No Pads? Interesting, But Necessary In Auburn’s No-Depth Situation

Posted by Brooks Webb on August-10-2009 Add Comments

Sunday marked the first day that NCAA football teams were allowed to line up in full pads, opposed to the shells (shoulder pads and shorts) they've been in for their first few practices.

When the full pads go on, coaches and players alike can begin to get an idea of what to expect this season.

Auburn head coach Gene Chizik decided against the pads on Sunday for reasons beyond his control. The depth issues the Tigers will deal with all season come into play now more than ever.

Having a healthy team for the September 5 opener is obviously the number one concern for everyone at Auburn. With a roster that is nowhere near close to full, Chizik can't afford to do much else.

So far, he has done a great job of emphas...

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