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Auburn tied atop 4-star defensive tackle Antwuan Jackson’s list, Alabama still in mix

Antwaun Jackson released his top 10 on Saturday, and Auburn and Alabama are still in the mix.

Jeremiah Ratliff hungers to win before he leaves the NFL

In his 10 seasons in the NFL, the Chicago Bears’ Jeremiah Ratliff has been to four Pro Bowls and played in one playoff victory. It’s not a ratio of individual honors to team success that pleases him.

Rookies in line for starting spots in their first NFL game

The NFL’s rookie class includes 56 players with Alabama roots – 24 draft picks and 32 free agents who played high school and/or college football in the state. Most will be primarily concerned with making the team when training camps open in about a month. But a few will be in the running for starting spots in the first game of their first pro season.

ESPN’s FPI projects Auburn win total to drop in 2015

The most surprising aspect of the Football Power Index ratings? Auburn’s projected win total, which is worse than the 8-5 season the Tigers experienced last season.

College football’s best players at each position for 2015

Who will be college football’s top players to watch in 2015? Here’s a position-by-position breakdown.

Auburn VIP 25: No. 6′s growth as coach will determine Auburn’s success

The offense can score points (39.5 points per game in 2013; 35.5 in 2014). That’s never been a problem. To win in the SEC, however, you need a competent defense.

Tide well-represented on early list of SEC’s top draft-eligible defensive players

Heading into the 2015 season, college football reporter Natalie Pierre previews the SEC’s top draft-eligible players at each defensive position.

Who will join Josh Donaldson at the 2015 MLB All-Star Game?

Fan balloting for Major League Baseball’s 2015 All-Star Game ends at 10:59 p.m. CDT Thursday, and Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is expected to top the voting for the American League’s third basemen when the All-Star starters are revealed at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on ESPN.

Auburn set to snap SEC’s longest streak without a QB at Media Days

Auburn owns the SEC’s longest streak without a quarterback present at SEC Media Days.

Auburn University to replace Magnolia Avenue tree at Toomer’s Corner on July 8

On June 9, the university announced plans to remove the tree, which is located in front of Biggin Hall and next to Toomer’s Corner, because it was not showing signs of growth of developing a healthy root system or canopy of trees. The school originally hoped the tree would be able to be replanted and thrive in another area of campus.