Auburn (4-2, 1-2 SEC) won its first conference game of the season last Thursday against Kentucky. The Tigers will attempt to make it two in a row Saturday when they take on Arkansas (2-4, 1-2) in Fayetteville.
Here are five things to know:
- Sophomore defensive end Carl Lawson could return to the lineup soon. He has been sidelined since the first half of the season opener against Louisville.
- Auburn is feeling confident after a slow start to the season.
- There is no love lost between Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and Auburn.
- The nation’s No. 3 cornerback discussed his current feelings about Auburn, which is one of the 13 schools on his final list.
- A 2016 4-star wide receiver has Auburn in his top-6 choices, but will he take an official visit this fall?
Other Auburn news from around the Internet
- Defensive end Davonte Lambert is beginning to return to his old form after an ACL injury forced him to miss the end of last season.
- Offensive line coach J.B. Grimes was nominated for a courage award. Grimes had surgery to remove cancer in August and showed up to practice the following day.
- The media picked the men’s basketball team to finish in the bottom half of the SEC.
The best stories around the SEC
- Alabama RB Kenyan Drake writes a touching message to fallen former teammate Altee Tenpenny.
- Kentucky coach on Dak Prescott: “He’s always been a winner.”
- Butch Jones says Vols’ injuries would rival any team in the country.
- LSU’s Les Miles: “Our Australian punters are extremely well-adjusted.”
- Derrick Henry reminds Tennessee coach of Volunteers RB.