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Posted by GUERRY CLEGG on August 4, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. -- From a football standpoint, the first day of preseason practice might be the least important as the learning pace is intentionally slow. As far as establishing a foundation, it may be the most critical.
As Auburn held its first practice of the season Tueday, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn gave the incoming freshmen an opportunity to observe the veterans. The coaches made sure the veterans embraced their roles as leaders.
"That's the first day out there. You've got to earn it every day," Malzahn said. "You're competing against other people every day in practice. Just that high level of intensity and attention to detail, really just that want to. You got to get better each practice."
Posted by AARON BEARD on August 2, 2015
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title as head coach.
Posted by LAUREN CHRISTOPHER on August 1, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn's offense has plenty of expectations heading into the upcoming season. Meanwhile, the defense is under pressure to improve under the leadership of new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp.
Posted by LAUREN CHRISTOPHER on July 30, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. -- The Tigers have been known for their running game, but this season, Gus Malzahn has has said he will emphasize an offensive plan centered around the quarterback's strengths.
Posted by LAUREN CHRISTOPHER on July 29, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn knows who its starting quarterback is in Jeremy Johnson, but the Tigers don't know who will line up with him in the backfield as coach Gus Malzahn has yet to name a starter.
Posted by LAUREN CHRISTOPHER on July 28, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. -- It's no secret that the Auburn Tigers have a load of pressure on their backs for the 2015 season. Multiple players have been placed on preseason watch lists, and the team has been predicted to win the SEC championship at SEC media days. Not to mention this season will be one of reconstruction after the all-star seniors are up and gone.