July 29, 2007

Auburn returns plenty of talent at TE

Auburn tight ends coach Steve Ensminger is in an enviable position.

Cole Bennett returns for a second run at his senior season after suffering a broken ankle against LSU and missing the final 10 games of 2006. Also back are sophomores Tommy Trott and Gabe McKenzie who split most of the snaps filling in for Bennett.

"It's as talented a group we've had since we've been here," said Ensminger. "We have depth and we have athletic kids. I really think the first three can hold up in the running game and I know they're athletic enough to get downfield and catch the football."

Perhaps Ensminger's toughest challenge will be finding enough playing time for all three. But he's already got a plan for that.

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