August 14, 2008

Sophomore DT making move

Zach Clayton enters this season with just eight career tackles.

But the sophomore has been one of Auburn's most improved players during two-a-day practices this fall and is poised for a breakout season. Clayton's improvement is especially evident in pass-rush drills where he's become an almost unstoppable force.

"Yeah, I feel like it's coming together," said Clayton. "I've been doing a lot better job of getting my hips around (in pass rush), flipping them real good. My club, I've been coming real strong with it."

Clayton has certainly caught the eye of his position coach, Don Dunn, who said he was the fourth-best pass rusher on the team, a group that includes...

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