Posted September 02, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Daren Bates
TEAMS: Auburn Tigers
Comments from senior linebacker Daren Bates are featured with news and notes from the Georgia Dome following Auburn's 2012 football opener.

2012 SEC Football Previews: Auburn Tigers

Head coach Gene Chizik and his Auburn Tigers prepare for another season looking to improve their record after going 8-5 and 4-4 in the SEC. The tigers did put an exclamation mark on their 2011 campaign by going to the Chik-fil-A bowl and defeating Virginia 43-24.  Tigers were pretty good rushing the ball 82 plays for 10 yards or more, ranking them 2nd in the SEC and 21st in the...

Clemson Wears Down Auburn 26-19

I knew going in that this game was going to be close. In my SEC predictions I picked Clemson 24-16 because I thought Auburn would have a difficult time finding the end zone with their young quarterback. The only touchdown Auburn had was a 54 yard bomb that Kiehl Frazier hit to a wide open Emory Blake. That play put Auburn up 7-3 late in the first quarter but it would be the only...

Chizik Talks Negatives And Positives In Loss

Auburn coach Gene Chizik discusses problems on defense, positives from the game, and more.

ITAT HD: Chizik Sees Good And Bad In Loss

Auburn's Gene Chizik talks about the loss to Clemson, the positives, and more.

ITAT HD: Blake Talks Improvement After Loss

Auburn wide receiver Emory Blake talks about the loss to Clemson, the play of Kiehl Frazier and much more.

Auburn-Clemson Game Notes, Part 1

Comments from Tunde Fariyike plus news and notes from Auburn's football opener are featured.
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