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Young Defenders Grow Up In Opener

Spencer Pybus

Auburn freshmen defenders Spencer Pybus and Mike Slade talk about the season opener against ULM.

Auburn, Ala.--When you look back on Auburn's 34-0 victory over ULM Saturday night, the story was obviously the defensive performance under first-year coordinator Paul Rhoads. Taking a closer look you'll see the bigger story may have been the performance of the young players on that defense who saw extended playing time in the win. Led in tackles by true freshman cornerback Neiko Thorpe with seven... Recommended Stories