Auburn coaches Tommy Thigpen and Willie Martinez talk about the challenge of facing the explosive…
Linebacker Doing Double Duty For Tigers
Auburn, Ala.--Looking for reinforcement at the middle linebacker position, sophomore Justin Garrett is getting work there and is making progress, according to Tommy Thigpen, who coaches the position for the Tigers. Following Wednesday's two hours plus practice in helmets, shoulder pads and sweat pants, Thigpen said, "I will tell you what, he has done a really good job. He is the most vocal I have ever seen him. At that position you have to be very vocal. "He has been playing the dime and will (weakside) linebacker and that doesn't call for that much talking," Thigpen pointed out. "The mike (middle) does all of the talking. Watching him he has been natural at it. He is really quick-twitched and he has a great attitude about taking a leadership role this week. Thigpen said that Garrett will definitely see action at middle linebacker on Saturday as the Tigers play Alabama A&M on Senior Day at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The Tigers have had three middle linebackers on the depth chart. Jake...
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