Aubserver Mailbag 50: The One That Painter Wrote

This week: An all-time Auburn offense, Bo Nix, Crocs & socks, short kings, Christopher Nolan, throwing things at Jeremy Pruitt and more

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You asked — no, you didn’t — now you shall receive.

Ferg was kind enough to trust me with what is often his most-read newsletter of the week. Since I was a boy, I’ve said that your greatest strength is your biggest liability.

Meanwhile, Auburn is in the midst of what seems like a perfectly timed open week. Perhaps the Tigers will be close to full strength heading into the Ole Miss game, ideally with Owen Pappoe back in its lineup. The extra week allows Harsin and his team to focus inward, improve their run game and prepare for one of college football’s best play callers in Lane Kiffin.

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Please build out your own Auburn offense with current or past auburn players.


I’m going to curb the question to players that I have been fortunate enough to watch in my lifetime. I know Bo Jackson was probably a solid player, but I was not alive during the…

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