Auburn football: A bye week visit with the Tigers’ coordinators
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Coordinators make surprise visits with media
Local Auburn media were surprised on Tuesday night with visits from defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey.
The two coaches had a lot of positive things to say after Auburn’s win at Arkansas. Here are some of the stat highlights from the trip to Fayetteville:
When the whole squad fills up the stat sheet. 💯
— Auburn Football (@AuburnFootball) October 24, 2017
Lindsey touched on the improvements Auburn’s offense has made and the potential for success in the coming weeks with a healthy backfield. He also complimented quarterback Jarrett Stidham’s leadership and work ethic, first and foremost.
Steele talked about the importance of the off week for injured defensive players (Auburn’s secondary has been so thin at times that safety Stephen Roberts stepped in and played some corner). The veteran coach also praised some of his younger standouts, as well as athletes who’ve been playing while somewhat injured.
In other Auburn football news:
- Auburn hopeful growing list of defensive backs will be available versus Texas A&M.
- Lindsey explains his running back rotation, which involves playing “the best guys at the best time.”
- Here’s a bye week breakdown of all the positives and problems for Auburn’s passing game.
- Wide receiver Darius Slayton shows the Tigers practiced a trick play before executing it at Arkansas.
- This is how former Auburn players fared in Week 7 of NFL play.
Aly Tetzloff was named the SEC swimmer of the Week on Tuesday after she won each of her three individual events during a dual meet against No. 5 Texas A&M.
The junior won the 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM. Her 100 fly time (53.16) is currently the fifth fastest in the country and second in the conference.
Aly Tetzloff named SEC Swimmer of the Week https://t.co/iO8NzTdgQH
— Auburn Swim & Dive (@AuburnSwimDive) October 25, 2017
Tweet of the day
This was another gem from Steele’s news conference on Tuesday night:
Auburn DC Kevin Steele: "I told T.D. Moultry I would call him 'Field Goal' until he got his first sack. He got a half. I'm calling him T."
— Justin Ferguson (@JFergusonAU) October 24, 2017
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