Auburn FB's mother dies after cancer battle - Tucson News Now

Auburn FB's mother dies after cancer battle

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  • Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:55:03 GMT
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

  • NCAA bans teams using former football players from practice

    NCAA bans teams using former football players from practice

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:09:34 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    The NCAA Division I Council has banned college football teams from using former players in practice and tabled a proposal to let players participate in four games while still redshirting.

    The NCAA Division I Council has banned college football teams from using former players in practice and tabled a proposal to let players participate in four games while still redshirting.

  • Auburn's Austin Wiley puts name in NBA Draft pool

    Auburn's Austin Wiley puts name in NBA Draft pool

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-04-10 15:52:30 GMT
    Austin Wiley (Source: Auburn Athletics)Austin Wiley (Source: Auburn Athletics)

    Auburn University sophomore center Austin Wiley is jumping into the NBA Draft pool, though he says he's not planning to hire an agent.

    Auburn University sophomore center Austin Wiley is jumping into the NBA Draft pool, though he says he's not planning to hire an agent.

The mother of Auburn fullback Jay Prosch has died after a battle with cancer. Auburn spokesman Kirk Sampson said that Iris Prosch's passed away Monday morning. Sampson had no other details.

Iris Prosch, who lived in Mobile, was diagnosed with in 2011 with glioblastoma multiforme, a grade 4 cancer.

Jay Prosch transferred from Illinois to be closer to his mother and received a hardship waiver from the NCAA to play this season.

The 6-foot 260-pound Jay Prosch started for the Tigers in the opener against Clemson and cleared the way for several long gains as the lead blocker.

Iris Prosch said in an April e-mail to The Associated Press that "there really aren't words to express how comforting it is" to have her son close to home.

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