AUBURN, Ala. — Five Auburn football players will play at one more game in the state of Alabama after announcements from Tre’ Williams and Braden Smith on Tuesday.
According to Auburn, Williams and Smith both accepted invitations to the Senior Bowl, which will take place in Mobile, Ala., next month. The two join safety Tray Matthews, kicker Daniel Carlson and long snapper Ike Powell on the list to play in the annual senior showcase.
For Williams, the game will carry extra importance, as he is from Mobile.
Invite accepted! Been watching this game for a LONG time, finally get to play in my hometown one more time! ✌🏾🖐🏾☝🏾 ITS TIME! pic.twitter.com/slZ1HJzwi0
— Tre' Williams (@Trew30_) December 12, 2017
Matthews, Carlson and Powell all tweeted news of their accepted invitations over the weekend. (Smith does not have a Twitter account.)
— TriggaTray (@Trigga_Tray28) December 9, 2017
— Daniel Carlson (@DanielCarlson38) December 8, 2017
— Ike Powell (@Ike_Powell60) December 8, 2017
The five players will conclude their Auburn careers on New Year’s Day in the Peach Bowl against undefeated UCF. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. CT on ESPN.