What Auburn football is getting in CMU transfer running back Jordon Ingram
Another in-state product with plenty of eligibility remaining, Ingram fills an immediate depth need and has a ton of intriguing upside for the future.
Today’s newsletter was originally going to be about Auburn basketball, but yesterday’s commitment in football changed things. Here’s our breakdown of the newest Tiger.
Not too long ago, Auburn’s running back room was one of the deepest in the entire SEC.
Tank Bigsby, Shaun Shivers, Mark-Antony Richards, D.J. Williams and Harold Joiner were all former blue-chip prospects, playing the same position at the same time. But the latter three hit the portal, with Richards and Williams heading back to their home state of Florida after the firing of Gus Malzahn.
Suddenly, Auburn was down to just two scholarship running backs. Devan Barrett returned to the program from a COVID opt-out in 2020 and made the move back to running back, a position he hadn’t played in several years. Jarquez Hunter, an up-and-coming 3-star prospect from Mississippi, joined up with the Tigers after the traditional February National Signing Day to help matters.
But Auburn was always eyeing more help in the running back room.…