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10-4, 1st in SEC - West

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas announces it has hired Auburn's Herb Hand as co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach. Hand last held a coordinator role at Tulsa before heading to Vanderbilt, Penn State and then Auburn. Auburn announces it will replace Hand with J.B. Grimes, who returns to the Tigers from UConn. Grimes coached Auburn's offensive line from 2013 to 2015.

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Jacksonville State signs ex-Auburn TE Rice

Former Auburn tight end Landon Rice has signed with Jacksonville State. Auburn dismissed Rice from the team as a freshman after a woman said he raped her. In April 2017, a Lee County grand jury declined to indict Rice.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 athlete Harold Joiner confirmed that he has committed to Auburn. Joiner, the No. 94 ranked prospect overall, visited the Tigers this weekend and made his commitment. Auburn now has 11 ESPN 300 commitments in the 2018 class.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn is a finalist for the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award following the Tigers' SEC West title and a 10-4 season. The winner will be announced tonight in Houston.

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13dGerry Hamilton

Early Commit: QB Bo Nix to Auburn

The commitment of Bo Nix, the son of former Auburn quarterback Patrick Nix, gives coach Gus Malzahn a foundation for the Tigers' 2019 class.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN junior 300 quarterback Bo Nix committed to Auburn on Wednesday. Nix, an Auburn legacy, is the No. 56 ranked prospect in the 2019 class and the No. 3 prospect in the state of Alabama and is the second commit in 2019 along with George Pickens.

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19dTom Luginbill

Scout's Take: WR Anthony Schwartz to Auburn

Auburn got some speed to add to a talented recruiting class on Thursday, as the Tigers secured the commitment of speedy ESPN 300 WR Anthony Schwartz.

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Anthony Schwartz commits to Auburn (0:53)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 wide receiver Anthony Schwartz has committed to Auburn. Schwartz, the No. 68 ranked prospect, gives Auburn 10 ESPN 300 commitments in its No. 9 ranked recruiting class.

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19dTom VanHaaren

Smith to Ohio State among UA game commits

ESPN 300 DE Tyreke Smith picked Ohio State over several schools Thursday, the first of a number of top prospects who announced their commitments during the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, Florida.

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19dTom VanHaaren

These top recruits will be instant-impact freshmen

Some teams, such as Florida, are in desperate need of a QB, and in steps ESPN 300 Emory Jones, while playoff contenders such as Georgia and Clemson have stars to replace. These freshmen should help.

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20dTom VanHaaren and Gerry Hamilton

Hot board: Under Armour All-America game

Which schools will land pledges from Under Armour All-Americans Anthony Schwartz, Tyreke Smith, Jayson Oweh and Nikolas Bonitto?

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20dAlex Scarborough

Auburn's Davis, Holland declare for NFL draft

Auburn cornerback Carlton Davis will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Linebacker Jeff Holland, who led the team with 9.5 sacks in 2017, also announced he would be turning pro.

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Auburn RB Johnson declares for NFL draft

Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson, who rushed for 1,391 yards and 18 touchdowns for the Tigers this season, will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

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UCF completes undefeated season with win over Auburn (2:39)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Frost saying it wasn't right UCF was left out of the playoff is understandable. He took it to a different place, though, when he said that the committee made a "conscious effort" to keep them lower in the rankings to avoid putting them in the playoff conversation.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

"It wasn't right," Scott Frost said of UCF not getting in the playoff. He said it looked like the committee was hesitant to place his team high in the rankings because they're from the AAC and not a Power 5. UCF beat Auburn to finish the season undefeated.

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UCF's defense comes up huge in Peach Bowl win (2:12)

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