7/25/2014 - General Release

Auburn teams up to end child hunger in Alabama

Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs has promised his department will be an involved partner in spreading the word about fighting childhood hunger, and the school's student-athletes are already involved. Details of Auburn's involvement were revealed Friday at a school that saw the Athletics Department win the Southeastern Conference's most-recent community service award with more than a thousand hours of volunteer work by student-athletes. Now, Auburn is doing more.

7/25/2014 - General Release

Auburn's new Wellness Kitchen set to open

"We wanted the gold standard for our new residence hall, and that's exactly what we got," Jacobs said. "Then, we needed a place to feed our athletes. That's the Wellness Kitchen. It is a state-of-the-art dining hall facility. Our students are going to love it." It has everything, all healthy, including the dessert bar, and it's open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. "It'll be great for students to meet and mingle with our student-athletes, and our student-athletes get to know our students," Jacobs said. "It's going to be a great place."

7/25/2014 - Baseball

'Class guy': Auburn smiles on Hall of Famer Frank Thomas

Before he was Auburn's athletics director, Jay Jacobs was an Auburn tight ends coach, and that's when he discovered an athlete named Frank Thomas, who'll be inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday.

7/24/2014 - W. Volleyball

Auburn Announces SEC Network + Schedule for Fall

Auburn Athletics has announced the addition of seven soccer and 11 volleyball matches to the SEC Network + schedule. The newly formed War Eagle Productions, Auburn's video department within Athletics, will broadcast high-definition digital productions in partnership with the SEC Network.

7/24/2014 - Baseball

Frank Thomas' Hall of Fame career took off at Auburn

Pro scouts missed on Frank Thomas coming out of high school, but they surely took notice when he put up big numbers at Auburn. Those stats, his size and a good batting eye helped send him to the big leagues and a spot in the Hall of Fame.

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