Fretting Line: Auburn Facing Academic Issues?

All indications are that Cam Newton will be eligible to play for Auburn when the Tigers tee it up with Oregon at the BCS Championship Game in Arizona on Jan. 10.

Gene Chizik Auburn Tigers

But just when Auburn fans thought they could relax, a cryptic comment by head coach Gene Chizik last week indicated the barn door on eligibility issues for the Tigers hasn’t swung shut just yet.

The MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER reported last week:

Chizik said Auburn is “still getting some things cleared up academically” and isn’t yet sure if all players are in good academic standing.

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