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Sammie Coates says Auburn has best group of receivers in the country

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"I think we've got the best group in the country," Coates said. "We've got so much talent everywhere, inside, outside, slot, running back. It's just everywhere. We've got so much talent in one room, it's scary."

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WATCH: Auburn's Gus Malzahn takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wednesday then called out PGA Tour pro Jason Dufner, who happens to be a huge Tigers football fan, and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.

Rams rookie Greg Robinson practicing at both guard and tackle; see video of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams. The No. 2 pick has been equal to the task.

Auburn's Patrick Young could miss season with knee injury

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Auburn's H-back position has taken an injury hit for the second consecutive week.Patrick Young suffered a serious knee injury last week, and he may not be available to play at all in 2014."Patrick Young, that was kind of a tough deal," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. "Patrick Young hurt his knee, a senior walk-on, a guy's that's really been phenomenal for our program and finally was in a spot where he was going to get a chance to help us." Malzahn announced last week that H-back Gage Batten is...

Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson says Nick Marshall will win Heisman Trophy in 2014

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Auburn's backup quarterback predicts Nick Marshall will win the Heisman Trophy this season.

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  • Auburn, Alabama both open season in Top 10 for only 4th time

    Auburn, Alabama both open season in Top 10 for only 4th time

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:06:25 GMT
    Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
    Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
  • BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:24:03 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins...
  • Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

    Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:12:51 GMT
    Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.
    Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.
  • Gus Malzahn: DB Robenson Therezie 'working through some eligibility issues'

    Gus Malzahn: DB Robenson Therezie 'working through some eligibility issues'

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:15:41 GMT
    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says defensive back Robenson Therezie "is working through some eligibility issues."
    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn says defensive back Robenson Therezie "is working through some eligibility issues."
  • Nick Marshall on Manning Award Watch List

    Nick Marshall on Manning Award Watch List

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:19:05 GMT
    Auburn's Nick Marshall is one of 32 quarterbacks on the Manning Award Watch List. The preseason honor role was released on Thursday.
    Auburn's Nick Marshall is one of 32 quarterbacks on the Manning Award Watch List. The preseason honor role was released on Thursday.
  • Auburn baseball to restart series with Georgia Tech

    Auburn baseball to restart series with Georgia Tech

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:41:53 GMT
    Auburn and Georgia Tech are set to restart their baseball rivalry. The Tigers and Yellow Jackets have scheduled a home-and-hone series in 2015. The programs haven't played each other since 2005.Auburn will travel to Atlanta on March 24 and host Georgia Tech on April 29 at Plainsman Park."With the timing of coming in new last year, we were not able to add many games to the schedule," Auburn head coach Sunny Golloway said in a statement. "This was our first opportunity to add a quality opponent...
    Auburn and Georgia Tech are set to restart their baseball rivalry. The Tigers and Yellow Jackets have scheduled a home-and-hone series in 2015. The programs haven't played each other since 2005.Auburn will travel to Atlanta on March 24 and host Georgia Tech on April 29 at Plainsman Park."With the timing of coming in new last year, we were not able to add many games to the schedule," Auburn head coach Sunny Golloway said in a statement. "This was our first opportunity to add a quality opponent...
  • Auburn DB Holsey anxious for season

    Auburn DB Holsey anxious for season

    Auburn DB Josh Holsey discusses season-ending injury in 2013 that has tested his patience leading up to 2014.
  • Auburn's Dion Wade to transfer, play basketball at Miami (Ohio)

    Auburn's Dion Wade to transfer, play basketball at Miami (Ohio)

