October 14, 2012
THE CAMERA EYE: Auburn at Ole Miss, Pt. 1
One thing I found odd during the Tigers' 41-20 loss at Ole Miss was their stubbornness.
In football, being stubborn isn't always a bad thing. It can keep a defensive end at home on a reverse or a safety in position to defend a gadget play.
Today, we'll look at two ways the Tigers were stubborn Saturday in ways that were detrimental. The first case is on offense, where the outside runs to Onterio McCalebb seem to have run their course, so to speak. The second is Ole Miss' zone read play, which Auburn struggled to defend throughout the first half.
A change in assignments -- specifically formulated for Ole Miss -- weren't adopted universally and led to a series of costly breakdowns. They're a big reason why Auburn conceded 41 points and 451 yards Saturday.
So let's take a look ...
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