October 11, 2007

Auburn opening up the offense

There's a simple answer to Auburn's turnaround on offense.

Turnovers.

In consecutive losses to South Florida and Mississippi State, AU committed 10 total turnovers. In three straight wins since, the Tigers have turned it over just three times.

But if you dig a little deeper you'll find several other factors.

Quarterback Brandon Cox has certainly stepped up his play as has both of AU's young tailbacks. The return of junior tailback Brad Lester and adding a couple of more true freshmen to the offensive line has brought more toughness and energy to the group.


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