September 23, 2006

Notebook: Freshman RB breaks out

Many expected to see Auburn true freshman running back Ben Tate much earlier than the fourth quarter Saturday. But with the Tigers struggling to put the game away early, the true freshman didn't see the field at running back until the fourth quarter.

Perfect timing, actually.

When Tate was finally sent in, Auburn led just 24-7. It didn't take the 18-year-old long to change that.

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