Defensive Line

Defensive Lineman have probably the most physically demanding position on the field. They must be big and strong enough to stop the run as well as agile and fast enough to rush the passer.  You’ll often hear the expression that the best defensive linemen have a ‘great motor,’ in other words, they are physically fit, mean, nasty, and relentless! They must also understand their roll within a defensive scheme as it often calls for protecting a gap and taking on two offensive lineman in order to free up a linebacker to make a play. 

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Auburn’s Davis runs back missed field goal for TD

When the Alabama kicker lined up for a field goal, Auburn return man Chris Davis waited in the end zone with almost no time left on the clock. Over the next few seconds, the kick left Griffith’s foot and landed in Davis’s arms, producing maybe the most remarkable finish in college-football history. It also set up the Auburn Tigers’ surprise appearance in Monday night’s Bowl Championship Series title game against the No. 1 Florida State Seminoles.

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You might not think a cancer patient and a college ball player would be a likely pair, but Adreian Payne and 8 year old Lacey Holsworth will prove you wrong. This loving friendship is a testimony to the strong connections we can build with others if we take the time.

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