RunInRed 12,159 Posted September 22, 2014 Share Posted September 22, 2014 DC Ellis Johnson Phillip Marshall/247Sports (via YouTube) Ellis Johnson said overall the defense was good in win over Kansas State... Johnson says the QB was the key to stopping Kansas State @ITATJason Ellis Johnson: "We didn't play a clean game for an assignment standpoint."... Ellis Johnson: Kris Frost was in "right place, right time" on sacks. ... Ellis Johnson defers to Malzahn re: Jermaine Whitehead. Josh Holsey will be at safety until and unless JW9 returns @JamesCrepea Johnson on Josh Holsey: "He didn't have but one half of a practice and one light practice" to get used to playing at safety again.@wareagleextra Johnson: "I thought all of our guys out back played well." Specifically mentioned Josh Holsey's game after limited practice time at safety.... Johnson on LA Tech: "They've got the ability to be very multiple...they've got a good quarterback...but they can also play power football." @JFergusonAU Auburn DC Ellis Johnson: "Up front played pretty well. We're still concerned" about pass rush. Got to get creative to get to QB.@bmarcello Johnson on reserve LB Anthony Swain: "He played 10 snaps and he needs to play more. … I really need to rotate him in more."... Johnson on soph. safety Rudy Ford: "He continues to improve drastically. He just shows up. … He still has to get consistent with his eyes." ... Johnson on the DL: "I don't think any of them had a breakout game or a dominant game, but they all played well." ... Johnson on converted CB Trovon Reed: "He's made steady progress. It's to the point we feel now he can play as much as the starters." ... Johnson on run defense: "It's good. We're kind of the opposite of what we were last year when we struggled stopping the run." @AUBlog Aubun's Ellis Johnson said, at times Thursday, "We had four guys lined up in the secondary that didn't play defense at Auburn last year."... Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said Trovon Reed made "three big plays" against K-State. "Overall, he played really solid." ... Auburn D-coordinator Ellis Johnson: "This year we've played really good against the run…but we haven't been able to find that pass rush." ... Auburn's Ellis Johnson on his defense: "We've got some young players in key roles." @AUGoldMine Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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