August 10, 2006

Notebook: Young linebackers stepping up

Heading into the start of preseason practice, the linebacker position appeared to be one of Auburn's deepest and most talented units. But less than two weeks into fall camp, that depth is being put to the test.

Two suspensions and a few injuries has Auburn linebacker coach James Willis shuffling his lineup to get the best combination of players on the field.

"It's training camp," said Willis. "We have some guys who are going to miss some playing time and we've got some injuries. Right now, we have to find the best combination for our team."

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