September 11, 2007

Could Burns provide spark for AU offense?

Looking for more playmakers on an offense that currently ranks last in the SEC, will Auburn turn to true freshman quarterback Kodi Burns to provide a spark?

According to AU head coach Tommy Tuberville, if Burns is going to play this year, he needs to earn a spot soon. The AU staff has said on several occasions Burns will have to be the No. 2 QB to avoid a redshirt and play this fall.

"A couple more games go by, Kodi will be looking at redshirting for sure," Tuberville said Sunday.

Whether the strong-armed Burns actually steps onto the field this Saturday or at any point this fall, remains a bit of a mystery. But senior defensive end Quentin Groves sees plenty of potential in Burns, if AU chooses to use him.

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