August 2, 2012

NOTEBOOK: Grant fighting for a big role

AUBURN -- Tailback Corey Grant was a hot topic throughout spring practice when his ability to accelerate rapid through holes made him an intriguing element.

Was that enough to earn the sophomore a meaningful offensive role this fall?

Grant isn't sure. The former Alabama signee said Thursday that his primary goal right now is to solidify full-time work on special teams. Moving into the rotation at tailback isn't a pressing concern.

"I see myself as a big contributor on special teams and just wherever I can help on offense as a running back because we have different things that we do," Grant said. "So - wherever I fit in."

Is he OK with that?

"Yes, sir," Grant said.

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