Preseason Football Practice Photo Gallery 17

Scenes from Auburn's Saturday football practice are featured.

Freshman linebacker Craig Stevens runs through a drill while linebacker coach James Willis observes.

Redshirt freshman defensive end Antonio Coleman works on a kickoff coverage drill.

Wide receiver Rodgeriqus Smith prepares to catch a tennis ball shot out of a machine at Saturday's practice. The drill is designed to improve the receiver's reflexes. Smith's play has been one of the highlights of preseason and the walk-on worked with the first team on Saturday.

Rodgeriqus Smith prepares to make a catch in the tennis ball drill as tight end Tommy Trott (in the background) watches the yellow ball. Offensive coordinator Al Borges says he has been impressed with the walk-on's play going back to spring training this year.

New defensive coordinator Will Muschamp makes coaching points at Saturday's practice. He notes that he liked the effort from Friday's scrimmage.

Newcomer Greg Smith (53) practiced in shoulder pads for the first time at Auburn on Saturday. Head coach Tommy Tuberville keeps a close eye on the noseguard, who is trying to get in good enough condition to contribute in the season opener. On Sunday Smith can put on full pads because it will be his fourth practice.

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