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August 14, 2014

Auburn football: Defense battling bevy of injuries

AUBURN, Ala. — At every level of Auburn's defense, the unit is dealing with injuries. Nearly two weeks into the Tigers' fall camp, defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said that's been "my biggest frustration." As a coach, Johnson pointed you enter a camp and "pleasant surprises" and "disappointments" emerge in equal measure.

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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.