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Auburn fans will get better acquainted with Coach Malzahn's new coaching staff this spring. We'll have plenty of video and photos to show the coaches working their players in position drills. Fans can also follow individual coaches on Twitter:
Auburn's final practice before A-Day Friday morning was split between the field and indoor due to light rain. The forecast for Saturday is sunny, dry and highs in the 60s, in other words -- perfect football weather. Have you joined the Tigers on all our official social media platforms? Check out our new central page here.
Auburn has a plan for Saturday's 1 p.m. A-Day Game. It's real football. The first-team offense will go against the second-team defense and the first-team defense will go against the second-team offense in something of a departure...
Check out quick pics from Friday morning's practice as the Tigers enter the final stretch of spring ball. Here's the Facebook gallery (48 photos) of the action:
Something important must be on the horizon, and, well it is. Auburn players sported the "AU" on their helmets Friday for the first time this spring as the Tigers prepare for Saturday's 1 p.m. A-Day Game in Jordan-Hare Stadium...
Justin Garrett may be on his way to living up to the name of the position he plays. "Star" is the new hybrid safety spot at Auburn, and the junior has easily been the most talked about player among teammates and coaches this spring...
Spring football for the Auburn University football team is rapidly coming to a close. The Tigers' annual A-Day game is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Jordan-Hare Stadium (complete info here). Watch for full coverage direct from the AU Athletics Department on AuburnTigers.com.
Dameyune Craig warned them. "I'm going to be throwing hard this time, so get ready." And with that, the former All-SEC quarterback and now receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator at Auburn put his players through...
The Auburn football team held its 11th practice of the spring Wednesday morning in advance of Saturday's A-Day game. Watch for complete coverage from AuburnTigers.com including video, photos, features and more.
Pat Sullivan, a member of a very select committee charged with hiring Auburn's football coach in December, dropped in Wednesday to see how the man the committee selected was doing. Auburn's first Heisman...
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn hasn't put the finishing touches on his A-Day Game plans, but promised Wednesday he will "make this thing as close to a game as possible for our fans, and also for our coaches." And, of course, for the players...
More than 700 Auburn fans are already following our new Vine feed (short, six-second videos). Download the Vine app and search for "AUAthletics" to join the Tigers. Click to watch the defensive linemen attacking the QB in a drill from Wednesday morning's practice:
Check out quick pics from Wednesday morning's practice as the Tigers enter the final stretch of spring ball. Here's the Facebook gallery (75 photos) of the action:
Another Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback checked out Auburn's spring practice today. Pat Sullivan, who won the award at Auburn in 1971 and is Samford's head coach, watched the drill. Cam Newton, who won it in 2010...
Just four days remain until the Tigers take the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium for A-Day on Saturday (kick at 1 p.m.). Complete information is online here. Buy your tickets now to avoid lines on Saturday.
After the second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, the Tigers won't be on the field Monday as Coach Malzahn and the Auburn staff elected to move another practice after A-Day. AU will practice on Wednesday and Friday as scheduled. Go here for complete A-Day details including the Auburn Oaks celebration.
Auburn receiver Sammie Coates isn't wasting a lot of energy looking back at last year's difficult season. "That was last year. This is a new year. We're turning things around," Coates says. The sophomore wide receiver will...
Coach Gus Malzahn hasn't announced the format of Saturday's A-Day Game in Auburn, but there's one thing he's sure of: It won't bring down the curtain on football practice. Malzahn has canceled each of the last two scheduled...
The Tigers were back in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday morning for a closed scrimmage -- Auburn's second of spring practice. View complete coverage with video, photos and Gold Mine features direct from the Auburn Athletics Department:
Following Saturday's scrimmage at Jordan-Hare Stadium, Coach Malzahn and select players met with the media to review the action:
Check out quick pics from Saturday morning's practice at Jordan-Hare Stadium for the Tigers. Here's the Facebook gallery (64 pics) of the action:
It was a 50-50 mix of runs and passes. It was 86 plays of scrimmage football. And the guy who turned heads in Auburn's scrimmage Saturday was junior running back Corey Grant. Grant made a statement on a team that...
Auburn will scrimmage Saturday morning in Jordan-Hare Stadium. The best part about that? Tackle football. "It's one of our three major times we can have a full-scale scrimmage. It's obviously very important," says defensive...
The Auburn football team returns to the practice field Friday morning for session No. 9 of the spring. Follow AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Rhett Lashlee says he's seen flashes of his offense this spring. But Auburn's offensive coordinator says he'll be looking for more than that in Saturday's scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium. It should be a test. "We're looking for a...
