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The Guz Malzahn era starts at Auburn

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  • Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Malzahn to compete in coach's charity golf tournament

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:55:03 GMT
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)
    Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn (Source: WSFA 12 News file photo)

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

    Malzahn will be paired with former Auburn place kicker Al Del Greco in the 12th annual charity golf tournament. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will be paired with former Heisman Trophy Winner and current NFL running back Mark Ingram.

  • NCAA bans teams using former football players from practice

    NCAA bans teams using former football players from practice

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:09:34 GMT
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    The NCAA Division I Council has banned college football teams from using former players in practice and tabled a proposal to let players participate in four games while still redshirting.

    The NCAA Division I Council has banned college football teams from using former players in practice and tabled a proposal to let players participate in four games while still redshirting.

  • Auburn's Austin Wiley puts name in NBA Draft pool

    Auburn's Austin Wiley puts name in NBA Draft pool

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-04-10 15:52:30 GMT
    Austin Wiley (Source: Auburn Athletics)Austin Wiley (Source: Auburn Athletics)

    Auburn University sophomore center Austin Wiley is jumping into the NBA Draft pool, though he says he's not planning to hire an agent.

    Auburn University sophomore center Austin Wiley is jumping into the NBA Draft pool, though he says he's not planning to hire an agent.

Auburn – The Gus Malzahn era started Friday as the Auburn Tigers held their first practice session of the 2013 preseason. The Tigers worked two hours and 30 minutes in a late afternoon session at the Auburn Athletics Complex Practice Fields.

"It was really great to be out there on the practice field with our players," said first-year head coach Gus Malzahn about the opening practice. "The coaches were extremely excited and our players were too. They've worked extremely hard to get to this point and it was a good atmosphere." 

"We divided up the first part of practice with the emphasis on the older guys. We really let them get out there and show the younger guys the pace and expectations." 

Auburn returns to the practice field Saturday afternoon. The Tigers' season opener is Saturday, August 31, at Jordan-Hare Stadium versus Washington State. That game has a 6 p.m. Central kickoff.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics

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