Auburn fans could see T.J. Finley back on the field for the first time since Penn State when the Tigers exit the tunnel at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Auburn’s woes in the running game continued on Saturday, but Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin is committed to that part of the offense, as well as staying balanced.
Penalties, turnovers and a lifeless offense spelled disaster for Auburn(3-3, 1-2 SEC) once again, this time in the 127th playing of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry, as the Tigers were dominated by Georgia(6-0, 3-0 SEC) to the tune of 42-10.
The grades for Auburn following a 42-10 loss in the 127th edition of the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.
The Auburn offense has its own challenges come Saturday, but the defense will have to deal with one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the SEC, Stetson Bennett IV.
At a school like Auburn, where placekickers like Wes Byrum and Daniel Carlson have been as popular as the starting quarterbacks, Australian punter Oscar Chapman has flown under the radar, and he prefers it that way.
The Auburn defense has been dealt a serious blow following the LSU game, as Bryan Harsin confirmed that Eku Leota suffered a pectoral injury and will have surgery on Tuesday.
The grades for Auburn after another blown lead in SEC play.
Second halves have defined the Bryan Harsin Era at Auburn, and not in the way they should. For the second game in a row, the Tigers(3-2) failed to score any points in the second half, and the fourth time in their last five Power Five games.
Of the many questions surrounding Auburn football at the moment, there is no doubt that Bryan Harsin and his staff want to run the football. Harsin has committed to that on a number of occasions, emphasizing just how important it is for the team to run the ball. The issue is, no one really knows if they can.
Auburn’s quarterback conundrum continues as the Tigers prepare for the 57th Tiger Bowl this Saturday. With reports of Zach Calzada being done for the year, questions are still being asked about the health of sophomore T.J. Finley.
Auburn is down to its third-string center after its fourth game of the season, with former backup center Tate Johnson now out for 6-8 weeks due to scheduled elbow surgery, taking place later this week.
Edge rusher Derick Hall is the first Auburn player to be honored by the SEC this season, earning the Defensive Player of the Week award for his career game against Missouri.
Grading Auburn after the team stole victory from the jaws of defeat against Missouri, 17-14.
In the days leading up to the Penn State game, the power and impact of Jordan-Hare Stadium was frequently mentioned and even hyped up by Auburn. While that game proved to be a one-sided affair, the magic may have struck a week late in the Tigers' SEC opener as Auburn managed to survive a fight against Missouri, 17-14.
After the drubbing by Penn State last Saturday, most of Auburn turned its attention to Missouri as a possible bounce-back game for an offense that has struggled to find its identity against a defense that seems outmatched.
It is the Monday before SEC football begins for the Auburn Tigers, and the quarterback situation appears to be open according to head coach Bryan Harsin.
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.
This was Auburn’s worst loss at Jordan-Hare Stadium since the much-maligned 2012 season, when the Tigers were shut out by Georgia 38-0.
As Auburn welcomes Penn State to Jordan-Hare Stadium for the first time ever, it will be the Tigers’ fourth time facing off with a team from the Big Ten Conference in the regular season and their second in the last 90 years.
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.
As Auburn (1-0) and Bryan Harsin take the field on Saturday, it will be against a familiar opponent for the second-year head coach.
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.