When Auburn's training camp opens later this week, the front-line linebacker spots will be relatively quiet compared to the position battles expected to rage along the defensive line and in the secondary.
Williams, who caught five passes for 88 yards and one touchdown in the spring game, adds another deep threat to the Tigers' attack, which was buoyed by the sharp routes and speedy separation of Sammie Coates last season. Williams was even referred to as a "once-in-a-lifetime" player by receivers coach Dameyune Craig before the national championship.
Former Auburn slugger Frank Thomas didn't mention steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs during his induction speech at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Some thought he would as he became the first heavy hitter from baseball's so-called steroid era to be admitted to membership in the National Pastime's shrine. But maybe the fans gathered for the enshrinement ceremony already had made a statement on steroids, similar to the one made by the veteran members of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Auburn beat reporter Brandon Marcello will take your questions at 2 p.m.
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