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April 21, 2012

Auburn football: Other than Daren Bates' spot, linebacker competition wide open for Tigers

AUBURN, Ala. -- As the Tigers break spring practice and head into the summer, one position is a clear area of need for Auburn's new-look, highly aggressive defense.

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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.