Auburn Tigers News: Takeo Spikes chosen for HS Hall of Fame, 3 basketball players earn SEC awards

In today's edition of Auburn Tigers News, former LB Takeo Spikes has been tabbed for induction to the NCHS Hall of Fame, and three Auburn basketball players earn SEC postseason awards.

Nov 14, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers former player Takeo Spikes greets fans during the
Nov 14, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers former player Takeo Spikes greets fans during the / Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
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In today's edition of Auburn Tigers News, former LB Takeo Spikes has been tabbed for induction to the NFHS Hall of Fame, and three Auburn basketball players earn SEC postseason awards

An Auburn football legend, former linebacker Takeo Spikes, is set to be inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame this summer. Before he played Auburn football, Spikes played linebacker and tight end at Washington County High School in Sandersville, Georgia.

Over his high school career, Spikes' helped Washington County achieve a 41-3 record, including a 15-0 season in 1994 that resulted in a state championship, per AL.com. He went on to start three years at Auburn before heading to the NFL, where he would play for the next 15 years. Spikes is already in both the Alabama and Georgia Halls of Fame.

Three Auburn basketball players earn SEC postseason awards

Earlier this week, the SEC postseason awards — voted on by the conference's head coaches — was released, and multiple Auburn basketball players were recognized.

Johni Broome was named first team All-SEC, and became the second player in Auburn basketball history to be a USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week and the fifth player in program history to be named to the SEC All-Defensive team. This morning, it was announced that Broome was also named to the All-America third team, making him the 14th Auburn basketball All-American.

Jaylin Williams was given SEC honors for the first time in his career in his final season of college basketball, earning a spot on the All-SEC second team. He holds the Tigers' record for most career games played and is the winningest player in Auburn basketball history.

And finally, Aden Holloway earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team, becoming the 19th player in program history to do so. He currently leads the Tigers in made three-pointers (50) and is averaging 7.8 points per game this season.