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Auburn Football 2016 Post Practice #7 Player Interviews

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No coaches were available, tonight, but there were some players who spoke with the media tonight. All credit, as always, to the beat writers who were there.

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The media got to speak with #Legatron for the first time this year, and he had some great things to say. I love that he's confident in his leg from 60 yards and in. We've seen that he's easily capable of that in the past, though. If his accuracy is on point, I don't see any way he doesn't walk away a finalist and probably winner of the Lou Groza Award this season.

JF3 working at the back-up holder position is intriguing. That was reported the other day and led to the Batman Vine (Batman in this case was a reference to the Swinging Gate play). I could definitely see that being used as a trick play at some point.

I really hope Carlson doesn't go pro after this season, but if he wins the Groza, then there's a big chance he does it. He's already graduated from Auburn, so there's no reason for him to stick around even if he does go undrafted. He's going to get on a roster with his leg strength and accuracy.

I hope Darrell Williams is right about Travis Williams' coaching style and that it leads to linebackers as fierce as T-Will himself was. I didn't have a tweet in here about it, but Williams also mentioned that Tre Williams* is still missing time at practice from his injury last week.

I love Jason Smith's confidence in the defense. I just hope he's right.

Darrell Williams

Jason Smith

*Anyone else feel like Blazing Saddles with some of our players and coaches? We have so many named Davis and Williams. I can't help but think of those scenes where someone says "Dr Samuel Johnson's right about Olson Johnson being right."