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Young Defenders Striving For The Top

Auburn sophomores Jeffrey Whitaker and Jake Holland discuss the Tigers' defense heading into the new year.

Auburn, Ala.—With only eight defensive players on the roster that have started a game at Auburn, and two of those having just one start each, the Tigers will head into the 2011 season short on experience. The positive thing for Coach Gene Chizik and defensive coordinator Ted Roof is that what Auburn lacks in experience it makes up for in talent. Any successful defense begins up front and that is...

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