We’re in the final couple of weeks before kickoff, and now that we’re on the back side of Fan Day, the opener against Georgia Southern should zoom right along and be here ‘fore you know it.
Over the last few days, Auburn awarded six scholarships to walk-ons, including Will Hastings and Auburn legacy Gary Walker...
Gary Walker always told his mom that it would be "when," not "if," he got a scholarship from Auburn.— Josh Vitale (@AUBlog) August 20, 2017
He was correct https://t.co/wieo8C4CRR pic.twitter.com/Sp6m26fE1k
Speaking of Hastings, he was a key part of Auburn’s early-season offense in 2016, and we all heard a ton about how well he did in fall practices last year. Well, this time around he’s hoping for a little more consistency.
Will Hastings vows not to fade away again for Auburn football’s offense #WarEagle https://t.co/nWxwZB9lid pic.twitter.com/8P1Gk09AGY— SEC Country Auburn (@SECCountryAU) August 20, 2017
And while we’ve had a few starting roles shored up, there’s still the battle raging on the offensive line. Last week’s visits with the coaches confirmed that we’ve got 7-8 guys battling it out for the five starting spots, including Auburn’s two grad transfers from other schools.
"All I can do out there is do my job and do the best I can for the team. Whatever happens, happens.” https://t.co/FGXGA30grV— Josh Vitale (@AUBlog) August 20, 2017
Finally, on the other football field, Auburn soccer started the season with a victory on Friday night over South Alabama, but things weren’t so easy yesterday. Check out the highlights from the Tigers’ come-from-behind draw against Lipscomb.
Highlights from a big comeback, including a late strike by the Tigers to earn a draw Sunday night.#WarEagle pic.twitter.com/DcXYxxsesD— Auburn Soccer (@AuburnSoccer) August 21, 2017
We’ll have more soon, War Eagle!