Auburn’s backfield was already going to miss Michael Dyer. Now the Tigers’ running back depth is getting thinner again, at least for the time being.
The Memphis Commercial-Appeal reports that freshman running back Jovon Robinson is being held out of fall practice while the NCAA investigates allegations that his high school transcript was falsified. A statement from Memphis City Schools — Robinson is from Memphis — says a school guidance counselor stepped down after admitting to creating a fake transcript for Robinson.
When all of this will be cleared up is, well, unclear. Robinson was a four-star back according to Rivals.com and could have earned playing time right away behind Onterio McCalebb. With each day Robinson doesn’t practice, that becomes less likely.