January 3, 2007

Borges, Cox confident offense can rebound

In his first two seasons as offensive coordinator, Al Borges had Auburn's offense near the top of the SEC. But in 2006, it was a different story.

The Tigers finished No. 6 in scoring offense and No. 9 in total offense, averaging over a touchdown less per game this season. Still, they managed to win 11 games including Monday's 17-14 squeaker over Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl.

With quarterback Brandon Cox returning for his third year as the starter, a stable of talented tailbacks and tight ends, and some very talented redshirts ready to step into the spotlight, there is reason for optimism heading into the offseason.

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