Aubserver Mailbag 17: Pass rushers, quarterback situations and runaway hype trains
Plus: Defensive schemes, name rankings, the transfer portal, NFL Draft reform, fighter pilots, NBA Draft stock and 2000s emo record labels
DE Derick Hall and Colby Wooden (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
Welcome back to the Aubserver Mailbag. This week has been another eventful one, with the fireworks around the Plains coming more from Bruce Pearl and his newly freed point guard than Bryan Harsin’s football program in transition.
This week’s football questions were more big picture for 2021 and beyond, which I have to say is a pretty nice alternative from all the coaching staff chatter. You guys are also looking ahead to the future of the Tigers on the hardwood, thanks to The Sharife Cooper Effect™.
With the emergence of Hall and Wooden as pass rushers the 2nd half of the season, considering a new staff/scheme, and T.D. Moultry now moving back to his natural LB position, who steps up as the next wave AU pass rusher to support Hall and Wooden in getting after a QB’s ass?
The new era of the Auburn pass rush is going to be fascinating to watch, in my opinion.
Under Kevin Steele, the plan was straightforward — …