Redshirt freshman Courtney Taylor is a young player who is expected to challenge for a starting job this season. He is shown in Wednesday's practice, the first of preseason 2003 for the Auburn football Tigers. Quarterback Kelcy Luke (16) gets ready to pass the ball. No. 5 is QB Courtney Denson.
Redshirt freshman cornerback Montae Pitts works on his defensive back skills in Wednesday's workout. Pitts spent most of his redshirt year at wide receiver.
Freshman defensive back Eric Brock runs a pass coverage footwork drill at his first AU practice.
Junior Lamel Ages (26) gives freshman Brock some pointers. Ages is expected to see signficant action at cornerback this year. No. 27 in white is Zach Gilbert, a walk-on defensive back from Florence. No. 27 in blue is tailback Brandon Jacobs, who were No. 5 in the spring.
Running backs coach Eddie Gran gives a pointer to true freshman tailback Carl Stewart (32).
Tight end Steve Ross makes an impressive catch in traffic between linebackers Dontarrious Thomas (54) and Karlos Dansby (11).