Aubserver Mailbag 43: What does a successful Week 1 look like for the Tigers?
This week: Early-season offensive strategy, depth chart surprises, strange mascots, lunch recommendations, The Killers and a truly unexpected final question
Well, this accidentally got emailed out this afternoon instead of Friday morning. Let’s all just act like you read this Friday instead of Thursday, OK?
RB Shaun Shivers (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
…and we’re back.
The Aubserver Mailbag is back in its regular time slot, where it will be for the 2021 football season. I appreciate everyone’s patience over a rapidly changing fall camp schedule and everyone’s eagerness to ask questions for the return this week.
There’s no need for a long introduction. The Tigers open the Bryan Harsin Era on Saturday night with a home game against an Akron team that was, frankly, quite bad last year. It’s finally here. The game week that we’ve been talking about for 3/4 of a year has arrived.
This week, you asked about how much we can actually learn from Auburn vs. Akron, the early-season offensive strategy, some depth chart surprises, strange mascots, lunch recommendations, The Killers and — undoubtedly — the most surprising and mind-warping question I’ve …