A new week is on the way, Auburn fans.
Spring practices are more than halfway done with eight in the books and seven still left on the schedule. In the last week of March, there will be practices on Tuesday and Thursday.
Here are four things to know:
- Tigers coach Gus Malzahn believes the team’s crop of quarterbacks are making progress and benefitted from Saturday’s scrimmage.
- There still isn’t a quarterback who has emerged as the leader to start for the Tigers in the fall.
- James Owens, Auburn’s first African-American football player, died Saturday at the age of 65.
- Miami of Ohio cornerback Marshall Taylor is planning to transfer after his graduation in May, and Auburn is one of four schools in the running for his services.
Other Auburn news from around the Internet
- Jovon Robinson has the momentum and the desire to be the next 1,000-yard rusher for Auburn, writes Charles Goldberg of AuburnTigers.com.
- While all three quarterbacks played well in the scrimmage on Saturday, John Franklin III wowed with a 70-yard touchdown run, according to Brandon Marcello of AL.com.
- Auburn defensive back Stephen Roberts told Michael Niziolek of the Ledger-Enquirer he once tried picking on sophomore John Broussard, Jr. in high school, but it didn’t work out too well.
The best stories around the SEC
- Auburn has one of the seven best football/basketball coaching duos in the SEC.
- A five-star Mississippi State signee is in hot water after a video surfaced that reportedly shows him striking a woman.
- Kevin Stallings is leaving Vanderbilt after 17 years as the basketball coach to take over at Pittsburgh.
- Tennessee defensive back Todd Kelly took a shot at in-state rival Vanderbilt.