Stories by John Zenor

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Iron Bowl quarterbacks have different strengths

AUBURN, Ala. - Alabama's Blake Sims is a passer who can run and Auburn's Nick Marshall is a runner who can pass.
By John Zenor

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

'Kick-Six' remains indelible part of Iron Bowl

Whether it causes heartache or elation, it's been hard to escape the play that sealed "Kick-Six" and Davis' name forever into the Iron Bowl vault.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Alabama hands No. 1 Mississippi State first loss

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Blake Sims, T.J. Yeldon and No. 4 Alabama's relentless defense delivered on a big stage, and the Crimson Tide held off No. 1 Mississippi State 25-20 on Saturday.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Texas A&M stuns No. 3 Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. - Freshman Kyle Allen threw four touchdown passes in the first half and Texas A&M recovered two fumbles in the final minutes to cap a 41-38 upset of No. 3 Auburn, likely ending ...
By John Zenor

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Tigers pull off another end-of-game escape

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers have become the ultimate survivors. The third-ranked Tigers were pushed to the brink once again by No. 12 Mississippi only to recover one fumble at their 6 and ...
By John Zenor

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Auburn slips past Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. - Cassanova McKinzy recovered a fumble in the end zone to preserve No. 4 Auburn's 35-31 victory over No. 7 Mississippi on Saturday night in what amounted to the first College ...
By John Zenor

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Stakes high for Auburn-Ole Miss game

Auburn and Mississippi spent the week dismissing their standing in the first College Football Playoff rankings as mostly irrelevant.
By John Zenor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Auburn must beat underdog South Carolina

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers want everyone to know they haven't faded from the scene.
By John Zenor

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

SEC West is about to get wild

All the hand-wringing over the SEC's near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point.
By John Zenor

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Auburn must finish strong for shot at the west

AUBURN, Ala. - Gus Malzahn is hoping Auburn can be a second-half team again.
By John Zenor

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Alabama loosens up

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban wanted his team to lighten up, to stop fretting so much about the burdensome expectations surrounding the program. It worked.
By John Zenor

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Crimson Tide have their backs against the wall

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - It's not like Alabama hasn't been in these situations before: Facing intense pressure against a highly-ranked opponent with much of the nation watching.
By John Zenor

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

SEC West set for three huge showdowns

Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured Saturday, when six teams ranked in the top 15 clash in an unprecedented day ...
By John Zenor

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Blake Sims leds Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Neither Florida's defense nor Alabama's mistakes could contain Blake Sims and Amari Cooper.
By John Zenor

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Alabama welcomes pair back on defense

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama's defense is hoping for a boost from the return of linebacker Trey DePriest and cornerback Eddie Jackson.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Auburn pulls away from Arkansas

AUBURN, Ala. - Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 ...
By John Zenor

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Tide, Tigers both have lofty expectations

Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the top 10 - just not at the same time.
By John Zenor

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Kiffin looks forward to learning behind the scenes at Alabama

Lane Kiffin's job description these days is much more about the playbook than the podium.
By John Zenor

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Little known QBs ready to prove worth

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league. Big names, not so much.
By John Zenor

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SEC Network talks with carriers

HOOVER, Ala. — Georgia fan Lee Massengale is already worried about the Bulldogs’ game with Troy, because he's not sure if his cable provider will be carrying the SEC Network.
By John Zenor
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