Observations: Quick notes from what we saw during Practice No. 5 of Auburn football fall camp
The Tigers showed a good look at a potential two-deep during the pace drill, along with some more wide receiver work and the first sight of the punt returners Wednesday.
QB Robby Ashford (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
We’ll be talking to four Auburn offensive assistant coaches — Will Friend, Cadillac Williams, Ike Hilliard and Brad Bedell — after practice today, and you can expect a newsletter from our time with them in your inboxes on Thursday morning.
So we’ve got some classic practice Observations from another near half-hour-long viewing window on Wednesday morning, when the Tigers split time between the indoor facility and the outdoor practice field with clouds threatening rain overhead.
A lot of this will be just straightforward, bullet-point style, but I wanted to make sure to get something out before tomorrow morning.
The customary 11-on-11 pace drill report
Once again, the start of the viewing window was a glimpse at an 11-on-11 pace drill. While the offense continued to blend people through the two units we saw, the defense looked like it had its version of a first team and a second team out there.
EDGE: Derick Hall
EDGE: Eku Leota
DT: Colby Wooden
DT: Marcus Harris
LB: Owen Pappoe
LB: Cam Riley
CB: Nehemiah Pritchett
CB: Jaylin Simpson
NB: Donovan Kaufman
S: Zion Puckett
S: Cayden Bridges
EDGE: Dylan Brooks
EDGE: Marcus Bragg
DT: Jayson Jones
DT: Morris Joseph Jr.
LB: Wesley Steiner
LB: Jake Levant
CB: D.J. James
CB: A.D. Diamond
NB: J.D. Rhym
S: Marquis Gilbert
S: Craig McDonald
The offense was a little different, as we didn’t see T.J. Finley during the pace drill or a few of the regular starters. But here’s what we saw:
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