When Auburn’s training camp opens later this week, the front-line linebacker spots will be relatively quiet compared to the position battles expected to rage along the defensive line and in the secondary.
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Williams, who caught five passes for 88 yards and one touchdown in the spring game, adds another deep threat to the Tigers’ attack, which was buoyed by the sharp routes and speedy separation of Sammie Coates last season. Williams was even referred to as a “once-in-a-lifetime” player by receivers coach Dameyune Craig before the national championship.
Former Auburn slugger Frank Thomas didn’t mention steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs during his induction speech at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Some thought he would as he became the first heavy hitter from baseball’s so-called steroid era to be admitted to membership in the National Pastime’s shrine. But maybe the fans gathered for the enshrinement ceremony already had made a statement on steroids, similar to the one made by the veteran members of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
With an offseason to study the Tigers’ running game, will SEC defenses start catching up to Malzahn’s attack?
Charles Barkely offered to pay funeral costs for three children killed in Philadelphia carjacking incident
Barkley spent his first eight seasons in the NBA in Philly.
The Big Ten is the final Power 5 conference to hold its Media Days, which makes sense since it’s the last of the big boys to play for and win a national title in football.
Lars Anderson, one of the most prominent and respected sportswriters in the nation, is joining The Alabama Media Group as a Special Contributor.
In just a few days, Auburn’s preseason camp will open, and the AL.com Auburn beat team will try to see and cover every possible angle as the Tigers try to become the first SEC team since 1998 to repeat as champions.
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Former Auburn football player Quentin Groves is back in the NFL after being signed by the Houston Texans.