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Fullback Jay Prosch feels right at home in Auburn's new offense | al.com

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.

James Owens, who broke color barrier for Auburn Tigers, needs a new heart | al.com

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.

Auburn fourth in final SEC Olympics medal count | Team Speed Kills

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.

JaQuay Williams still waiting on NCAA approval to report to Auburn | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Which Clemson will show up in 2012? | Pre-Snap Read

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.

Is Auburn building a legendary defense on the recruiting trail? | Bleacher Report

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.