September 21, 2009

Monday Morning QB: West Virginia at AU

Auburn 41 MVU 30

Welcome to the second week of's newest feature, Monday Morning Quarterback, where each week former Auburn players give their thoughts and opinions on the Tigers' latest game.

Grab your coffee, pull up a seat, sit back and read all about what they think and thought about Auburn. The former players give their input, insight and opinion of the Tigers' 41-30 come-from-behind win over West Virginia, the current status of their former positions and more.

For objectivity purposes - we want the former players to be honest, good or bad, with their assessments - the ones that wish to will remain anonymous.


Former Auburn offensive lineman:
On the running game against West Virginia…
"I think seeing that 3-3-stack where it looks like they are always bring a guy, every play. The d-linemen were moving a lot on every play. It took us a while to pick it up. They clearly didn't want us to have the corner. They were always looking to contain, trying to push everything back to the middle."

On the 3-3-5 defense of WVU and the problems it poses…
"You just never know what's coming. You know they are going to bring four or five guys on every play. You have to identify where that guy is coming from. We haven't seen a lot of it, which makes it harder. It makes it harder to pick it up, the tendencies and whatnot. Since it was so early in the season, West Virginia probably hadn't showed much on film for Auburn to study."

On the performance on the offensive line against WVU…
"I think they guys played well. I think it was good to see them come back from that early deficit and not give up...........

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