Aug. 17, 2007
Auburn, Ala. -
The Auburn football team held its second scrimmage of fall camp with a 130-play workout under the lights of Jordan-Hare Stadium Friday evening. The Tigers worked on nearly all aspects of the game during the two-plus hour scrimmage, which included light rain for over an hour.
Head coach Tommy Tuberville noted afterwards that the scrimmage was pretty even on both sides of the ball.
"We did a lot of situational stuff tonight," Tuberville said. "It was pretty even. I thought the offense caught up with the defense the last week. This was a physical practice. Brandon (Cox) played a lot more than he did last week. I thought that we competed a lot better offensively. We scored more touchdowns. We did a lot of short yardage and goal line tonight. That was pretty even on both sides."
The team also worked on goal line, short yardage and two-minute drills during the practice and also worked on all phases of special teams.
Tuberville also noted that during the scrimmage the squad worked on the new TV timeout rule, which calls for a 15-second clock, instead of a 25-second play clock after a television timeout.
Auburn returns to the practice fields Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. CT on the Athletic Complex practice fields.
The Tigers open the 2007 season on Sept. 1 against Kansas State in Jordan-Hare Stadium. ESPN will televise the game, which will kick off at 6:45 p.m.
Individual tickets to the Kansas State, South Florida, Mississippi State, New Mexico State, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss and Tennessee Tech games are currently available. To purchase tickets log on to www.autigertickets.com or call 1-800-AUB-1957.