Only 13 short days until Auburn football!
Today we honor a notable number 13; Craig Sanders.
The Clio, Alabama native went to Ariton High School before arriving on Auburn’s campus in the fall of 2010. The defensive end played for Auburn from 2010-2013.
Sanders appeared in 13 games in 2010 and registered his first career sack in the SEC Championship Game vs. South Carolina. In 2011, Sanders forced his first career fumble against FAU and appeared in all 13 games. In 2013, Sanders had 22 tackles for the season, including three tackles in the SEC Championship game and two tackles vs. Florida State in the BCS title game. Sanders finished his career with 52 tackles and 2.5 sacks.
In February of 2016, Craig Sanders joined the Auburn football coaching staff as a graduate assistant.
We are almost ready to kick off the 2017 football season. Today we are shining light on former quarterback #14 Nick Marshall. He graduated from Wilcox County high school in Pineview, Georgia. He set a high school record with 103 touchdowns passes. Nick then went on to play at the Garden City Community College where he passed for 3,142 yards, rushed for 1,095 yards and had 18 touchdowns. When he transferred to Auburn and played in the 2013 season, he had 1,976 passing yards, 1,068 rushing yards (averaging 234.2 yards per carry) and 26 touchdowns. He was the only fourth quarterback in SEC history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season. He also received the Pat Sullivan award as Auburn’s offensive MVP. His 2013 game-winning touchdown pass to Ricardo Louis vs. Georgia received an ESPY nomination for best play. In his 2014 season, Nick was a Maxwell Award Semifinalist. He had 4,508 passing yards, 1,866 rushing yards, and 34 career touchdown passes. He was voted the team MVP, and invited to Reese’s Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine. He played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets. War Eagle Nick!
The Drive with Bill Cameron will be on location next week!
Join Bill and the gang on Thursday, August 24th at Mike’s Merchandise on Opelika Road from 4-6pm.
Monday, August 28th, The Drive will be live from Franklin’s Tire & Auto from 4-6pm.
Listen live on ESPN 106.7 FM in Auburn/Opelika area or online at espnau.com!
18 days until Auburn football kicks off the 2017 season.
Today we recognize a notable number 18; Kodi Burns.
Burns played quarterback and wide receiver for Auburn from 2007 until 2010. Burns started seven games at quarterback during the 2008 season. Burns was a wide receiver for Auburn’s 2010 SEC Champion and National Champion team. Burns caught a 35 yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton in the 2010 National Championship game against Oregon.
In February of 2016, Burns was named wide receivers coach for Auburn and again work under head coach Gus Malzahn.
War Eagle Kodi!