September 26, 2007

Auburn commit pulling double-duty

After an injury to Picayune (Miss.) High's starting running back early in their second game against Madison Central, Auburn commitment Drew Cole has found himself pulling double-duty this season.

In addition to his cornerback duties, Cole has taken over the tailback job, leading Picayune (2-1) to two straight wins.

The 6-foot, 180-pound Cole has rushed for 302 yards and three touchdowns on 41 carries (7.4 avg.) in two games.

"The first game it happened I was real tired," said Cole. "But I got in better shape real quick. The team needed me so I had to step in there and fill a gap. It worked out good."

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