Running back Tre Smith talks about Auburn's final spring scrimmage and trying to earn the starting…
Final Spring Scrimmage Receives Mixed Reviews
Auburn, Ala.--After a strong start by the offense, the defense rallied in the final spring training scrimmage and practice produced a standoff between the offense and defense. Running the ball each time on the opening series, the No. 1 offense pounded the ball 80 yards on 15 plays before junior tailback Tre Smith ran around left end behind a big block from fullback Jake Slaughter for a touchdown from two yards out. Considering that there were no touchdowns in Saturday's A-Day game, that is what head coach Tommy Tuberville and offensive coordinator Al Borges were hoping to see. "Coach Borges told us when we went out there we were going to run right at them until they showed they could stop us," said quarterback Brandon Cox. "We kept running it and stayed in good situations where we didn't have to throw it." All the lefty QB had to do on the first series was read the defense and hand off the ball to Smith or Carl Stewart. Smith opened the drive with runs of 14, 5, 8, 4, 7, 3, 3 and...
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