Players are en route
Guard Byron Isom used his travel stipend to buy a first-class ticket from Atlanta to Tampa. He arrived this morning.
Wideout Terrell Zachery (and a few others) bummed a ride with tight end Gabe McKenzie. They drove through Tallahassee and arrived in Tampa around 2:30 p.m. CST.
Walt McFadden drove north from his pad in Pompano, Fla. He arrived around 3:30.
The Tigers still are arriving at the Hyatt Regency. The players' first official function is tonight when they're invited to attend a Tampa Bay Lightning game. Auburn begins practice tomorrow around 10:15 a.m.
SCHEDULE NOTE: The HABOTN Reporting Team will be making its way toward Tampa on Sunday.