The Auburn Tigers were scheduled to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs this weekend in Starkville, Mississippi. The matchup has now been postponed by the SEC due to COVID-19 protocol issues with the Mississippi State program. The game is tentatively being rescheduled for Dec. 12.
The Southeastern Conference has named its weekly award for the fifth week of the SEC season. Alabama junior quarterback Mac Jones was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week and the third time this season. Jones shares the award with Auburn receiver and Paul W. Bryant High School alum, Seth Williams.
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has been hospitalized due to COVID-19 coronavirus. According to Toccoa First United Methodist Church, Dye has been hospitalized as a result of complications dealing with kidney disease. He coached at Auburn from 1981-1992 and served as athletic director during those years, he was inducted into the college football hall of fame in 2005 and the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium is named in his honor.