November 19, 2006

Notebook: Tigers earn time off

After playing 12 straight games, Auburn's football players and coaches will finally receive some well earned time off this week. The team will have the week off for Thanksgiving break with the coaches next scheduled meeting not until Monday, Nov. 27.

"I turned everyone loose this week, players and coaches, to relax and get out with their families," said AU head coach Tommy Tuberville. "It's been a long 12 weeks. I want everyone to get away from it. The recruiting is getting ready to start. We're going to spend a lot of time away from our families. This is one week we can count our blessings for what happened, knowing that we've put in some long time in and it's paid off for us.

"We want to appreciate the players who play for us. They've really laid it on the line for us during the last three months."


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