Check out quick pics from Friday morning's practice -- the ninth for the Tigers this spring. Here's the Facebook gallery (70 pics) of the action:
Pace. Pace. Pace. That was again the command from Gus Malzahn, and the Tigers obliged with a drill in which quarterbacks Kiehl Frazier and Jonathan Wallace took turns running the hurry-up offense. Practice 9 was a...
The Tigers take a break from the pads today before another practice Friday morning (Auburn's
ninth overall of the spring). Yesterday, Cam Newton visited practice. Check out the story from the Gold Mine below:
A current Auburn student, advertising juggernaut, charity activist, NFL quarterback and former Heisman Trophy winner dropped by the Tigers' football practice Wednesday. Cam Newton, a man of many hats, checked up on his...
Coach Malzahn and the Tigers return to the practice field Wednesday morning for session No. 8 of the spring. Follow AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Coach Gus Malzahn sent a message to his Auburn players after a sluggish spring practice Wednesday. Bull's-eye. The message found its mark. "We've got to pick the tempo up," said safety Trent Fisher said. "We've got...
Check out quick pics from this morning's practice -- the eighth for the Tigers this spring. Here's the Facebook gallery (85 pics) of the action:
Videos have been analyzed. Players have been through meetings. Something of a lineup has been developed. But now break time is over for Auburn. The Tigers returned to the practice field today for the first time since Saturday's...
Coach Melvin Smith is telling his cornerbacks that Auburn is going to lead the SEC in interceptions this season. Hey, why not? The Tigers are due. Auburn, which had only two interceptions last season, is buying into Ellis Johnson's...
The Tigers return to the field on Wednesday morning for the eighth practice of the spring in advance of A-Day on April 20. We continue to add more information for fans to Auburn's official 2013 A-Day page.
It was an option built into practice at the halfway point of the spring schedule and, Monday, Gus Malzahn took advantage of it. He canceled practice to grade video, to have players meet with their coaches and to, at least...
Coach Malzahn adjusted the practice schedule with the Tigers focusing on film today. Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Auburn is taking a breather at the midway point of spring practice, opting to move today's scheduled workout for something down the road, perhaps saving it for the Monday after the April 20 A-Day Game. Auburn has used A-Day...
At the unofficial midpoint of spring practice, the Tigers hit Jordan-Hare Stadium for a full-blown scrimmage Saturday morning. Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Quarterback Kiehl Frazier is crossing the midway point of Auburn's spring practice feeling pretty good about the offense following a Saturday scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium. "I think the whole team played better...
Watch Coach Malzahn and select players following Saturday's scrimmage by clicking the video links to the right. Of course, we can't broadcast the Tigers' scrimmage action to the world but here's a cool time-lapse from Jordan-Hare Stadium to give you an idea:
Quarterbacks Kiehl Frazier and Jonathan Wallace said they handled a quicker pace in Saturday scrimmage. Gus Malzahn said, "We had a good one today." The scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium featured mostly running...
Check out quick pics from this morning's scrimmage at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Here's the Facebook gallery (61 pics) of the action:
There may not be an official halfway point of spring practice at Auburn, but today's scrimmage in Jordan-Hare Stadium is as close it gets. It's the seventh of 15 practices, counting the April 20 A-Day Game, and it's the first...
Auburn returned to the field Friday for its sixth practice of the spring. Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says he has a good role model in his quest to make the Tigers better tacklers. His Exhibit A? Justin Garrett. Garrett, who is moving from linebacker to the new hybrid "star" safety...
Auburn's coordinators met with the media following Friday's practice. The Tigers plan a scrimmage for Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Watch Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashlee and Defensive Coordinator Ellis Johnson:
Receiver Jaylon Denson is making a move on offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee's depth chart. Denson, who has one career catch at Auburn, is playing slot receiver and is taking a shot on the outside, too. "I know...
We've posted photos from Friday morning's practice -- Auburn's sixth of the spring with a focus on the receivers and quarterbacks. As we process more content, check out the Facebook gallery (67 pics) of the action:
The former offensive coordinator and now-head coach is true to his word when he says he spends his time at practice taking in the "big picture." Auburn's Gus Malzahn spends no more time with the quarterbacks than any other position...
The Tigers were back on the practice field Wednesday for installment No. 5 of spring practice. Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews, features and headlines:
Reese Dismukes acknowledges the quarterback will set the tone in Gus Malzahn's offense. "The quarterback runs the show," he said. But the Auburn center says there's room for leadership beyond that, and he says he's ready to provide...
