14 numbers that show just how impressive Tank Bigsby has already been for Auburn
The true freshman running back has wasted no time being the brightest spot on the Tigers' offense. Here's a deeper dive into his massive instant impact.
RB Tank Bigsby (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
There are plenty of reasons for Auburn fans to be frustrated by the Tigers’ offense through three weeks of the 2020 season — especially considering the massive numbers being put up elsewhere in the SEC and throughout college football.
However, there are several reasons for optimism, and none are bigger than Tank Bigsby.
Against Arkansas last Saturday, Bigsby became a household name with his highlight-reel runs and big-time production in an ESPN-televised game. And he did it in just his third career game, having quickly risen to the top of the depth chart at Auburn as a true freshman.
Here are 14 numbers from Arkansas and Bigsby’s season so far that show just how much he’s been able to immediately impact the Auburn offense.
And why 14 numbers for Bigsby? It’s all because of a stunning stat No. 1.
1. Bigsby forced 14 missed tackles on his 20 rushing attempts against Arkansas, which is the most of any FBS player in a single game since 2014.
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