Auburn Football: Recievers Step Up or Stand Back

Posted by Dione Thrift on August-6-2009 Add Comments

One of the big disappointments from last year's team was the lack of playmakers at the receiver position. Will that change this year? Hopefully it will. The Tigers have a new receiver's coach in Trooper Taylor.

Taylor has coached some good players, while at Oklahoma St. and also Tennessee. The Tigers top returning starters, Montez Billings finished last season with 24 receptions for 277 yards, and Tim Hawthorne finished the year with eight receptions and 208 yards.

Granted some of the poor plays were results from poor QB play but I think there is a lot of room for improvement. Coach Taylor made it pretty simple that the best receivers will play, regardless of how long they've been on the team.

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