Can Auburn's recent run at linebacker continue into a new era?
The last staff turned the position into a force again. The new staff has inherited an ideal situation — and those inside the program think that can last for a while.
LB Owen Pappoe (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
Prologue: The Past
It’s only natural to focus on what’s happening right now. But in order to fully appreciate the next two phases of Auburn’s linebackers — the present and the future — they need to be placed in the proper context.
Auburn had hit a rough point in its history at linebacker when Kevin Steele and…