Welcome to Derek Mason's Candy Shop

Edge defenders are going to be asked to do a lot in Auburn's new defensive scheme. The new head man is excited about those possibilities.

DC Derek Mason (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)

Mike Bobo told Derek Mason not to use “any Stanford or Vanderbilt words” in his first media interview session as Auburn’s defensive coordinator.

Mason used “kinesthetic” during an answer. He also used “smörgåsbord,” and he probably knew where to put the accent marks on it.

But when he was asked about his edge…

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