Auburn (5-4, 2-4 SEC) continued to prepare Wednesday for a matchup with UGA (6-3, 4-3 SEC) on Saturday. The Tigers need to win at least one of their final three games to become bowl eligible. That fact only adds to the anticipation for the 119th installment of The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.
Here are three things to know:
- The No. 1 prospect in the state of Georgia will visit Auburn this weekend.
- An SEC official defended the ruling on a controversial hit that ended defensive back Jeremiah Dinson’s season against Texas A&M. The block was flagged for targeting, but reversed after a replay review. Dinson suffered multiple knee ligament tears and a dislocated shoulder.
- The UGA-Auburn game features the second-most expensive ticket prices at Jordan-Hare Stadium so far this season.
Other Auburn news from around the Internet
- Current running backs coach Tim Horton could have taken a head coaching job two years ago, but he decided to stay at Auburn. AL.com’s Brandon Marcello explains.
- Quarterback Sean White took some first team reps in practice Wednesday, according to Marcello Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said White was still not 100 percent. White and Johnson could play against the Bulldogs Saturday.
- Malzahn updated the status of junior defensive back T.J. Davis and senior defensive back Josh Holsey, per Tom Green of oanow.com. Davis has been working back from a March ACL injury, while Holsey may come back for another season after tearing his ACL in Week 2 against Jacksonville State.