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Good Start, Horrible Finish for Tiger Defense

Daren Bates and teammates are looking for answers.

Defensive coordinator Ted Roof and key members of the Auburn defense talk about their struggles vs. Clemson.

Clemson, S.C.--After holding Clemson to 34 yards and forcing punts on the first three possessions for the home team, the wheels came off the Auburn defense, which from that point on allowed eight consecutive drives of 60 yards or more, five of which went for touchdowns. In Auburn's 38–24 loss to Clemson, the defending national champions' first in 18 games, the Achilles' heel for the defense was... Recommended Stories