All eyes will be on Auburn as the Tigers travel to Manhattan, Kansas, to take on Bill Snyder's Wildcats. The out-of-conference match up will showcase two Top 20 teams in front of a nationally televised (ESPN) prime time audience [...]
"We're steadily making progress," Johnson said. "We've got some young players in some key roles. We're not a real experienced defense, but at least they've been in this system another year, so it's starting to help us in that respect."
Philadelphia Eagles rookie wide receiver Jordan Matthews had caught three passes for 54 yards in the first two games of his NFL career. In Game 3 on Sunday, the former Madison Academy standout caught eight passes -- two for touchdowns.
In the aftermath of a disappointing offensive night, statistically the worst night in Gus Malzahn's 17 games since taking over as Auburn's head coach, Lashlee watched the film and found himself frustrated.
Coaches do not expect to rest the junior receiver during Saturday's game against Louisiana Tech. "Sammie made it though the (Kansas State) game fine," Lashlee said. "He wasn't full speed, but he made it through the game fine. He's getting better."
Auburn coordinators Ellis Johnson and Rhett Lashlee are scheduled to meet with the media following Sunday's wrap-up practice to kick off Louisiana Tech week.
08/30 vs. Arkansas (W 45-21) 09/06 vs. San Jose State (W 59-13) 09/13 -- Open Date -- 09/18 @ Kansas State (W 20-14) 09/27 vs. Louisiana Tech 10/04 vs. LSU 10/11 @ Mississippi State 10/18 -- Open Date -- 10/25 vs. South Carolina 11/01@ Ole Miss 11/08 vs. Texas A&M 11/15 @ Georgia 11/22 vs. Samford 11/29 @ Alabama