September 18, 2006

McKenzie, Trott must step up to fill big loss

Saturday's win over LSU was as big as they come for Auburn. The Tigers are now in the driver's seat in the SEC West race and remain a strong national championship contender moving up to No. 2 in the AP poll.

While the win brought a lot of excitement to the Plains, it did come with a cost. Starting tight end Cole Bennett suffered a broken ankle in the second quarter and will be out for six to eight weeks, perhaps longer, after undergoing surgery Monday.

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