The transfer from Illinois may be new on the Plains, but he fits into Scot Loeffler's offensive scheme just fine. That's a good thing, because having a bona fide All-American fullback on the roster will certainly help with the transition from the spread to a more pro-style approach.
Owens became the first African-American player to wear an Auburn football uniform in 1970. He went through his share of struggles then, and he's dealing with more struggles -- this time health-related -- now. But just like in 1970, Owens won't give up without a fight.
Over the course of the London Olympics, athletes with Auburn ties accounted for six medals -- two gold, one silver and three bronze. It's not the greatest tally Auburn has ever had, but it was good enough to finish fourth among SEC schools. Florida led the way with an astonishing 18 medals.
Georgia’s No. 1 football prospect at wide receiver will likely report to Auburn "in the next week or so," according to his high school. We're hoping that's true, because it would be a shame to miss out on the talent that Williams provides at his position.
Clemson is a program that has always shown many faces. In 2011, the Tigers looked like contenders, mediocre ACC players and total frauds all in one season. Whichever version of Clemson shows up for the 2012 season-opener will have a big impact on whether Auburn will start the season 1-0 or 0-1.
Teams like Alabama and LSU have once again proved that the way to build a consistent powerhouse is to focus on the defensive side of the ball. In its last couple of recruiting classes, and especially in its 2013 class, Auburn finally seems to be doing just that.