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:01:42 GMT
    Auburn's Dion Wade is leaving the basketball program and will transfer to Miami (Ohio) University. The move free's up a scholarship and leaves Auburn with 13 scholarship players, the limit allowed by the NCAA.Wade played 30 games as a true freshman last season, averaging three points and 1.3 rebounds a game. He announced his decision to transfer on twitter:I made the decision to commit to Miami university.Feels good to call Miami university my new home. Time to eat--Dion Wade (@MisterWaadeJr)...
    Auburn's Dion Wade is leaving the basketball program and will transfer to Miami (Ohio) University. The move free's up a scholarship and leaves Auburn with 13 scholarship players, the limit allowed by the NCAA.Wade played 30 games as a true freshman last season, averaging three points and 1.3 rebounds a game. He announced his decision to transfer on twitter:I made the decision to commit to Miami university.Feels good to call Miami university my new home. Time to eat--Dion Wade (@MisterWaadeJr)...
  • Lincoln's Jauntavius Johnson commits to Auburn

    Lincoln's Jauntavius Johnson commits to Auburn

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:55:51 GMT
    Auburn picked up it's biggest commitment of it's 2015 class--in terms of size. Defensive tackle Jauntavius Johnson, listed at 6-foot-3 and 338 pounds according to Rivals.com, chose the Tigers over Alabama, Mississippi State and others.
    Auburn picked up it's biggest commitment of it's 2015 class--in terms of size. Defensive tackle Jauntavius Johnson, listed at 6-foot-3 and 338 pounds according to Rivals.com, chose the Tigers over Alabama, Mississippi State and others.
  • Georgia State Patrol report: Philip Lutzenkirchen, driver legally intoxicated at time of crash

    Georgia State Patrol report: Philip Lutzenkirchen, driver legally intoxicated at time of crash

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:16:10 GMT
    Documents from the Georgia State Patrol show that former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen and the driver involved in a fatal crash were both legally intoxicated.
    Documents from the Georgia State Patrol show that former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen and the driver involved in a fatal crash were both legally intoxicated.
  • SEC Network shares photo of new studio, releases video animations for Alabama, Auburn football

    SEC Network shares photo of new studio, releases video animations for Alabama, Auburn football

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-06 20:21:29 GMT
    The SEC Network continues to gear up for its debut on Aug. 14, reaching deals with the nation's largest cable providers in time for the upcoming college football season. largest new launch in cable history after locking up a carriage deal with Charter Communications this week. ESPN, which owns the network, reached agreements with DirecTV on Monday and Charter Communications today. Other major cable providers that have agreed to carriage deals include ATT U-Verse, Cox Communications, Bright Ho...
    The SEC Network continues to gear up for its debut on Aug. 14, reaching deals with the nation's largest cable providers in time for the upcoming college football season. largest new launch in cable history after locking up a carriage deal with Charter Communications this week. ESPN, which owns the network, reached agreements with DirecTV on Monday and Charter Communications today. Other major cable providers that have agreed to carriage deals include ATT U-Verse, Cox Communications, Bright Ho...
  • Auburn DB Josh Holsey talks after practice Aug. 5

    Auburn DB Josh Holsey talks after practice Aug. 5

    Auburn defensive back Josh Holsey talks to the media about his comeback from a knee injury in 2013 after practice, Tuesday, Aug. 5.
    Auburn defensive back Josh Holsey talks to the media about his comeback from a knee injury in 2013 after practice, Tuesday, Aug. 5.
  • Auburn DB Josh Holsey talks comeback after season-ending knee surgery in 2013

    Auburn DB Josh Holsey talks comeback after season-ending knee surgery in 2013

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-06 15:24:58 GMT
    Joshua Holsey tested his knee — really tested his knee — during Auburn's first day in pads Tuesday, and he came out it of just fine.
    Joshua Holsey tested his knee — really tested his knee — during Auburn's first day in pads Tuesday, and he came out it of just fine.
  • Auburn DL Adams talk after 1st practice in full pads

    Auburn DL Adams talk after 1st practice in full pads

    Auburn DL Montravius Adams talks about fall camp, preparations for season opener.
    Auburn DL Montravius Adams talks about fall camp, preparations for season opener.
  • SEC looks for return to dominance without stars like Manziel, Clowney

    SEC looks for return to dominance without stars like Manziel, Clowney

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-05 16:55:38 GMT
    The Southeastern Conference finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspiring national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel.
    The Southeastern Conference finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspiring national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel.
  • Gus Malzahn news conference Aug. 1

