make it to campus in January. It’s an era that has given more power to the players but also resulted in major shakeups to team personnel across the country each season.
Auburn football recruiting had a good week. The Tigers landed 8 new commitments during the early signing period. Two of those pickups were flipping blue chip prospects from Alabama and LSU. Three were the top rated JUCO players at their position while another was an LSU legacy. The top 3 rated players in Auburn’s class committed last week.
Kerryon Johnson and Bo Nix never played together at Auburn, as Johnson left after the 2017 season and Nix didn’t arrive on The Plains until 2019. Still, it’s clear Johnson has enjoyed watching Nix play these past 3 years. Nix recently announced he was transferring to Oregon. Then,...
Former Auburn and Vigor star Deshaun Davis is close to returning to his high school alma mater. Davis, an All-State linebacker in high school, announced on social media that he would be the Wolves’ defensive coordinator next fall. Vigor coach John McKenzie confirmed Wednesday morning that Davis was his first choice as defensive coordinator, though the move must still be approved to the Mobile County Board of Education.
Late on the night of Oct. 30, first-year Auburn football coach Bryan Harsin trotted into the locker room smiling and shaking hands with coaches. He joined his players for a raucous celebration. Auburn had knocked off No. 10 Ole Miss 31-20 to improve to 6-2 and could climb to No. 12 in the polls a day later.
Although the Auburn football community spent days in limbo wondering whether or not three-year starting quarterback Bo Nix would return to the Plains, Nix wasn’t the only player considering entry to the transfer portal following the end of the regular season. Star running back Tank Bigsby was rumored to be entering the transfer portal, too, after just two seasons at Auburn.
If you’ve ever frequented an internet message board establishment, particularly one that focuses on college athletics, you may have seen the acronym JABA. I’m sure you know what it is, but if not, it stands for Just Auburn Being Auburn. Since about midnight Eastern time last night, nothing...
The Auburn defensive back will be unable to play for the Tigers in the Birmingham Bowl at Protective Life Stadium. Zion Puckett reportedly had surgery after the Iron Bowl. Per Auburn Live, he suffered a shoulder injury and is still recovering. Expect Bryan Harsin to turn to his depth as...