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BURGER BYTES: The story behind Alabama Tom Video included

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You probably don't know Henry Swann. He's based out of Mobile, Ala., and works in hotel construction. Chances are, you are familiar with his alter ego, the fictional character Alabama Tom.
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Bama preparing for Florida's new offense Video included

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Nick Saban said what all the fans are thinking."Games like this, players really get excited," Saban said. "If they don't, they don't understand Alabama football and they don't understand playing in the SEC." More>>

Hear Nick Saban's full Florida press conference Video included

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The Tide will host Florida this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. More>>

Auburn & Bama still ranked in the top five

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South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15. More>>

Sims leads No. 3 Alabama past Southern Miss Video included

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Blake Sims passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a third in three quarters and might have staked his claim as No. 3 Alabama's undisputed starting quarterback in a 52-12 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday night. More>>

UAB beats Alabama A&M on Vinson's 5 TDs Video included

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D.J. Vinson ran for a career-high five touchdowns to lift UAB to a 41-14 victory over Alabama AM on Saturday.
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Sizing up Southern Miss Video included

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We've all been making fun of the situation all week. Alabama gets to line up for another easy home game. Last week, it was Florida Atlantic. This week, it's Southern Miss.
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BLOG: Top 10 college football games of week three

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A list of the top games to watch this Saturday...  More>>

Samford wins home opener over Stillman Video included

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Samford defeated Stillman in their home opener, 52-0. It's the first shutout for Samford Football since 2009. More>>

Joe Dean Jr. talks BSC Athletics; gives thoughts on Pearl and Grant Video included

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Birmingham Southern A.D. Joe Dean Jr. joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight
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Eubank is Samford's "unquestioned leader" Video included

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Michael Eubank is the new quarterback for the Samford University Bulldogs. While he does have some big shoes to fill, replacing last year's Southern Conference offensive player of the year in Andy Summerlin, Eubank's resume is impressive.
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The relationship between Sims and Coker Video included

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In Nick Saban's opening statement on Monday, he pointed out the positives about the Tide's quarterback competition."When Jake Coker threw a touchdown pass, who was the first guy to go jump up, give him a congratulations, and hug, and all that? It was Blake Sims," Saban said. More>>

Former Auburn DB Zach Gilbert breaks down Auburn's defense on Alabama Tonight Video included

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Former Auburn defensive back Zach Gilbert joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight More>>

Artis-Payne emerging as Auburn's lead back Video included

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When Tre Mason left for the NFL, the Auburn running game had to find a way to replace 1,800 yards and 23 touchdowns, that the Heisman Trophy finalist produced in 2013.
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Patrick’s take: College Football Week 2

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A breakdown of the Top 10 and a look at the Heisman race.
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Bama drops to #3, Auburn #5 in AP Poll

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After impressive performances in two of the young season's most attractive non-conference showdowns, Oregon jumps to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind No. 1 Florida State - and ahead of No. 3 Alabama.
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PHOTOS: Auburn hammers San Jose State

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A Saturday of football on the Plains. More>>

Auburn runs past San Jose St., 59-13 Video included

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Cameron Artis-Payne ran for three touchdowns, all in the first half, and No. 5 Auburn used a dominant ground game to beat San Jose State 59-13 on Saturday night.Auburn (2-0) had six touchdowns and 358 yards on the ground, including 112 from Artis-Payne. Quarterback Nick Marshall, making his first start of the season, ran for 103 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown on his final drive late in the third quarter.Artis-Payne, a senior, had his first career game with more than one touchdown for t... More>>

BSC drops OT heartbreaker to LaGrange, 34-28 Video included

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After tying the game 28-28 with 1:14 left to send the game to overtime, the Birmingham-Southern football team lost its season opener in overtime, 34-28, Saturday evening to LaGrange on Battle Field at Panther Stadium.The game was the first-ever night game at Panther Stadium and had a sellout crowd of over 2,400 fans in attendance.BSC and LaGrange traded touchdowns in the first quarter, with BSC sophomore tailback Samir Usman scoring first, and sophomore Jay Williams connecting on the extra po... More>>

JSU Wins in OT at Chattanooga

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Jacksonville State needed overtime to give John Grass his first win as its head coach.Quarterback Eli Jenkins sprinted 13 yards for a touchdown to lift the ninth-ranked Gamecocks (1-1) to a 26-23 overtime victory over No. 13 Chattanooga before a crowd of 14,285 at Finley Stadium Saturday night. The win was Jacksonville State's sixth over the Moccasins in the last seven meetings.At halftime, the Moccasins had more touchdowns (2) than first downs (0) after Dee Virgin intercepted Jenkins and ret... More>>

UAB looking to pull off the upset

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Remember last season with the Auburn Tigers? Their slogan was: "It's a new day." Well, that may apply to the UAB Blazers. More>>

