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Big Plays Hurt Defense, Roof Says

Comments from Auburn defensive coordinator Ted Roof are featured after AU's loss to LSU.

Baton Rouge, La.--Auburn's problems tackling opposing running backs weren't the big issue they had been in recent weeks, but Coach Ted Roof's defense was burned by big plays in the passing game as the Tigers fell 31-10 to LSU on Saturday night. LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson was the star of the game as he hit 21-31 passes for 242 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran the ball for 26 net yards... Recommended Stories