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“I was committed to Alabama under the table for like two weeks, my mom cried every night, so that played a big reason,” Dismukes said. “But at the end of the day it came down to playing time, I could go into Auburn, and I could play right away or at least have that chance.”
Now three members of Auburn’s 2020 team will get an opportunity to play professional baseball after right-handed pitcher Ryan Watson signed a free-agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
Legendary Auburn coach Pat Dye passed away Monday. Tributes and condolences poured in from sports figures and notable alumni following the news of Dye's passing.
Auburn has received a commitment from 4-star offensive guard Jaeden Roberts. Roberts is the ninth commit and the fourth offensive lineman for the Tigers in the class of 2021.
On Friday, the SEC has voted and approved the return of voluntary athletic activities starting on June 8. The decision to return will be made at the discretion of each university; Auburn is going to allow athletes in football and men's and women's basketball to return on June 8.
On Wednesday, the NCAA's Division 1 Council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities in football and men's and women's basketball. The optional athletic activities can start on June 1 and run until June 30, as reported by Yahoo's Pete Thamel.
Auburn softball’s 2020 senior class is taking full advantage of the NCAA’s decision to extend eligibility for spring athletes with five of its six seniors set to return in 2021.
The Tigers have now received a commitment from cornerback Brian Dilworth. Dilworth is Auburn's second commitment in the class of 2022.