    Gus Malzahn news conference Aug. 1

    Auburn head coach Gus Mulzahn talks about the first preseason practice, the suspensions of Nick Marshall and Jonathon Mincy and the season-ending injury to Alex Kozan, Friday, Aug. 1.
    Auburn head coach Gus Mulzahn talks about the first preseason practice, the suspensions of Nick Marshall and Jonathon Mincy and the season-ending injury to Alex Kozan, Friday, Aug. 1.
  • Gus Malzahn: Auburn QB Nick Marshall, CB Jonathon Mincy won't start in opener against Arkansas

    Gus Malzahn: Auburn QB Nick Marshall, CB Jonathon Mincy won't start in opener against Arkansas

    Saturday, August 2 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-02 19:53:13 GMT
    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall and cornerback Jonathon Mincy won't start in the Tigers' opener against Arkansas, while starting guard Alex Kozan is out for the season.
    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall and cornerback Jonathon Mincy won't start in the Tigers' opener against Arkansas, while starting guard Alex Kozan is out for the season.
  • 2014 USA Today preseason coaches poll: FSU No. 1, Alabama No. 2, Auburn No. 5

    2014 USA Today preseason coaches poll: FSU No. 1, Alabama No. 2, Auburn No. 5

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:40:23 GMT
    The 2014 USA Today preseason college football coaches poll was released Thursday and reigning national champion Florida State sits atop the rankings.
    The 2014 USA Today preseason college football coaches poll was released Thursday and reigning national champion Florida State sits atop the rankings.
  • Auburn football announces two-game series with Clemson

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:38:41 GMT
    Auburn and Clemson have agreed to a two-game series beginning in 2016. Auburn will host Clemson on Sept. 3, 2016 and play at Clemson's Memorial Stadium on Sept. 9, 2017.The programs have played 49 times in the past, including three times in the last five years. Auburn leads the all-time series 34-13-2 despite losing the last two times it's played Clemson, in 2011 and 2012.The agreement with Clemson will fulfill Auburn's obligation to play at least one non-conference opponent from a Power 5 co...
    Auburn and Clemson have agreed to a two-game series beginning in 2016. Auburn will host Clemson on Sept. 3, 2016 and play at Clemson's Memorial Stadium on Sept. 9, 2017.The programs have played 49 times in the past, including three times in the last five years. Auburn leads the all-time series 34-13-2 despite losing the last two times it's played Clemson, in 2011 and 2012.The agreement with Clemson will fulfill Auburn's obligation to play at least one non-conference opponent from a Power 5 co...
  • Auburn QB Nick Marshall pays $1,100 in fines for marijuana possession, window tint violations in Georgia

    Auburn QB Nick Marshall pays $1,100 in fines for marijuana possession, window tint violations in Georgia

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:33:03 GMT
    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
  • CB Chris Westry commits to Auburn

    CB Chris Westry commits to Auburn

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:22:20 GMT
    Auburn added some size to the future of it's defensive backfield.Cornerback Chris Westry of Oakleaf High School in Florida committed to be part of the Tigers recruiting class of 2015. The 6-foot-4, 180 pound Westry is a three-star prospect according to 247Sports.Oakleaf High School announced the commitment on it's twitter page,2015 DB Chris Westry has committed to Auburn #WarEagle --Oakleaf Football ?, July 24 Westry is the 18th commitment for Auburn's 2015 signing class.
    Auburn added some size to the future of it's defensive backfield.Cornerback Chris Westry of Oakleaf High School in Florida committed to be part of the Tigers recruiting class of 2015. The 6-foot-4, 180 pound Westry is a three-star prospect according to 247Sports.Oakleaf High School announced the commitment on it's twitter page,2015 DB Chris Westry has committed to Auburn #WarEagle --Oakleaf Football ?, July 24 Westry is the 18th commitment for Auburn's 2015 signing class.
  • Josh Donaldson nominated for MLB Heart and Hustle Award

