Aubserver Mailbag 40: Realignment, recruiting and reality checks
This week: More PODS, the death of the NCAA, Tank Bigsby, Suni Lee, recruiting pitches, Bryan Harsin, basketball hype, Allen Greene and August Burns Red
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There’s something about round numbers. This is the 40th Aubserver Mailbag since the Observer started about 11 months ago, and we’re quickly approaching our 100th podcast episode.
This time next week, Auburn football’s first fall camp under Bryan Harsin will be underway. We’ll be one step closer to the start of Auburn basketball season, too. It’ll be full speed for the Observer between now and whenever the tournament exit — or championship, who knows? — will be for Bruce Pearl and his staff.
After a week off from the mailbag due to SEC Media Days, there was a lot to get to in this one. A lot of you sent your questions in via email or on Twitter, so I had plenty for a full mailbag without having to do the weekly mailbag call tweet. That’s pretty cool, because now I know y’all are at least reading these emails.
This week’s mailbag tackles the massive realignment news that continues to develop in the SEC, along with several aspects of Bryan Harsin’s program in…