What we learned in Week 1 of Auburn spring practice, position-by-position
Following Saturday's fully open practice at Jordan-Hare Stadium, let's review the main takeaways from each unit on Bryan Harsin's roster.
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The first week of Auburn football spring practice signaled the start of a new era. The last seven days featured a lengthy opening press conference by Bryan Harsin, a roster update that featured quite a few notable changes, two player interview sessions and, most notably, the first fully open practice for the program in more than a decade.
For Harsin, his first real football work as the Tigers’ new head coach could be described in just one word — but he had a lot to add to it, too.
“I’d say it was solid right now,” Harsin said Saturday. “We’re putting in new systems, so a lot of this is all the DNA, it’s all base. The adjustments, all the other stuff off the concepts right now are not in, so we’re just right into the base, foundation, DNA of what we’re installing on both sides and special teams. … But overall, it’s been solid. I still think, just as a staff, we have some details that we have to continue to keep coaching better. We have some drills that we …