December 25, 2006

Price excited about young defensive ends

Even with Quentin Groves expected to return for his senior season, the defensive end position will be a question mark heading into 2007. That's especially true on the strong side where Auburn has rotated two seniors throughout this season.

Fortunately AU defensive ends coach Terry Price will add three talented redshirt freshmen to the mix next season. It's a group he's getting a close look at during bowl practice.

"They're coming along," said Price. "It's the first time for them to come out there and bang hats with the veterans. As practice progresses, we're seeing more and more out of them. They're all working hard and the main thing they're trying to learn is the tempo of how we practice."

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