Auburn's Williams is an instant impact player Video included

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Williams lived up to the hype in his Auburn debut last week nine catches, 154 yards and a touchdown.
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Lawyer: Florida State investigating Jameis Winston

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An attorney says Florida State is investigating the sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston in an effort to determine if the Seminoles quarterback violated the student code of conduct policy.
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BLOG: Top 10 college football games to watch this week

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I'll be honest; it wasn't easy picking 10 games to watch this weekend, but here you go... More>>

UAB Athletics Director, Brian Mackin Talks About the Directions of Athletics for the Blazers Video included

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You can feel the excitement around the Birmingham area. Fans and players are excited about new Head Coach Bill Clark. More>>

Auburn finds ways to improve Video included

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The Auburn Tigers continued game planning for this Saturday's six o'clock kick against San Jose State. Auburn responded well in its week one match-up with Arkansas, but they did not play a perfect 60 minutes of football.
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Terry Henley talks Auburn rushing attack on Alabama Tonight Video included

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Former Auburn running back Terry Henley joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight to discuss Auburn's running game More>>

Fowler's production might not show up in stats Video included

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I bet you've heard this sports cliché about a millions times: Numbers never lie. Well, the numbers lie in this case when it comes to Alabama fullback Jalston Fowler. More>>

Auburn takes advantage of halftime adjustments Video included

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Quarterback Jeremy Johnson led Auburn to 21 first half points against Arkansas in the season opener.
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Patrick’s take: College Football Week 1

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This weeks top 10, playoff projections, and Heisman watch...
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Hear Gus Malzahn's full press conference Video included

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Gus Malzahn talks San Jose State
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Tide and Tigers remain in top 5 of the Coaches Poll

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Alabama and Auburn both ranked in the top 5
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Saban wants his team to take FAU seriously Video included

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Alabama went to the Georgia Dome and left with a victory over West Virginia. Now Bama fans get to watch their team play Florida Atlantic. More>>

BURGER BYTES: Don't call Samford's trainers water boys Video included

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Samford University's football athletic trainers get to practice early and get started on their duties.
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Hear Nick Saban's full press conference Video included

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Nick Saban updates injuries, and talks quarterbacks.
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Clark turning attention towards Mississippi State Video included

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The Blazers opened the Bill Clark era with a 48-10 win over rival Troy. More>>

Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas Video included

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Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas.
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Boykin's 3 TDs lead TCU past Samford

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Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third, leading TCU to a 48-14 victory over FCS Samford in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. More>>

UAB blows past Troy Video included

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Cody Clements passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, while Jordan Howard rushed for two more in helping UAB beat Troy University 48-10 on Saturday. More>>

Sims starts, Alabama beats WVU Video included

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Blake Sims got plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday. More>>

Saban: "Just let them develop, please." Video included

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We all know Nick Saban has no problem correcting his players. He also has no problem correcting the media, if he feels like we are doing something wrong.
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Arkansas looks to control the clock Video included

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With Bret Bielema as the head coach at Arkansas, you know you're going to get a power running game from the Hogs. Last season, Arkansas averaged 209 yards per game on the ground, good enough for 21st in the country
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Auburn's Coleman and Whitaker inspire others Video included

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Auburn defensive lineman Jeffrey Whitaker has been sidelined with injuries for nearly two years. The fifth-year senior will be taking his first snap as starter in the season opener against Arkansas on Saturday.
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Tyler Watts breaks down the Alabama quarterback battle Video included

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It's almost game day and Nick Saban still hasn't named a starting quarterback for Saturday's 2:30 kickoff against West Virginia.
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Rob Pate & Jack Crowe talk Auburn Football Video included

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Former Auburn safety Rob Pate and former Auburn offensive coordinator Jack Crowe joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight More>>

Landon Collins "A Special Teams Demon" Video included

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A demon on special teams! Pretty intense praise from the head coach and for good reason. More>>

Who will get the start against West Virginia? Jacob Coker or Blake Sims? Video included

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Everyone is talking about Bama's starting quarterback job...
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David Crane talks Blazers on Alabama Tonight Video included

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Voice of the Blazers, David Crane joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight... More>>

Johnson will start for Auburn, Marshall will play Video included

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Gus Malzahn confirmed Tuesday that Jeremy Johnson will be his starting quarterback for the season opener against Arkansas on Saturday. But Nick Marshall will play. The question is when, and how many reps. Malzahn was asked that question too, and he answered it the same way every time.
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Gus Malzahn talks about Arkansas Video included

Gus Malzahn addresses the press during his first press conference of the 2014 season. Gus Malzahn addresses the press during his first press conference of the 2014 season.
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Gus Malzahn's full press conference
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Lutzenkirchen talks Auburn football & Gene Chizik

