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Young Defenders Play Big Role For Tigers

Zach Clayton

Auburn had to rely on several young defenders to play big roles Saturday night against Vanderbilt.

Nashville, Tenn.--Up 13-0 Auburn was in good shape for a victory against the Vanderbilt Commodores behind a defense that is considered one of the best in the country. Then two of the players the Tigers can ill afford to lose went down and things changed in a hurry. With cornerback Jerraud Powers and defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks going down late in the second quarter things became dramatically... Recommended Stories