We continue to experiment with Vine -- basically "Twitter" for short, six-second videos. You can follow the official Auburn Athletics feed by downloading the app and searching for "AUAthletics". Here are the defensive linemen ripping past:
Gus Malzahn demands speed and pace, so it's little wonder that the spring playbook is in force after just five practices. "We've got most of our stuff in now. We should start seeing improvement," Malzahn said Wednesday...
We've posted photos from Wednesday morning's practice -- Auburn's fifth of the spring -- with emphasis on the defensive line, defensive backs and Coach . As we process more content, check out the Facebook gallery (87 pics) of the action:
The loudspeaker told Auburn's special teams, and just everybody else, to go outside and practice punting. The quarterbacks, running backs and receiver Sammie Coates stayed in the indoor facility in the early part of Wednesday's...
Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football with video, photos, interviews and features:
It is time to return to the playbook and Ellis Johnson's 4-2-5 defense -- you know, the one that plays two linebackers instead of three, the one that has five defensive backs instead of four. The one that is giving Justin Garrett...
Auburn held its fourth practice of the spring Monday morning. Click the links to the right for video, photos and features. We also have video (above) of Coach Ellis Johnson mic'd while working the linebackers. Follow us right here at AuburnTigers.com for official coverage of Auburn Spring Football:
We spoke with senior fullback Jay Prosch following Auburn's fourth practice of the spring Monday. Prosch, a self-admitted weight room fanatic, said much of the offseason work was competition based and underlined the importance of the older guys stepping up into leadership roles:
Coach J.B. Grimes was yelling at his offensive linemen at Auburn's spring practice Monday. Tackle Shon Coleman didn't mind one bit. "He gets us to the level we're supposed to be at practice," Coleman said. "He just wants to...
Tiger fans are becoming better acquainted with Auburn's new coaching staff throughout spring football. Co-Defensive Coordinator and safeties coach Charlie Harbison shares what brought him to Auburn:
We've posted photos from Monday morning's practice -- Auburn's fourth of the spring -- with emphasis on the fullbacks, tight ends and Coach Fountain. As we process more content, check out the Facebook gallery (47 pics) of the action:
Let's see... Jake Holland is learning something new. Says he's ready to contribute. Is trying to impress another defensive coordinator. Yep, that's Jake Holland, senior linebacker. Holland is a veteran presence in Auburn's...
The Auburn football team donned pads for the first time Saturday morning in the third practice of the spring. The Tigers also worked for the first time at Jordan-Hare Stadium. All practices and scrimmages are closed to the public.
View complete official coverage of the action here at AuburnTigers.com:
Coach Gus Malzahn is back in Auburn and quarterback Kiehl Frazier is back running a fast-paced offense that he knows well. "This is what I expected when I was recruited, so just being back in it is more of my comfort zone...
There were all kinds of drills early, but Auburn finished its first day in pads Saturday with extended 11-on-11 work in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Was it serious? "It was tackle football," said coach Gus Malzahn. It was also fast and it was...
View Pat Dye Field at Jordan-Hare Stadium as Coach Malzahn and the Tigers practiced in full pads for the first time this spring. As we process more content, check out a Facebook gallery (106 pics) of the action from Saturday:
Gus Malzahn hinted another fast-paced practice was in the offing when he walked to the sidelines to coach up the crew holding he first down markers. "You guys are going to have move really quick," he warned. The Auburn coach...
The first two Auburn spring practices are in the books. Now, coach Gus Malzahn is ready for the first real test of the spring Saturday in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Scrimmage? No. But, "we'll have the pads on and get after it pretty good...
Senior defensive tackle Jeff Whitaker took the iPad after practice and fielded three questions. Malzahn is all about speed but what does Jeff think he can do faster than
his head coach? Whitaker also provides his opinion on the most tenacious blocker on the o-line and biggest comedian on the d-line:
Day Two of Auburn's spring practice was a lot like Day One. Fast. And faster still. One drill Thursday had the offense racing in from the sidelines to run four plays as fast it can while moving toward the end zone. The average time?
Spring practice No. 2 is in progress Friday morning in Auburn. As we process more content, check out a Facebook photo gallery (57 pics) focusing on Coach Ellis and the linebackers plus Coach Horton and the returners:
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We're just getting started (search "AUAthletics"). Check out coach Rodney Garner and the AU defensive linemen hitting the sled early Friday morning from the Auburn practice field:
Watch this video
feature on Auburn Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Russell. Russell held a similar position on Malzahn's staff at Arkansas State, where he served as director of athletic performance during the 2012 season:
Ellis Johnson's new 4-2-5 Auburn defense features more defensive backs and fewer linebackers than most schemes. The "2" in the 4-2-5? Linebackers. That's down one from last season's Auburn's defense, but that's OK with Kris Frost...
