Rumors have been circulating that the hard-nosed Harsin may not last much longer as Auburn's administration evaluates the sustainability of what he has built. The Auburn powers that be have been meeting over the weekend and the university has now released a statement, keeping the college football world up to date on Harsin's status.
The SEC postponed the Auburn Tigers' game with Mississippi State due to COVID-19 issues. Mississippi State fell under the scholarship athlete threshold and therefore the game was moved. One day after the conference moved this weekend's game, Auburn has shut down its football activities due to nine players and three staff members testing positive for COVID-19.
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.