Auburn soccer opened SEC play Friday night, suffering a 1-0 loss to Mississippi State.
Nathan King and Caleb Jones, two alums of The Plainsman's sports section, recalled their time with the organization and how writing for The Plainsman benefitted their professional careers.
Auburn travels to Mobile, Alabama, on Thursday to start the Alabama Showdown where it will face South Alabama, UAB and Samford.
Auburn linebacker Eugene Asante was named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after recording 12 tackles and one sack in the Tigers' win over California.
Auburn will appear on ESPN for the third time in four games when it travels to Texas A&M on September 23.
Led by Eugene Asante, who had 12 tackles, Auburn's defense held Cal to just 270 yards and 10 points despite the Golden Bears starting in Auburn territory four times.
Auburn defense shined Saturday night, only allowing 10 points in the Tigers' road win against the California Golden Bears.
In a key non-conference game for both teams, here is what you need to know ahead of the Auburn vs. California game on Saturday.
Auburn suffered its first loss of the season Thursday night, falling to Middle Tennessee State 3-1 in the first game of the Tiger Invitational.
Auburn began its trip of two-straight road games with a 1-1 tie against the West Virginia Mountaineers.