    Josh Donaldson nominated for MLB Heart and Hustle Award

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:37:43 GMT
    Josh Donaldson earned the Oakland A's Heart and Hustle Award. It's the second consecutive season Donaldson was chosen for the honor.
    Josh Donaldson earned the Oakland A's Heart and Hustle Award. It's the second consecutive season Donaldson was chosen for the honor.
  • Auburn scores commit from WR Nate Craig

    Auburn scores commit from WR Nate Craig

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:46:12 GMT
    Nate Craig didn't want to wait. One of the top recruits of the class of 2016 committed to Auburn on Monday night, announcing his choice on Twitter. I will be taking my talents to Auburn University!?????? #WDE pic.twitter.com/8lSreVGBJf -- NITRO (@NitroNate9) July 22, 2014 The 6-foot-3, 205 pound Craig is a 5-star prospect according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He had over 500 yards receiving and 16 total touchdowns at Pasco High School (Tampa, Fla.) last season. He transferred to T...
    Nate Craig didn't want to wait. One of the top recruits of the class of 2016 committed to Auburn on Monday night, announcing his choice on Twitter. I will be taking my talents to Auburn University!?????? #WDE pic.twitter.com/8lSreVGBJf -- NITRO (@NitroNate9) July 22, 2014 The 6-foot-3, 205 pound Craig is a 5-star prospect according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He had over 500 yards receiving and 16 total touchdowns at Pasco High School (Tampa, Fla.) last season. He transferred to T...
  • Alabama sits atop SEC preseason predictions

    Alabama sits atop SEC preseason predictions

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:39:58 GMT
    The media has picked Alabama to win the SEC Championship again. The Crimson Tide got more than twice as many votes as Auburn to win the league in the media poll.
    The media has picked Alabama to win the SEC Championship again. The Crimson Tide got more than twice as many votes as Auburn to win the league in the media poll.
  • Nick Marshall preseason SEC pick, Tide have nine first team selections

    Nick Marshall preseason SEC pick, Tide have nine first team selections

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:02:25 GMT
    Auburn's Nick Marshall didn't attend SEC Media Days but is front and center in the preseason predictions.
    Auburn's Nick Marshall didn't attend SEC Media Days but is front and center in the preseason predictions.
  • SEC Media Days 2014: List of preseason All-SEC teams, predicted finishes

    SEC Media Days 2014: List of preseason All-SEC teams, predicted finishes

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:49:09 GMT
    A list of the preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams and predicted finishes selected by media covering the league with total points out of 293 voters:
    A list of the preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams and predicted finishes selected by media covering the league with total points out of 293 voters:
  • ESPY Awards 2014: Auburn wins Best Play, Best Game for 2013 Iron Bowl thriller

    ESPY Awards 2014: Auburn wins Best Play, Best Game for 2013 Iron Bowl thriller

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:37:43 GMT
    The best game was the Iron Bowl matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Auburn, with the Tigers winning 34-28 on the final play to spoil the Tide's BCS hopes.
    The best game was the Iron Bowl matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Auburn, with the Tigers winning 34-28 on the final play to spoil the Tide's BCS hopes.
  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:25:52 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
  • Oakland A's Josh Donaldson hits four home runs in Derby

    Oakland A's Josh Donaldson hits four home runs in Derby

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:19:51 GMT
    Josh Donaldson wasn't the last slugger standing but the A's third baseman made an impact at Major League Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minnesota. Donaldson hit four home runs before he was eliminated in a "swing off" by Oakland teammate Yoenis Cespedes. Both players hit three home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby, and Cespedes beat Donaldson 2-1 in the tie-breaker. Donaldson's home runs travelled
    Josh Donaldson wasn't the last slugger standing but the A's third baseman made an impact at Major League Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minnesota. Donaldson hit four home runs before he was eliminated in a "swing off" by Oakland teammate Yoenis Cespedes. Both players hit three home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby, and Cespedes beat Donaldson 2-1 in the tie-breaker. Donaldson's home runs travelled
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  • UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:12:02 GMT
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...
  • UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:58:33 GMT
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.
  • Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:58:02 GMT
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.
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