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StatTiger: Looking for the Right Quarterback

Jeremy Johnson

StatTiger writes about the quarterback competition at Auburn heading into Gus Malzahn's first season as head coach of the football Tigers.

Despite finishing the 2012 season ranked 115th nationally in total offense and No. 112 in scoring, the Auburn Tigers were actually No. 16 nationally in "explosive play" ratio. Auburn averaged a pass play of at least 15 yards or a run play of 10 yards or more every 5.9 offensive snaps. The national average last season was 1 every 6.7 plays and Auburn's ranking was No. 2 in the Southeastern...

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