LSU fullback J.C. Copeland took a few shots at Auburn a few months after LSU destroyed Auburn at home 45 – 10 last season while on their way to a BCS championship appearance. His comments didn’t go unnoticed though because now Auburn players have responded.
Copeland mentioned that Auburn’s defensive players were moving out of the way of the bruising back.
“After the first couple of hits, everybody (on Auburn’s defense) was just backing up. They didn’t want to hit at all. (…) Before I got to them, they just fell down and just laid on the ground,” Copeland said. “I actually said, ‘C’mon man, you’re better than that. C’mon, hit me.’ That was like the only game I went home and had no nicks and bruises at all.”
Auburn players Corey Lemonier and Demetruce McNeal said Copeland’s comments were mentioned by the coaching staff this week and will be their billboard material.
“It’s just a huge disrespect to us and what we stand for,” Lemonier said. “We’re just going to use th