AU's Rollison gets release to transfer

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn has granted quarterback Tyrik
Rollison a release from his scholarship.

The redshirt freshman was one of the Tigers' bigger signing
coups last year. But he was suspended for breaking an undisclosed
team rule in December, didn't travel with the team to the Outback
Bowl and did not go through spring practice.

Junior college transfer Cam Newton won the starting job during
the spring.

Rollison indicated in a February posting on Facebook that he
would transfer to Sam Houston State, a Championship Subdivision
school near his Texas hometown where he would be eligible to play