Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced on Tuesday that a few players will sit out all of spring practice, and a handful of others will be limited due to injuries, according to Ryan Black of Auburn Undercover.
Running back Kerryon Johnson, safety Tray Matthews and defensive back Jeremiah Dinson will all be sidelined while recovering from surgeries. Additionally, wide receiver Stanton Truitt and defensive back Josh Holsey will be limited.
Johnson and Matthews are each recovering from shoulder surgeries, while Dinson had an operation to repair a serious knee injury suffered in November, in which he tore three ligaments in his right knee.
Truitt also underwent shoulder surgery and Holsey is returning for a fifth season after suffering an ACL tear in the second game of the 2015 season against Jacksonville State. Early enrollee freshman receiver Kyle Davis may also be limited in the spring due to a shoulder surgery.
Auburn began spring practice on Tuesday and will have 15 sessions, ending with the A-Day game on April 9 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.