Summer AU Football Workout Photo Gallery 14

Auburn's players are busy getting ready for the upcoming 2006 football season with afternoon workouts twice a week focusing on both the physical and mental part of the game. Auburn opens the season against Washington State on Sept. 2.

Cornerback David Irons is expected to be one of the top players at his position in the country.

Tight end Gabe McKenzie is a physical player that has improved his pass catching since arriving on campus last year.

Linebacker Will Herring is taking on a leadership role with the Tigers as one of the seniors on the team this fall.

Wide receiver Rodgeriqus Smith is bigger and stronger and should be in the playing rotation this fall as a sophomore.

Linebackers Courtney Harden, Alonzo Horton and Kevin Sears walk on the field before a recent afternoon workout.

Cornerbacks Jonathan Wilhite and David Irons celebrate a defensive stand during 7-on-7 drills.

Defensive end Octavious Balkcom is listed as the back-up to Marquies Gunn on the strong side heading into two-a-days.

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