Film Room: How Auburn's defensive strategy made a huge difference at Ole Miss

Lane Kiffin's offense has thrived on hitting explosive passing plays. Kevin Steele's defense took that away, and it's a big reason why Auburn is now 3-2.

LB Zakoby McClain (Justin Ford/USA Today Sports)

Last year, Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele used a defensive strategy against LSU’s record-smashing offense that was later imitated, but never truly duplicated.

The Tigers decided to attack Joe Brady, Joe Burrow and company by going away from their base four-man defensive front and using just three…

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