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  • 3 Auburn softball players arrested on drug charges

    3 Auburn softball players arrested on drug charges

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:20:50 GMT
    Haley Fagan, Makayla Martin and Brittany Maresette (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)Haley Fagan, Makayla Martin and Brittany Maresette (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    Three Auburn University softball players were arrested on drug charges Thursday morning.

    Three Auburn University softball players were arrested on drug charges Thursday morning.

  • JUCO forward Malik Dunbar signs with Auburn

    JUCO forward Malik Dunbar signs with Auburn

    Monday, April 17 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-04-17 22:40:03 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics)(Source: Auburn Athletics)

    Malik Dunbar, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound guard/forward from North Augusta, S.C., and the College of Central Florida in Ocala, has signed a national letter of intent to Auburn University, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Monday.

    Malik Dunbar, a 6-foot-6, 230-pound guard/forward from North Augusta, S.C., and the College of Central Florida in Ocala, has signed a national letter of intent to Auburn University, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Monday.

  • Auburn outlasts Samford in Birmingham, 16-15

    Auburn outlasts Samford in Birmingham, 16-15

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-04-12 04:10:53 GMT
    SOURCE: WBRCSOURCE: WBRC

    Daniel Robert hit a 3-run home run and earned his first career save as No. 10 Auburn baseball out-slugged Samford 16-15 Tuesday at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

    Daniel Robert hit a 3-run home run and earned his first career save as No. 10 Auburn baseball out-slugged Samford 16-15 Tuesday at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

The Auburn Tigers completed their practices in preparation for this weekend's road game at Ole Miss with a 16-period workout Thursday afternoon at the Auburn Athletics Complex Practice Fields. 

"This is a very, very good football team, and after getting a good chance to watch them, defensively, they play extremely hard and do a good job of pressuring offenses and coming up with some big plays," said Auburn head coach Gene Chizik. "Last week they came off a tough loss to Texas A&M and had a chance to win that game a couple of different times. It's just a very different football team than Ole Miss was this time last year, in my opinion." 

Saturday's SEC road game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium against Ole Miss is an 11:21 a.m. CT kickoff. The game is the second SEC home game in a row for the Rebels after playing their SEC home-opener last week against Texas A&M, a 30-27 loss. For everything a fan needs to know, visit www.AUBGAMEDAY.com online. 

Auburn leads the all-time series with Ole Miss, 27-9, and holds a 9-2 advantage in Oxford, Miss. The Tigers have won the last three meetings overall, including a 41-23 last year in Auburn. 

Auburn continues a two-game SEC road swing next Saturday, October 20, with an 11:21 CT contest at Vanderbilt. The Tigers return home to Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday, October 27, hosting Texas A&M on Military Appreciation Day.   

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.

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