Fall Camp 15: The Auburn players we're watching closely during preseason practices
Auburn had quite a few spring breakouts earlier this year. Now it's time to look at the ones who could make big moves right before the start of the 2021 season.
WR Elijah Canion (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
The offseason officially comes to an end later this week, when Auburn football opens its first fall camp under Bryan Harsin.
There will be plenty of attention on the quarterbacks after all the summer talk of competition. Few college football teams took advantage of the transfer portal and the one-year instant waiver better than the Tigers, so there will be quite a number of new faces to plug in and get rolling in the month before the season opener against Akron. Mike Bobo and Derek Mason both have schemes very different from what Auburn has run recently, and those will be rounded into shape during camp as well.
The stars are already well-known at this point for Auburn — Bo Nix, Tank Bigsby, Owen Pappoe, Zakoby McClain, Roger McCreary, Smoke Monday, etc. But some of the biggest and most important developments from practices come from the players who might not be can’t-miss household names.
Today’s newsletter is all about those players — 15 …