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Auburn athletics: A year in review

It was an eventful year for the Auburn University athletic department. What were some of the Tigers' most memorable moments of 2023?

Ike Irish during Auburn Baseball series vs. Indiana. Alabama News
Auburn's Ike Irish named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week following opening weekend performance

After the first weekend series of his Auburn career, Ike Irish has already earned the first accolade of what could be a promising career.

22 AUBURN, AL - November 29, 2022 - Auburn Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and Athletics Director John Cohen embrace during Hugh Freeze’s introductory press conference at the Woltosz Football Performance Center in Auburn, AL. Photo By Austin Perryman Alabama News
Four-star cornerback commits to Auburn for 2024; Jeremiah Cobb signs

Auburn football's 2023 class has been wrapped up while the 2024 class has a new addition to close out National Signing Day.

Chris Moore (5) during the Men's Basketball game between Texas A&M Aggies and the #15 Auburn Tigers at Neville Arena in Auburn, AL on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023. Zach Bland/Auburn Tigers Alabama News
Auburn's winning streak ends, Tigers fall behind in the SEC

On the precipice of making more history in Neville Arena, and with the Jungle out in full force, the nation’s longest active home winning streak ended before it could really begin. Texas A&M(14-6, 6-1 SEC) shot the lights out in the first half and held on to their 15-point halftime lead, taking down the Tigers 79-63. 

Sunisa Lee during her floor routine against Arkansas January 20 2023 Alabama News
Auburn Gymnastics not overlooking non-conference meet

Even with a non-conference week coming, and the Alabama and LSU meets on the horizon, No. 5 Auburn gymnastics is remaining focused on the task in front of it, as No. 20 NC State comes to town on Friday. 

Former Auburn quarterback Jason Campbell talks with Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn during warmups before the San Jose State game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. (Julie Bennett/jbennett@al.com) AL.COM Alabama News
Jason Campbell takes over for Stan White as Auburn Football radio analyst

Before the 87th Iron Bowl, football radio analyst and former Auburn quarterback Stan White announced that after 22 years in the booth, he was retiring from his position with the Auburn Sports Network. Only a few months later, it has been announced that Jason Campbell, another former quarterback and legend in his own right, will be replacing White as the radio analyst ahead of the 2023 season. 

Jaylin Williams (2) during the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the #21 Auburn Tigers at Neville Arena in Auburn, AL on Saturday, Jan 14, 2023. Zach Bland/Auburn Tigers Alabama News
Jaylin Williams and Wendell Green, Jr. combine for 38 in Auburn victory

In a day filled with upsets and blowouts across the SEC, the No . 21 Auburn Tigers came close against the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but ultimately prevailed 69-63 in front of a vintage Neville Arena crowd. 

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Auburn gymnastics scores 197.200 in tough road loss to No. 2 Gators

On the road once again, No. 5 Auburn gymnastics traveled to one of the toughest environments in all of college gymnastics, the Swamp. At the home of the No. 2 Gators, the Tigers led after the first rotation, but Florida pulled away behind three perfect 10s, winning the meet with a score of 197.825 to Auburn’s 197.200. 

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Auburn athletics: A year in review

It was a long and eventful year for Auburn athletics. Sometimes labeling the year as a success or failure is the way to go, but a season of Auburn athletics can rarely be classified as that, so eventful just seems right. But what were some of the biggest stories for the Tigers during 2022, and could there be more of the same in 2023?