Despite a few struggles with angles and missed coverages down the stretch, Ford still finished as the team leader in tackles, flashing impressive range and a nose for the ball, even if his skills are still a little bit raw.
Auburn's 12-day break from the practice field ends this afternoon at the Auburn Athletics Complex. The Tigers have 10 practices, including the A-Day scrimmage, remaining on the docket after conducting five furious practices before spring break on campus.
The last time Auburn lost this much production under Malzahn, the Tigers' offense experienced steep drop the following season. The Tigers went from top 10 in yards and scoring in 2010 to the bottom half of the country in both categories as they replaced eight starters.
The 6-foot-2, 216-pound receiver figures to be an All-SEC selection in August. He's already considered one of the top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft, and ESPN analyst Mel Kiper has the prospect at the top of his list of draft-eligible receivers.
09/05 vs. Louisville (Atlanta) 09/12 vs. Jacksonville State 09/19 @ LSU 09/26 vs. Mississippi State 10/03 vs. San Jose State (HC) 10/10 -- Open Date -- 10/15 @ Kentucky 10/24 @ Arkansas 10/31 vs. Ole Miss 11/07 @ Texas A&M 11/14 vs. Georgia 11/21 vs. Idaho 11/28 vs. Alabama