October 25, 2006

Irons is ready to run

Auburn tailback Kenny Irons has never been one to just sit back and watch. He always wants to be part of the action.

But multiple injuries have kept the senior All-American from putting up the type of numbers expected from a preseason Heisman Trophy candidate. His latest, a severe bruise to the back of his right ankle, kept Irons on the sidelines for the Tulane game.

"It's just all these little nagging injuries keep plaguing me," said Irons. "I want to play. I'm a competitor. It mixes me up going out there and being injured."

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