Several Auburn players including Sammie Coates, Reese Dismukes, Nick Marshall, Cameron Artis-Payne and Gabe Wright are practicing with pro coaches and in front of scouts in hopes of landing with a team in the upcoming NFL Draft [...]
Florida's defensive back coach and recruiting coordinator, Travaris Robinson, has joined Auburn's staff.
"I'm very excited about returning to Auburn where I played, received my degree, and was a graduate assistant. Auburn has provided me so many opportunities and I'm excited to be able to give back to a place that has meant so much to me. I have a lot of respect for Coach Malzahn and I'm looking forward to working for him. My family and I are glad to be back home." [...]
The loss of Carl Lawson to a torn ACL created a hole in the pass rush the Tigers were never able to fill. Four players -- DaVonte Lambert, Elijah Daniel, Gimel President and LaDarius Owens -- rotated regularly at defensive end, but Auburn also exhausted every option in an effort to find somebody who could get a pass rush going.
"We're definitely going to emphasize the pass game more," co-offensive coordinator Dameyune Craig said last week. "That means the ball will be spread out a little bit more than it has in the past. I think the receivers will prosper from Jeremy Johnson's emergence as quarterback next year."
Therezie, who spent two seasons as Auburn's starter at the hybrid linebacker-safety role in Ellis Johnson's 4-2-5, is projected as an undrafted free agent by most draft analysts at this point.
08/30 vs. Arkansas (W 45-21) 09/06 vs. San Jose State (W 59-13) 09/13 -- Open Date -- 09/18 @ Kansas State (W 20-14) 09/27 vs. Louisiana Tech (W 45-17) 10/04 vs. LSU (W 41-7) 10/11 @ Mississippi State (L 23-38) 10/18 -- Open Date -- 10/25 vs. South Carolina (W 42-35) 11/01@ Ole Miss (W 35-31) 11/08 vs. Texas A&M (L 38-41) 11/15 @ Georgia(L 7-34) 11/22 vs. Samford (W 31-7) 11/29 @ Alabama (L 44-55)