Auburn, Ala.--More photos from Auburn spring football practices are featured.
Defensive end Michael Goggans, who will be a redshirt sophomore this fall, is pushing for a starting job.
Antoine Carter, who saw action last fall as a true freshman, is expected to be an important part of Auburn's defensive front at end this season.
A.J. Greene, who redshirted last fall in his first season at Auburn, gets pointers from defensive end coach Terry Price.
Merrill Johnson, who has significant starting experience at linebacker, is healthy again after an injury-plagued junior season.
Center Mike Berry works on blocking defensive lineman Zach Clayton (left).
Craig Stevens (46), who will be a redshirt sophomore this fall, is another linebacker who was limited by injuries last season. Tray Blackmon (10) is will be a junior this season.
Cornerbacks Walter McFadden (6) and Jerraud Powers (8) run a pursuit drill.
Safeties Blake Shrader (43) and Jonathan Vickers work in a pass coverage drill.
Linebackers Josh Bynes (17), a sophomore, and senior Courtney Harden (56) look for instructions from their position coach, James Willis.
Tight end Brent Slusher makes a catch in an 11 on 11 drill at Tuesday's practice.