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Redshirt freshman Nick Coe continues to stand out among all of Auburn's defenders.

Auburn football: Defensive phenoms keep stealing the show

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Don’t mess with the Auburn defense

Two of Auburn’s defensive stars were recognized by the SEC on Monday for their outstanding performances in Fayetteville.

Junior Jeff Holland totaled 1.5 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss, recovered a fumble and came up with 3 tackles. He was named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

Redshirt freshman Nick Coe also got a nod from the conference and was named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Week. Coe, from Asheboro, N.C., amassed a career-high 6 tackles (he got credit for 1/2 a sack and 1/2 a tackle for loss, too).

In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights:

Next time out set 

Auburn knows exactly when it will be facing Texas A&M in College Station.

The Tigers will kick off in Kyle Field on Saturday, November 4 at noon ET. The game will be televised on ESPN.

In other Auburn football news:

Tweet of the day 

The start of college hoops is right around the corner.

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