Nov. 12, 2008
The Auburn football team continued to prepare for Saturday's Southeastern Conference game against No. 13 Georgia with a workout that lasted close to two hours Wednesday afternoon at the practice fields behind the Athletics Complex.
The team worked out in shells, opening practice with a heavy dose of special teams work. The Tigers moved to individual and position drills before breaking into offensive and defensive units to work against the scout teams.
Following practice, head coach Tommy Tuberville said that the team continued to practice with more spirit this week as the Tigers get set to host the first of two rivalry games to conclude the regular season.
"We had a good, enthusiastic practice," said Tuberville. "We worked a lot on the kicking game. Georgia's very good in the kicking game. They have a lot of skilled players so we worked a lot this week on that. We're just trying to get our game plan in knowing tomorrow morning we'll probably have to go inside (due to the weather)."
Auburn (5-5, 2-4 SEC) and Georgia (8-2, 5-2 SEC) will meet Saturday at 11:30 a.m. CT in Jordan-Hare Stadium. The game will be televised by Raycom.
Auburn leads the all-time series with Georgia, 53-50-8, but the Bulldogs have won the last two games in the series. The Tigers are just 9-13-2 against Georgia in Jordan-Hare Stadium, but did win games in 2000 and 2004. The teams will be meeting for the 112th time in the seventh-most played football rivalry in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
The Tigers will return to the practice fields Thursday morning.