Auburn fined $250K for fans rushing field following Iron Bowl
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Shortly after Auburn's 26-14 win over No.1 Alabama in the Iron Bowl, the Southeastern Conference released a statement fining the university.
"The Southeastern Conference announced today that Auburn University will be fined for a violation of the league's access to competition area policy, due to fans entering the field following its football game against the University of Alabama on November 25," they said in a statement according to multiple media reports.
Auburn University will have to cough up $250,000 for what the conference says is the third offense against Auburn. The previous two came at a basketball game against Kentucky in 2016 in which Auburn defeated the Wildcats 75-70. The other offense came in 2013 after the famous "Kick 6" game against Alabama.
According to the statement released, penalties range from $50,000 for a first offense, to $100,000 for a second offense and $250,000 for "third and subsequent offenses."
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