Auburn Football: At Spring Practice, the Defense Returns with Confidence

Posted by Kevin McGrady on March-25-2010 Add Comments

This is shaping up to be a defining spring practice for the Auburn defense. As was mentioned in earlier articles, coach Gene Chizik confirmed that Auburn could use more 3-4 defensive sets in 2010. He also confirmed that Daren Bates will be playing some linebacker and nickel in 2010.

Coach Ted Roof said that the 6'1", 209-pound true freshmen linebacker Jessell Curry and 6'4" 240-pound defensive end Craig Sanders did fine in their first practice. He seemed to be pleased with the practice and content with the condition the team returned in.

Coach Tracy Rocker had some of the best news for the first day of spring training. The defensive tackles have obviously been working hard in the offseason. Nick Fairley checked in at 6&rsqu...

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