Auburn Has Security Firm to Enforce Player Curfew

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Auburn athletics has hired a private security firm to help enforce player curfews.

The Montgomery Advertiser ( ) reports that Event Operations Group is working with the team's player development staff on the curfew checks.

A company official says it began sending employees to players' off-campus homes shortly after a player was arrested on a public intoxication charge on Aug. 25.

Coach Gene Chizik says the extra assistance helps him keep tabs on players who live off-campus. He says the company helps enforce an 11 p.m. curfew he implemented at the start of the season.

Chizik wouldn't go into details, but he says he always does what's best for the team.

The Tigers are seeking their first Southeastern Conference win against No. 5 Georgia in Auburn on Saturday.

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