Aug. 11, 2008
AUBURN - Cooler weather and mostly cloudy skies welcomed the
Auburn football team on Sunday as the Tigers practiced for the ninth day
in a row with a two hour session on the intramural fields.
Sunday's practice came on the heels of the first scrimmage of
2008, which was held in Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Having an
opportunity to review film, Tuberville addressed his take on the
"We got some things accomplished in the scrimmage yesterday,
but we got mentally and physically tired," Tuberville said. "Most
guys got about 30-35 plays, on both sides of the ball. Right now, we are
just worried about fundamentals and technique. We'll worry about
conditioning next week when we start school. It was a good scrimmage. We
have a lot to work on."
Tuberville noted that Sunday's practice was used to work on
mistakes made during the scrimmage.
"Today, we worked on some of those mistakes from the
scrimmage," Tuberville said. "The weather helped a lot today.
We'll go twice tomorrow and try to get better. We've got about
six more days of two-a-day practices, with only three actual days of
going twice. We're going to work a lot on the kicking game this
The Tigers will hold two sessions on Monday at 8:15 a.m. CT and
Auburn's season opener is August 30 when the Tigers host
Louisiana-Monroe at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Single-game tickets are
available for the Louisiana-Monroe, Southern Miss, Arkansas and
Tennessee-Martin home games. To purchase tickets visit
www.auburntigers.com or call 800-AUB-1957.