March 2, 2007

Auburn sets sights on Saturday scrimmage

Auburn's defensive players have heard it all week during 11-on-11 work against the offense: Stay up. Don't tackle to the ground. Just hit and wrap up.

Saturday will be a little different.

The Tigers are set to hold their first scrimmage of the spring, which is scheduled to begin around 10:15 a.m. inside Jordan-Hare Stadium, and tackling will be encouraged.

"Tomorrow we're going to do very little mentally, but we're going to get after it in the scrimmage," said head coach Tommy Tuberville.

Tuberville said not much would be held back. He plans to work on just about everything.

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