Auburn is to get All-SEC offensive linesman Alex Kozan back for the start of the 2015 season, Gus Malzahn said at SEC Media Days. Kozan missed the whole of last year after herniating a disk in his back, but has returned for non-contact drills and was cleared to return for the start of the season although still isn’t in full shape. “He’s a tough guy coming back,” Malzahn said.
The last time Alex Kozan opened the season as a starter for the Auburn Tigers, he helped the team improve from a 3-9 mark to a 12-2 record and a BCS National Championship appearance. For his efforts, Kozan was named to the Football Writers Association of America's Freshman All-America team in 2013. Unfortunately for Kozan his run quickly came to a halt, as his sophomore season was...
The offensive guard has fully recovered from back surgery on a herniated disc in the summer of 2014, but Auburn coaches have not yet allowed him to compete in full-contact drills in spring practices.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
April 17, 2015
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