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Auburn football team again coping with death

This undated filer shows a portrait provided by Auburn University of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell. The shooting death of player Jakell Mitchell is just the latest hard hit absorbed by the Auburn football team in the past few years.  (AP Photo/Auburn University)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers have been forced to cope with mounting trauma and tragedy in the four years since winning the national championship, and the latest emotional strain to hit the team was the weekend shooting death of redshirt freshman Jakell Mitchell.

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Auburn WR Sammie Coates declares for NFL draft

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.

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Slain Auburn football player remembered as ‘good kid’

This undated portrait provided by Auburn University shows Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell. Mitchell was fatally shot early Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at an off-campus apartment complex where two former football players and another person were killed in a shooting in 2012, police and reports said. A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder. (AP Photo/Auburn University)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An east Alabama man was already on probation for separate crimes when he was charged with killing an Auburn University football player in a shooting eerily similar to a triple killing two years ago.

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Auburn redshirt freshman Jakell Mitchell shot and killed

Auburn Police investigate a shooting at the Tiger Lodge apartments in Auburn, Ala., early Sunday morning, Dec. 14, 2014. According to the Lee County Coroners office t?he incident occurred at a residence in the 200 block of West Longleaf Drive in Auburn. Jakell Mitchell, 18, a current Auburn University football player was transported to East Alabama Medical Center by ambulance with apparent multiple gunshot wounds and died shortly after arrival at the emergency room from his injuries. (AP Photo/Montgomery Advertiser, Albert Cesare)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a 22-year-old man in the fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell.

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Police: 22-year-old man arrested in shooting death of Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Police: 22-year-old man arrested in shooting death of Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell.

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