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Coffee and Magnolia: 20 May 2015

News and notes from the Auburn corners of the Internet

Daniel Robert has been on an RBI tear over the last few weeks.
Daniel Robert has been on an RBI tear over the last few weeks.
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Auburn picked up a big win last night in Hoover with the 6-3 victory over Kentucky in the elimination game of the SEC Tournament. The Tigers now move into the double-elimination portion of the tournament, where they will face #1 LSU at 4:30pm CDT this afternoon. Tuco's preview of the game will be up shortly.

With the win over Kentucky, we examined whether that should be enough for Auburn to make it to the NCAA Tournament.


Syracuse announced they were un-retiring the #44 jersey. This got me pondering late last night about whether Auburn would or should consider doing the same with its retired numbers.

All three of Auburn's running backs can tote the rock. So who will see the field most as the workhorse? Rhett Lashlee says it's the one who can block the best. That should tell you all you need to know about how balanced Auburn's offense will look this season compared to the last two.

Defensive Tackle depth is the story of the day in the Montgomery Advertiser's analysis of Auburn's depth chart. Be sure you check that one out for some news on just who is pushing for the main starting job. has an interesting story on the complicated process Auburn goes through to determine who gets what season tickets in Auburn's extremely complicated system.

5* WR Nate Craig-Myers decommited a few weeks ago, and the Tigers definitely have other options they're taking a look at if they can't get him back into the fold. Don't count Auburn out, yet. It looks like he'll be attending Big Cat Weekend, which is huge for Auburn. ranked the SEC's schedules to see which they feel is the toughest. takes a huge leap in an article discussing how Carl Lawson is expected to improve Auburn's pass rush in 2015.