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AU Walk-on Named SEC Player of the Week

Patrick Tatum prepares to punt vs. NMSU.

AU's special teams coach says he has a reason to be pleased with a new addition to the Auburn football team.

Birmingham, Ala.--Auburn walk-on punter Patrick Tatum has been named the Southeastern Conference's Special Teams Player of the Week. Tatum, who is from Sylvania, Ala., joined the team this summer as an invited walk-on. With an elbow injury to starter Ryan Shoemaker, Tatum has filled in admirably and is averaging 42 yards on his 11 punts. In Auburn's 55-20 victory over New Mexico State, he... Recommended Stories