Archive for April, 2011

NFL DRAFT: Auburn’s Clayton, Ziemba taken in final round

Auburn defensive tackle Zach Clayton and offensive tackle Lee Ziemba were selected in the 7th round

It took six hours Saturday for Zach Clayton to find out whether an NFL team would take a chance and draft him.

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Tigers ‘give back’ to storm-ravaged communities

Gene Chizik talks to players Jeffrey Whitaker, Trovon Reed and others on 7th Avenue in Pleasant Grove on Friday.

Less than 24 hours after the glitz and glamour of Radio City Music Hall and the NFL Draft, Tigers coach Gene Chizik was helping deliver clothes and more than 500 cases of water and Gatorade to a shelter at Bethel Baptist Church in Pleasant Grove.

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Tigers can’t capitalize on Jacobs’ career night

Jon Luke Jacobs matched South Carolina starter Michael Roth pitch-for-pitch, hurling one of the finest games of his collegiate career but a ninth-inning RBI single off the bat of Scott Wingo sent Auburn to a 2-1 loss

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Jon Luke Jacobs did all he could.

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Newton taken No. 1 overall; Fairley goes 13th to Detroit

Cam Newton poses with NFL Commish Roger Goddell after being selected #1 by the Carolina Panthers

Cam Newton could have screamed Thursday night, but he knew that was “not the sane thing to do.”

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Tall task awaits Tigers at No. 2 South Carolina

Sitting in a three-way tie for first place in the SEC West, the Auburn baseball team will visit one of the three co-leaders in the SEC East this weekend as it travels to No. 2 S. Carolina.

None of the teams Auburn beat — Kentucky, LSU and Ole Miss — to regain its footing in the SEC West can measure up to South Carolina.

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AU Softball: Tigers trying to ‘grind’ out strong SEC finish

The No. 25 Auburn softball team hosts No. 4 Georgia in a three-game series beginning Friday at 6 p.m. CT

The schedule, more than any other factor, has been unkind to Auburn in its recent SEC swoon.

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