Vols Must Stop Auburn's Big Freight Train Ground Game

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 11/05/2013 6:34 pm

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Auburn Tigers have plowed their way into Southeastern Conference title contention with Tre Mason and the running game.


Mason said Tuesday the seventh-ranked Tigers' offense is like "a big freight train" that's hard to stop once it gets going. That was true against Arkansas when Auburn won 35-17 despite attempting only nine passes.


The Tigers lead the SEC and rank sixth nationally averaging 306 rushing yards a game.


Now, Auburn faces the SEC's worst run defense statistically Saturday against Tennessee. That apparent matchup advantage doesn't require much change in philosophy.


Center Reese Dismukes says Auburn approaches every game with the mind-set that "we're going to run the football."


No team in the SEC has attempted fewer passes or run the ball more times than the Tigers.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Vols Football Scoreboard
Vols Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Top Stories
No. 14 South Carolina rallies, beats Vandy 48-34
Dylan Thompson threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for another score as No. 14 South Carolina rallied from 14 points down Saturday night to beat Vanderbilt 48-34.
General Sports News
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.