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Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was a guest at Jason Dufner's Celebrity Golf Tournament. More>>

Sights and Sounds from Alabama's first full week of spring practice

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Alabama completed their fourth workout of the spring on Friday...
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Auburn men's golf enjoying a strong season

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In this week's edition of Tee Time, I sat down with Auburn men's golf head coach Nick Clinard. More>>

BURGER BYTES: Eli Gold Narrates My Life

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What would it sound like if one of the most most recognizable voices in all of sports broadcasting gave a play-by-play of everyday activities in daily living?
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BURGER BYTES: Behind Enemy Lines

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Kyle Burger dressed as an Auburn fan in Tuscaloosa, and put on Alabama gear while walking around Auburn. More>>

Former Alabama quarterback Bart Starr on Alabama Tonight

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Don Hawes sat down recently with former Alabama quarterback Bart Starr to get his thoughts on AJ McCarron, Nick Saban, and staying motivated. More>>

Hoover Chasing History in Title Game

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The key number for Hoover High School's football team is 30.The Bucs have won a school-record 29 games in a row. But one more win, and the Bucs would earn back-to-back class 6A state championships and back-to-back 15-0 seasons for the first time ever.
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  • Chris Stewart gives his take on Florida and Alabama

    Chris Stewart gives his take on Florida and Alabama

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:26:35 GMT
    Chris Stewart from the Crimson Tide Sports Network joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight
    Chris Stewart from the Crimson Tide Sports Network joined Don Hawes on Alabama Tonight
  • Bart Starr recovering from a mild stroke

    Bart Starr recovering from a mild stroke

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:06:33 GMT
    Former Alabama and Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke.
    Former Alabama and Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke.
  • Saban: Focus on the tree, not the shadow

    Saban: Focus on the tree, not the shadow

    Monday, September 8 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-09-09 00:48:37 GMT
    This week, it's another not-so-exciting opponent for the Crimson Tide: Southern Miss. The same team that has a 2-12 record in their last fourteen games.
    This week, it's another not-so-exciting opponent for the Crimson Tide: Southern Miss. The same team that has a 2-12 record in their last fourteen games.
  • Hear Nick Saban's full Southern Miss new conference

    Hear Nick Saban's full Southern Miss new conference

    Monday, September 8 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-09-09 00:28:07 GMT
    Alabama head coach Nick Saban met with the media today
    Alabama head coach Nick Saban met with the media today
  • PHOTOS: Alabama prepares for Southern Miss

    PHOTOS: Alabama prepares for Southern Miss

    Monday, September 8 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-09-09 00:24:58 GMT
    #2 Alabama is (2-0) and a huge favorite this weekend against Southern Miss.
    #2 Alabama is (2-0) and a huge favorite this weekend against Southern Miss.
  • Eli Gold Gives His Take On The Quarterback Battle at Alabama

    Eli Gold Gives His Take On The Quarterback Battle at Alabama

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:25:48 GMT
    The Alabama Football Team is coming off a (33-23) win over West Virginia. One man who had what some will say is the best seat in the house for the game, Eli Gold. Gold has been the voice of the Tide since 1988. He was at the Georgia Dome on Saturday as the Tide managed to pull off a win in what some called a close game. Gold stopped by Alabama Tonight to give his insight on how the Tide looks for the 2014 season. The big question that remains for the Tide, will the starting Quarterback be Bl...
    The Alabama Football Team is coming off a (33-23) win over West Virginia. One man who had what some will say is the best seat in the house for the game, Eli Gold. Gold has been the voice of the Tide since 1988. He was at the Georgia Dome on Saturday as the Tide managed to pull off a win in what some called a close game. Gold stopped by Alabama Tonight to give his insight on how the Tide looks for the 2014 season. The big question that remains for the Tide, will the starting Quarterback be Bl...
  • PHOTOS: Alabama tops West Virginia

    PHOTOS: Alabama tops West Virginia

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:05 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:05:19 GMT
    Click through the slideshow above for pictures of Alabama's 33-23 victory of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Georgia Dome. Related: Nick Saban post game press conference
    Click through the slideshow above for pictures of Alabama's 33-23 victory of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Georgia Dome. Related: Nick Saban post game press conference
  • BLOG: Top 10 college football games to watch this week

    BLOG: Top 10 college football games to watch this week

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:52:01 GMT
    It's back! College football has finally returned!
    It's back! College football has finally returned!
  • "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

    "The Storm and the Tide" is out Today

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:40:24 GMT
    Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available. Lars Anderson's book, "The Storm and the Tide" is now available.
    "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
    "The Storm and the Tide" shows how the 2011 Crimson Tide football team helped the people of Tuscaloosa rebuild after storms destroyed their town.
  • Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen's blood alcohol nearly five times legal limit at time of fatal crash

    Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen's blood alcohol nearly five times legal limit at time of fatal crash

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:45:00 GMT
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    Former Auburn University tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen had a large amount of alcohol in his system at the time of his deadly June crash, a new state report indicates.
    Former Auburn University tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen had a large amount of alcohol in his system at the time of his deadly June crash, a new state report indicates.
  • Al Delgreco's Journey to Samford

    Al Delgreco's Journey to Samford

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:52:15 GMT
    He's held the job of NFL Kicker, Radio Host, and now Golf Coach. Al Delgreco is now Samford's Golf Coach.What did it take for his career to get to this point? And were there disappointments along the way?DelGregco spent the day on the driving range with Tom Annino to talk about his path from an Auburn Tiger to a Samford Bulldog.
    He's held the job of NFL Kicker, Radio Host, and now Golf Coach. Al Delgreco is now Samford's Golf Coach.What did it take for his career to get to this point? And were there disappointments along the way?DelGregco spent the day on the driving range with Tom Annino to talk about his path from an Auburn Tiger to a Samford Bulldog.
  • VIDEO: Auburn QB Nick Marshall marijuana citation recorded on dash cam

    VIDEO: Auburn QB Nick Marshall marijuana citation recorded on dash cam

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:19:15 GMT
    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is seen during a traffic stop in Reynolds, Georgia on June 11 where he was fined for marijuana possession.Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is seen during a traffic stop in Reynolds, Georgia on June 11 where he was fined for marijuana possession.
    Police dash cam video shows Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall being pulled over and cited for marijuana possession.
    Police dash cam video shows Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall being pulled over and cited for marijuana possession.
  • Carlsson in second, Auburn in third at NCAA Regionals

    Carlsson in second, Auburn in third at NCAA Regionals

    Thursday, May 15 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-05-16 02:00:37 GMT
    AUBURN, Ala.– Niclas Carlsson shot a 2-under 70 and is one stroke off the lead as Auburn golf competed in the first round of the NCAA Auburn Regional at the Auburn University Club. Auburn as a team stands in third place, one stroke behind second-place Texas, with one round completed and two more to play.“We played well until the last three holes,” Auburn head coach Nick Clinard said. “I’m a little disappointed in how we finished. We dropped five shots on seven, eight and nine after starting o...
    AUBURN, Ala.– Niclas Carlsson shot a 2-under 70 and is one stroke off the lead as Auburn golf competed in the first round of the NCAA Auburn Regional at the Auburn University Club. Auburn as a team stands in third place, one stroke behind second-place Texas, with one round completed and two more to play.“We played well until the last three holes,” Auburn head coach Nick Clinard said. “I’m a little disappointed in how we finished. We dropped five shots on seven, eight and nine after starting o...
  • SLIDESHOW: Auburn A-day 2014

    SLIDESHOW: Auburn A-day 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:02:40 GMT
    Check outthe pictures above for a photo recap of Auburn's A-day.For a full game recap, click here: Blue hammers White at Auburn's A-day
    Check outthe pictures above for a photo recap of Auburn's A-day.For a full game recap, click here: Blue hammers White at Auburn's A-day
  • Auburn's Bruce Pearl talks about rebuilding the AU basketball program

    Auburn's Bruce Pearl talks about rebuilding the AU basketball program

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:51:25 GMT
    New Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl might not be able to recruit players at Auburn until late August. But right now, he's busy recruiting just about everyone else, including getting students involved in rebuilding the program with whatever talents they have to offer. So what other plans does he have for the tigers?Our own Tom Annino caught up with Pearl to find out. Q: What was your first day as Auburn men’s basketball coach like?
    New Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl might not be able to recruit players at Auburn until late August. But right now, he's busy recruiting just about everyone else, including getting students involved in rebuilding the program with whatever talents they have to offer. So what other plans does he have for the tigers?Our own Tom Annino caught up with Pearl to find out. Q: What was your first day as Auburn men’s basketball coach like?
  • Auburn Spring Sights and Sounds

    Auburn Spring Sights and Sounds

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-03-21 00:28:05 GMT
    The defending SEC Champions are back on the practice field...
    The defending SEC Champions are back on the practice field...
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  • SEC dominating AP poll again

    SEC dominating AP poll again

    Sunday, September 14 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 20:30:54 GMT
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend.
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's third weekend.
  • SEC with 5 teams in top 10 of AP poll

    SEC with 5 teams in top 10 of AP poll

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:10:39 GMT
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern...
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference...
  • Boston College runs over No. 9 USC 37-31

    Boston College runs over No. 9 USC 37-31

    Sunday, September 14 2014 1:42 AM EDT2014-09-14 05:42:54 GMT
    Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 190 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play on Saturday night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 - the Eagles' first...
    Fans wearing red bandannas stormed the field in a raucous celebration of Boston College's first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.
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