Auburn finished up its first day of two-a-days with a light practice on the turf fields Tuesday afternoon.
Linebacker Merrill Johnson looks good this fall and has gained nearly 20 pounds since arriving last summer.
Cornerback David Irons runs full speed during a drill on Tuesday. Irons is quickly solidifying himself as a starting corner for 2005.
Tight end Gabe McKenzie has come on strong of late, but still looks like he's facing an uphill battle to see action this fall with Tommy Trott and Andrew McCain both playing well also.
True freshman safety Patrick Trahan practices blocking punts with coach Eddie Gran. They use volleyballs to avoid hand and finger injuries.
Guard Timmy Duckworth prepares to pounce on a defensive back during an offensive session Tuesday.
Cornerback Montae Pitts is playing his best career football at the moment and has responded well to the challenge presented him by coach David Gibbs after the spring.