18 days until Auburn football kicks off the 2017 season.
Today we recognize a notable number 18; Kodi Burns.
Burns played quarterback and wide receiver for Auburn from 2007 until 2010. Burns started seven games at quarterback during the 2008 season. Burns was a wide receiver for Auburn’s 2010 SEC Champion and National Champion team. Burns caught a 35 yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton in the 2010 National Championship game against Oregon.
In February of 2016, Burns was named wide receivers coach for Auburn and again work under head coach Gus Malzahn.
War Eagle Kodi!
In continuing our celebration of former players here at Auburn, today we are shining light on former defensive back #19 Ryan White. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Florida. He had 115 carries for 640 yards and six touchdowns. In his freshman season at Auburn he appeared in six games and totaled six tackles. In his sophomore season, he played in all 13 games with two starts, 17 tackles and three breakups. In his junior season, he was moved to corner-back and played every game with nine tackles. In his senior season, he took on the role of corner-back/safety, he had 54 tackles including four tackles in the SEC Championship win over Missouri, and five solo stops versus Florida State in the BCS title game. He was also a participant in the All-Star bowl. He signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers and now plays for the Atlanta Falcons. War Eagle Ryan!
We are now 23 days away from the return of Auburn football.
Today we will recognize a notable number 23; Ronnie Brown, who was Auburn’s running back from 2000 until 2004.
The Rome, Georgia native redshirted during the 2000 season. Throughout his time at Auburn, Brown split the running back duties with Carnell Williams. Brown’s best season came in 2002 when he gained a career high 1,008 yards on 175 carries and scored 13 touchdowns. He also had a receiving touchdown during the 2002 season.
Brown finished his Auburn career with 513 carries, 2,707 yards and 30 total touchdowns.
Brown was selected with the number two overall pick by the Miami Dolphins in the 2005 NFL Draft. Brown played 10 seasons in the NFL for the Dolphins, Eagles, Chargers and Texans.
In 2016, Ronnie Brown was named Auburn Sports Network’s new sideline reporter for Auburn football games.
War Eagle Ronnie!