Just because the dad was an outstanding player doesn't mean the son will be, but it's still awesome that Auburn picked up a commitment last night from none other than the son of Braves legend Tom Glavine. It also says a lot about Butch Thompson's pitching coach abilities if Glavine's son Peyton is coming to Auburn.
The Tigers report for camp, today. Practice begins tomorrow! That's the big news. You can see the full schedule of the first few weeks, here. It's going to be busy and there will be lots of media availability for interviews after practices with coaches. We'll have as much coverage of those as we can, of course.
Before camp begins, how about we have some more fun? WarRoom Eagle has some "Smoldering Questions" about Auburn that may be on the minds of Tiger fans prior to Fall Camp beginning.
Every year, it seems, the question comes up.... can Auburn win without a running QB? I tackled it last year and I took it on again, this year. Last year I focused more on Gus Malzahn's history with QBs. This year, I just wrote an opinion piece on the running game.
The "early scouting report" by AL.com is on the Alabama A&M game and LOL, OK, yeah, you can skip that one if you want. It's going to be an Auburn win. Unless something insane happens.
SECcountry has "5 things you need to know before Auburn starts fall practice." Those are the exact columns that lead to things like the "smoldering questions" fun. Meanwhile, the Montgomery Advertiser has "5 Position Battles" for you to check out.
For position reviews, AL.com examines the secondary, which returns a lot of talent from last year's squad. Carlton Davis and Rudy Ford have a chance to be among of the best in the SEC.
I haven't watched the Netflix documentary "Last Chance U." To be honest, I don't really have plans to any time soon. Brandon Marcello did watch it, though, and wrote an excellent review of the series which prominently features Auburn quarterback John Franklin III.