Quarterback Jason Campbell prepares to throw a pass at the AU football complex. The redshirt junior is bigger than he was last year, pushing nearly 230 pounds on the scales as he heads into the season as the clear No. 1 QB.
Senior linebacker Dontarrious Thomas works on his pass coverage skills. DT is expected to be one of the top players in the Southeastern Conference this season. His position coach, Joe Whitt, says that Thomas is worthy of All-American consideration.
David Irons, a newcomer at cornerback, sticks like glue on wide receiver Jeris McIntyre at a voluntary summer workout organized by the players on the 2003 AU football team. Irons, from Dacula, Ga., is transferring to AU as a redshirt sophomore.
A pair of newcomers from south Florida, defensive end Stanley McClover from Dillard High in Fort Lauderdale and QB Courtney Denson from Central High in Miami, watch their teammates run passing drills. McClover and Denson both arrived on campus early to get a head start on the 2003 season.
Wide receiver Ben Obomanu runs a pass pattern. After seeing significant action as a true freshman, Obomanu is expected to be an improved player as a sophomore.