The former five-star recruit is beginning to look comfortable playing weakside linebacker in Ellis Johnson's scheme. That's not good news for SEC opponents (or Kansas State QB Jake Waters on Thursday night) but it could be for NFL teams in need of a chase linebacker.
Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee helped led quite a resurgence with the Tigers last season. Now its Year Two for the Gus Malzahn regime. What is the staff hoping to see from QB Nick Marshall and the rest of the Tigers as they move on and play without Heisman finalist Tre Mason.
Auburn returns to the BCS National Championship Game this season, thanks in part to the steady play of quarterback Nick Marshall, a first-year junior college transfer. The past, present and future tells us this is a positive trend.