It was a mess on the Plains as a 14-6 deficit at halftime exploded to a 41-12 defeat at home against Penn State, the worst loss for Auburn inside Jordan-Hare Stadium in over a decade.
Rich McGlynn, Auburn University’s executive associate AD in charge of compliance, has been named the Interim Athletics Director by Auburn University President Dr. Chris Roberts.
Auburn’s rematch with Penn State has been circled on every fan’s calendar since the series was announced in 2016, and even more so after last year’s classic in Happy Valley. Apparently, some of Auburn’s leaders in the locker room have circled it too.
The dust has settled, the angry tweets were sent, and the chants of “We want Robby” spent, but how did Auburn play in its second game of the year, against a San Jose State team that seemed outmatched on paper?
In the second game of the season, with a rematch with Penn State on the horizon, Auburn (2-0) struggled against San Jose State(1-1), defeating the 24-point underdog Spartans 24-16.
In his Monday press conference, Bryan Harsin set the record straight on the perceived quarterback controversy between T.J. Finley and Robby Ashford. According to Harsin, there is no controversy.
Only one game into the 2022 season, and Auburn has another quarterback controversy.
Eric Kiesau put his offense on full display in Auburn's dominant victory over Mercer on Saturday night. The Tigers(1-0) defeated the Bears(1-1) 42-16 in the 2022 season opener.
Veteran center Nick Brahms, one of the most experienced players on the Auburn football roster and entering his sixth season on the Plains, has retired from football.