June 25, 2024

Auburn signs former Cal quarterback Sam Jackson V as wide receiver

Auburn added former Cal player Sam Jackson V as a transfer for its 2024 class. Jackson, who played quarterback in five games for the Golden Bears last season, has signed with the Tigers as a wide receiver.

Jackson transferred to the Golden Bears prior to the 2023 season following two years at TCU. He will have two years of eligibility remaining for the Tigers and is the third transfer, and second transfer receiver, signed by the Tigers, joining former Georgia State receiver Robert Lewis and former Kansas defensive lineman Gage Keys.

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Jackson will be one of many newcomers in the receiver room for Auburn next season, as the Tigers also added four scholarship receivers in the freshman class in addition to the two transfers.

The 5-foot-11-inch, 195-pound rising junior played against the Tigers in 2023, passing for 129 yards in Berkeley, California. Playing a new position, he will suit up for the Tigers to face his former team on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2024, at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

 

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LSU adds an Auburn defensive back and Baton Rouge native for depth in the secondary

LSU added a commitment Tuesday night from former Auburn defensive back Austin Ausberry, a Baton Rouge native and the son of LSU executive deputy athletic director and former linebacker Verge Ausberry.

Austin Ausberry is a redshirt freshman who played in eight games over the last two years. He has recorded two career tackles as a backup defensive back and will have three years of eligibility. Ausberry announced his commitment on social media.

Ausberry played at U-High, where he was a four-star recruit in the 2022 class, according to the 247Sports composite. Ausberry was the No. 186 overall player in the country and the No. 13 prospect in the state.

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