Ellis Johnson is gone, but his longtime friend and co-coordinator is grabbing the reins for Auburn's defense in the Outback Bowl. "It's a whole lot of carryover," linebacker Kris Frost said. "It's really not much different at all, to be honest. The intensity and the urgency of practice is higher, because obviously we have a new coordinator."
The backup linebacker's absence affected the Tigers' rotation at weakside linebacker behind Kris Frost, who "had to play too many plays and it probably affected him down the stretch," former Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson said.
One of the most underrated moments from Saturday’s Iron Bowl came after a Blake Sims interception just before halftime. If you keep your eye on the top right of the screen, you’ll see Auburn linebacker blast DeAndrew White with a crushing hit following the interception. ESPN seriously dropped the ball by failing to show a...Read More
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Linebacker Kris Frost insists the Auburn Tigers aren't susceptible to a letdown in between an emotional win and a rivalry game.
The third-ranked Tigers are three-touchdown favorites for Saturday's game against Texas A&M, but have been on a high-wire lately with two straight dramatic finishes.
Frost said Auburn (7-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference), which is third...
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November 07, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Kris Frost and Cassanova McKinzy had been coming through for Auburn even before they combined to make the team's biggest play of the season.
The two linebackers for the third-ranked Tigers have helped turn a position that had been regarded as a liability the last few seasons into a strength of the defense, and they're taking some pride in that evolution.
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November 04, 2014
"I hope he's all right and I know the whole Auburn family hopes he's all right," said Auburn linebacker Kris Frost.
Kris Frost forced a fumble inches shy of the goal line, and as Ole Miss' Laquon Treadwell felt the pain shoot up his leg, Cassanova McKinzy pounced on the loose ball to help seal a 35-31 win for Auburn at Ole Miss.
Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell has had an excellent game in tonight’s pivotal game against Auburn, but it may be over after a deeply unfortunate play at the goal line, on a play that nearly gave the Rebels a lead with under two minutes remaining.
Treadwell, who has 10 catches for 103 yards and a touchdown on the night, caught a screen at the 23 yard line, and appeared...