Alabama Sports

Cross Country Women 6th, Men 7th in USTFCCA Regional Rankings

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Auburn cross country rose in the USTFCCA South Region rankings following an impressive performance at the Louisville Cross Country Classic. The women debuted in the poll at 6th after being unranked while the men climbed seven spots from 14th to 7th. Both jumps were the largest climbs in either poll. The Auburn women claimed 13th at the Louisville Classic 5k…

Alabama LB Rashaan Evans Rates Saturday Nights Effort

EVANS GIVES HIS TEAM A 5 AFTER 66-3 WIN OVER OLE MISS

After Alabama’s impressive win over Ole Miss on Saturday there was one player who didn’t think they played so impressively. Rashaan Evans was asked how he would rate the effort given in the game and he gave his team a five. Here’s how a few of his teammates reacted. “5 and what?…that’s his opinion,” said sophomore QB Jalen Hurts.   “As far…

Auburn Football Had A Warm Welcome Home

AUBURN UNIVERISTY GOES ON TO DEFEAT MISSISSIPPI STATE

Auburn returned home to Jordan-Hare Stadium and welcomed Mississippi State who were looking to get back on their feet after a tough road loss to UGA, and that would be the opposite of what they got. Auburn went on to win the game 49 to 10. Jarrett Stidham completed 13 of 16 passes on the night and Kerryon Johnson led in rushing yards with…

The Crimson Tide Keep Rolling

ALABAMA REMAINS #1 IN THE AP POLL AFTER DEFEATING OLE MISS

The Crimson Tide just continue to remain dominant this year. Last night they welcomed back ole miss to Bryant-Denny stadium who defeated the Tide in their last meeting in Tuscaloosa 43-37. The first three drives of the game resulted in 3-n-outs and then Alabama turned the heat up. It was obvious Alabama didn’t like to hear what Ole Miss had to…

Auburn Men’s Basketball Fall Practice Begins Tight-Lipped About Pay-For-Play Scandal

Bruce Pearl Speaks for First Time Since FBI Bribery Arrest of Assistant Coach Chuck Person

Auburn Men’s Head Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl said little Friday when it came to the nationwide pay-for-play scandal and arrest of Auburn Assistant Coach Chuck Person on federal corruption charges. “I stand by the statement issued by the university on Tuesday,” said Pearl. “The conduct alleged in this criminal complaint is unacceptable.” “I can’t and I won’t have any further…

Arrest of Coach Prompts Auburn Basketball Ticket Refund

Some Ticket Holders Turn Their Backs on Tigers Season As Pay-For-Play Scandal Widens in Other Programs

Just one day after Auburn Assistant Basketball Coach Chuck Person was arrested on six federal corruption charges, Auburn University is offering full refunds to holder’s of men’s basketball season tickets. An Auburn Athletics official commented saying “we had a few fans call for refunds and we granted those requests.” Al.com reported that an estimated 30 people had claimed their refund…

Mize Tabbed No. 5 MLB Draft Prospect

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Junior pitcher Casey Mize has been tabbed the No. 5 MLB Draft prospect entering the 2018 season, D1Baseball.com announced Tuesday. The Auburn right-hander is the fourth rated collegiate prospect and is joined by three other SEC pitchers in the top six. “Casey had an exception sophomore campaign for both Auburn University and Team USA,” head coach Butch Thompson said. “I…

Auburn Men’s Golf Finished Tied for Second

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No. 13 Auburn men’s golf finished tied for second at 7-under in the Trinity Forest Invitational with No. 22 Texas Tech at the Trinity Forest Golf Club on Tuesday. Freshman Brandon Mancheno tied for third individually at 6-under. No. 10 Florida, which was tied with Auburn for the lead after the second round, fired a 9-under 275 to win at…

Auburn Assistant Basketball Coach Chuck Person Arrested

FBI INVESTIGATION ALLEDGES PERSON TOOK BRIBES TO STEER PLAYERS TO BUSINESSES

Auburn Assistant Basketball Coach Chuck Person has been arrested and faces six federal charges including, bribery conspiracy, solicitation of bribes and gratuities, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and travel act conspiracy, according to court documents. Person has been on Bruce Pearl’s Auburn Men’s Basketball coaching staff since 2014. The FBI affidavit says…