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  1. DE Ford backs up talk at Auburn's pro day

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- At last month's NFL combine, all eyes were on Auburn's Greg Robinson and Tre Mason. Robinson blew away scouts by running a 4.92 40-yard dash and bench pressing 225 pounds 32 times. Mason didn't disappoint either with a time of 4.5 in ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  2. The SEC's 25 best players: No. 13

    Greg Ostendorf

    Had Senior Bowl week been factored into the countdown, this next player could have made a case for the top five. Even still, he was one of the most dominant pass rushers in the SEC this season. No. 13: Dee Ford, DE, Auburn, senior 2013 summary:...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  3. Season wrap: Auburn

    Greg Ostendorf

    It wasn't the Hollywood ending Auburn was hoping for, but first-year coach Gus Malzahn and his team enjoyed a season that screenwriters couldn't have scripted better if they tried. The Tigers' season was full of comebacks, miracles and moments that w...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  4. Despite loss, Auburn seniors leave on top

    Greg Ostendorf

    Dee Ford has seen it all during his time at Auburn -- the highs and the lows. As a freshman, he won a BCS national championship. Two years later, he endured a 3-9 season and the coaching change that ensued. But the senior defensive end stuck aroun...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  5. 'Battle-tested' Auburn thrives in big games

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Since losing to LSU early in the season, Auburn has won nine straight games and knocked off three top-10 teams in the process. The Tigers were supposed to lose at No. 7 Texas A&M. Nobody gave them a chance against No. 1 Alabama. A...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  6. Auburn's strength derives from the O-line

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn defensive end Dee Ford, considered one of the SEC's top pass rushers with 8.5 sacks this season, has faced some of the top offensive lines in the conference, but he says there are none better than his own. And he should know. H...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  7. Auburn reaches its date with destiny

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn players milled around their dorm Saturday night, anxiously awaiting the outcome of the Big Ten championship game. They had done their part by disposing of Missouri in the SEC title game, but they still needed a little help from...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  8. Auburn follows script from the 2010 season

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- When Auburn athletics director Jay Jacobs hired Gus Malzahn to be the Tigers' new head coach last December, he had visions of the 2010 season. He wanted to get back to competing for championships, and more importantly, he wanted to...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  9. SEC lunchtime links

    Greg Ostendorf

    We're 24 hours away from opening kick in Week 10, so let's take one last look around the SEC in Friday's edition of the lunch links. Motivated by early criticism, Alabama's offensive line is gelling and thriving at the right time. Missouri corn...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  10. Malzahn returns home, looking for a win

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Gus Malzahn might have been born in Texas, but he spent the majority of his life in nearby Arkansas. The first-year head coach in the SEC attended Fort Smith (Ark.) Christian High School. He walked on to the University of Arkansas ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  11. Success doesn't change Auburn's mentality

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Gus Malzahn knows a thing or two about winning. As a high school coach, he led seven teams to the state championship game in 14 years, winning three of them. From 2006 to 2011, he was offensive coordinator at Arkansas, Tulsa and A...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  12. Last season a distant memory for Auburn

    Greg Ostendorf

    On Oct, 20, 2012, Auburn lost to Vanderbilt on the road, the Tigers' sixth loss in their first seven games. It was the program's worst start since 1952, and no end was in sight with Texas A&M, Georgia and Alabama the only three remaining SEC game...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  13. Auburn's defense steps up on final drive

    Greg Ostendorf

    When running back Tre Mason scored to put Auburn ahead 45-41 with 1:19 left on Saturday, most people still didn't think they were going to win. The Tigers gave too much time to Johnny Manziel, and despite his shoulder injury, he was going to lead Tex...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  14. Auburn's front four will be tested vs. LSU

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Whether they're ready or not, the Auburn Tigers are in for a war on Saturday when they leave home for the first time to face No. 6 LSU. "It's going to be some helmets that get kind of messed up," defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  15. AU's Dee Ford expected to miss opener

    Greg Ostendorf

    Auburn dismissed senior safety Demetruce McNeal from the team over the weekend, and Monday, defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said the Tigers would likely be without top pass rusher Dee Ford for the opener against Washington State because of a knee...

    Blog | August 19, 2013