November 14, 2006

Auburn running game needs more big plays

Auburn's longest run from scrimmage this season has been 58 yards and that was a healthy Kenny Irons in the opener against Washington State.

Irons also had a 42-yard touchdown run in the 40-14 win over the Cougars but since then only one Tiger tailback has gone over 40 yards for a touchdown and that was freshman Ben Tate against Buffalo.

Last season, Auburn had six touchdown runs of more than 40 yards including Irons' 74-yard highlight-reel dash through the LSU defense.

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