AU's defensive linemen are shown at a summer workout. Seniors Quentin Groves (left) and Josh Thompson (center) work out with sophomore Jermarcus Ricks (right), who is back in action after missing spring drills with a knee injury.
True freshman Ryan Pugh is part of an impressive class of incoming freshman offensive linemen. Pugh is getting an early start at voluntary summer workouts.
Bo Harris, who played prep school football last year in New York state, will be a freshman linebacker this season for the Tigers.
Michael McNeil, a 2007 Auburn signee from Davidson High in Mobile, is getting his feet wet as a college player at voluntary summer workouts. McNeil is expected to play safety this fall.
Sophomore tailback Ben Tate will be challenging for a starting assignment in year two on the AU campus.
Reserve offensive lineman Lee Tilley (left) and Rudy Odom (right), who is trying to make a comeback at offensive guard after having to give up football due to a medical problem, work out on the AU campus.
Tiger offensive players are shown at a summer workout. The group includes (left to right): tackle Antwoin Daniels, tailback Ben Tate, Mike Berry, Jason Bosley, Tyronne Green and King Dunlap. Tight end Cole Bennett (no shirt) is at the front of the group.
Ben Tate outraces Quentin Groves (right) as they head to the finish line in a 40-yard challenge race at an AU summer workout.
Quentin Groves (left) edges senior Zach Gilbert (right) in a 40-yard race.
Freshman quarterback Kodi Burns works on his pass drop during a summer workout at Auburn.
Blake Field, the backup quarterback for the Tigers last season, is throwing the ball much better this summer after being bothered by a shoulder problem in spring drills.