Tag Archive for spring practice

Auburn Post-Spring Depth Chart Breakdown: Special teams

AUBURN – With the first spring practice of the Gus Malzahn era in the books, we’ll take a look at each position on the depth chart and go over the starter, backup and who arrives in the summer. In the 23rd installment of an extensive series, we look at the Special Teams.

The Specialists
Kicker: Cody Parkey (6-foot, 186 pounds, senior)
Punter: Steven Clark (6-foot-5, 232 pounds, senior)
Returners: Quan Bray (5-foot-10, 183 pounds, junior), Trovon Reed (6-foot, 190 pounds, junior), Tre Mason (5-foot-10, 196 pounds, junior), Chris Davis (5-foot-11, 198 pounds, senior)

Coach Gus Malzahn’s View
“We did try a lot of different guys out, but we did not go live a whole lot, so I am not ready to say ‘here is our punt returner.… More

Auburn Post-Spring Depth Chart Breakdown: X Receiver

AUBURN – With the first spring practice of the Gus Malzahn era in the books, we’ll take a look at each position on the depth chart and go over the starter, backup and who arrives in the summer. In the 22nd installment of an extensive series, we look at the X Receiver spot.

The Two-Deep
Jaylon Denson (6-foot-3, 216 pounds, junior), Sammie Coates (6-foot-2, 201 pounds, sophomore)

Coach Gus Malzahn’s View
“Jaylon Denson and Sammie Coates.… More

Auburn Post-Spring Depth Chart Breakdown: Boundary Safety

AUBURN – With the first spring practice of the Gus Malzahn era in the books, we’ll take a look at each position on the depth chart and go over the starter, backup and who arrives in the summer. In the 21st installment of an extensive series, we look at the Boundary Safety spot.

The Two-Deep
Josh Holsey (5-foot-11, 195 pounds, sophomore), Trent Fisher (6-foot-1, 200 pounds, junior), T.J. Davis (6-foot-1, 194 pounds, redshirt-freshman)

Coach Gus Malzahn’s View
“Josh Holsey is a guy that was playing corner and transitioned the last week or so of practice to safety and just came on really strong, and I wanted to put in Trent Fisher and T.J.… More

Auburn Post-Spring Depth Chart Breakdown: Slot Receiver

AUBURN – With the first spring practice of the Gus Malzahn era in the books, we’ll take a look at each position on the depth chart and go over the starter, backup and who arrives in the summer. In the 20th installment of an extensive series, we look at the Slot Receiver spot.

The Two-Deep
Quan Bray (5-foot-10, 183 pounds, junior), Corey Grant (5-foot-11, 201 pounds, junior)

Coach Gus Malzahn’s View
“Slot receiver, Quan Bray; Quan is one of those real versatile guys.… More

Auburn Post-Spring Depth Chart Breakdown: Field Safety

AUBURN – With the first spring practice of the Gus Malzahn era in the books, we’ll take a look at each position on the depth chart and go over the starter, backup and who arrives in the summer. In the 19th installment of an extensive series, we look at the Field Safety spot.

The Two-Deep
Jermaine Whitehead (5-foot-11, 198 pounds, junior), Ryan Smith (6-foot-2, 197 pounds, senior)

Coach Gus Malzahn’s View
“Jermaine Whitehead was probably the safety that had just an excellent spring.… More