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10 Football Questions On Defense

The Tigers will have a lot of continuity on defense for the 2017 season starting with the return of Coach Kevin Steele to coordinate the group. However, despite that and the majority of the starters returning there are still unknowns about how this group will perform this fall. By Mark Murphy

10 Football Questions On Offense

In addition to all of the interest in the quarterbacks, there are plenty of other unknowns on the offensive side of the line of scrimmage. A large number of players are in the mix to earn playing time on the line and at the receiver positions, and it looks like the depth could be better across the board for Gus Malzahn's fifth season in charge of the Tigers. By Mark Murphy

Big Back Has Big Goals For Football Tigers

It would be difficult to find a player in the SEC who had a more eventful breakout 2016 season than Kamryn Pettway. The tailback turned fullback was moved back to tailback as a redshirt sophomore and put up strong numbers. However, he wants more for himself and his team this year. By Mark Murphy

Best Yet to Come, Davis Vows

Carlton Davis had very high expectations for his sophomore season after making an early impact as a Freshman All-SEC cornerback. However, the 2016 campaign wasn't want he wanted as a series of injuries limited what he could do. Full speed and eager to join his buddies on the back line of the defense, he could be one of Auburn's top performers this fall. By Jason Caldwell

Auburn's Men of Steele

After being mired in mediocrity during recent seasons the football team's defense took a big step forward last year under the direction of its new coordinator. Coach Kevin Steele says while that is nice, the 2017 Tigers need to build their own identity and continue to improve. By Stuart Carter