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October 11, 2013

Ryan Black: Nick Marshall's role as leader no longer a debate

It doesn’t matter if Nick Marshall plays Saturday. Facing an opponent that has lost in Western Carolina that has dropped 31 consecutive contests against Division I opponents (of both the FBS and FCS variety), Auburn won't necessarily need the services of its starting quarterback to win its homecoming contest.

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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.