Our inaugural Auburn Report coincides with Coach Malzahn's first practice as the Tigers' head coach. Watch for reports in the days ahead on AuburnTigers.com as we continue to bring you a front-row seat to your favorite team:
We've got quick video showing Coach Grimes working with the offensive line and Coach Garner on the defensive side. We also spoke with
junior receiver Trovon Reed, sophomore linebacker Kris Frost and junior RB Corey Grant following practice to get their reaction to practice No. 1, winter workouts and the early start this morning (we'll get the video out in the sun on Friday):
You think Gus Malzahn, you think fast-pace offense. Malzahn was up to his old Auburn tricks in the opening minutes of his first spring practice as the Tigers' head coach Wednesday. But for every hurried offensive...
Spring practice is underway for Coach Malzahn and the 2013 Tigers. As we process more content, check out a Facebook photo gallery (65 pics) focusing on Coach Garner and the defensive line:
Kiehl Frazier, Johnathan Wallace and Gus Malzahn didn't waste time setting the tone at Auburn's first spring practice on a chilly Wednesday morning. The quarterbacks took turns racing to the ball, clicking off snaps in quick order..."
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A cold start to spring practice early Wednesday morning with temps below freezing as Auburn coaches and players make their way to the locker room here at the Auburn Athletics Complex. Coach Malzahn's first spring practice of 2013 officially begins at 7:50 a.m.
Full quotes from Coach Malzahn: "I'm excited about spring practice starting tomorrow. I know we're starting a bit later than a lot, but that's for a couple of reasons. We felt like we needed to get physically stronger in the weight room..."
New Auburn coach Gus Malzahn laid out his spring practice goals as easy as you please Wednesday. One. Two. Three. Here we go toward the first day of spring practice on Wednesday. One, he said during his first spring press conference..."
Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn will meet with the media this afternoon at 3 to officially kick off spring football for the Tigers.
Fans can watch live online in our free webcast at AuburnTigers.com direct from the Auburn Athletics Complex:
Gus Malzahn is back in Auburn, and he's returned with an open mind. "Every position is wide open. Everybody has a clean slate," says Auburn's football coach. "I've tried, even though I was here before, not to have any pre-judgments on any of the players. We're moving forward..."
Along with our traditional hashtags of #Auburn and #WarEagle on Twitter,
we're introducing#AUNewDay to signal the Tigers' inaugural season under head coach Gus Malzahn. We're calling on the Auburn family to rally under the new hashtag. Take a second and join Auburn Football on Twitter for the very latest direct from the Auburn Athletics Department and the Auburn Football Facebook page for exclusive photos and video content.
Emory Blake and his team-best 50 catches are gone. Auburn's top returning receiver had 14. Sound familiar? It does to new offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee. Read the latest Gold Mine feature from Charles Goldberg on Auburn's receiving corps posted late Monday afternoon:
The Tigers have expanded to Vine (search "AUAthletics" from your Vine app). Our mission is to bring the Auburn family a front-row seat no matter how far they travel away from the Loveliest Village. Call them six-second reminders of home as we post behind-the-scenes video from spring football. A quick tour of some Auburn hardware highlights our first Vine post from Monday afternoon inside the Auburn Athletics Complex:
No matter how far from The Plains you roam, Auburn will always be a place you call home. Here's a feature on new assistant coaches Rodney Garner and Dameyune Craig, who are both returning to Auburn after playing for the Tigers:
Take a second and join Auburn Football on Twitter for the very latest direct from the Auburn Athletics Department and the Auburn Football Facebook page for exclusive photos and video content. We know Auburn fans will be interested to see the new coaching staff in action and the players back on the practice field after winter workouts.
You've probably noticed prominent features by Charles Goldberg here on Auburn's official athletics site under the "Gold Mine" tag. Don't miss any of his features on the Tigers by visiting the Gold Mine archives page and by following his latest updates under the Twitter handle @AUGoldMine. If you've missed any of the Gold Mine football content we've already posted, catch up here:
Looking on down the road, we've assembled an A-Day Central page where we'll post all the latest information surrounding the Tigers' spring game on Saturday, April 20. Kickoff is slated for 1:05 p.m. at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Get your tickets now for just $5. For your convenience, here are your Monday headlines from local and national media on the Tigers:
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of the Tigers. The AU Athletics Department will provide fans a behind-the-scenes look as Coach Malzahn and his new coaching staff hit the field for spring ball. In addition to our official site here at AuburnTigers.com, join us on Auburn's official social media platforms for features direct from Auburn Athletics: