August 10, 2010

Notebook: Freeman focused on future

When Eltoro Freeman joined Auburn's 2009 signing class, the hype that surrounded his apparent speed and strength electrified the Tigers' fan base.

But when the linebacker didn't start the season-opener and saw marginal playing time in the second game, questions about his abilities and knowledge of the defense sprang up.

He admitted that he wasn't completely comfortable with his assignments, and when he would make a mistake he became his own worst enemy.

"Last year I put a lot of pressure on myself to try and come in, and do this and do that," Freeman said. "And things weren't...

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