How Auburn's defense can regain its footing against Mike Leach's Air Raid

Kevin Steele's Tigers have had an up-and-down 2020 and are coming into the regular-season finale looking to finish well against a unique attack.

LB Owen Pappoe (Shanna Lockwood/Auburn Athletics)

In 2013, Gus Malzahn’s first game as Auburn’s head coach was a matchup against Mike Leach’s Washington State.

Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday — who would later criticize Auburn’s Nick Marshall after the game — threw 65 passes. He would only complete 53.8 percent of them, though, for an average of 5.3 …

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