September 25, 2008

Healthier Fannin ready to breakout

He was built up to be one of Auburn's biggest playmakers on offense.

But through the first four games, Mario Fannin has carried the ball four times and caught five passes for a total of 60 yards. He's also returned one kick for 24 yards.

That's 2.5 touches per game, far below preseason expectations.

Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville said Fannin's surgically repaired shoulder is a big reason he hasn't gotten a lot of snaps so far this fall. Tuberville hopes that changes over the next few weeks.

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