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Auburn Football 2016: Post-Practice 15 August Press Conference Recap

Gus Malzahn met with the media on the "final day" of Fall Camp as the Tigers prepare to go back to school, tomorrow. See what he had to say to the assembled media. All credit to the beat writers who were there.

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Life around the Loveliest Village on the Plains has gotten busier over the last weekend as students began arriving back in town for the beginning of the 2016 Fall Semester. With that comes the end of the Auburn Tigers "Fall Camp." They'll take the day off tomorrow for the first day of classes before beginning the true season preparations.

Today is a two-a-day practice, and Gus Malzahn met with the media following this morning's practice session. He had quite a few things to talk about, as you can imagine.

The biggest focus, as you would expect, was on the QBs. Gus wants to name one soon but isn't going to do it until he's 100% sure. I kind of take that to mean "I may name one, but you're not going to know about it until Clemson." Maybe not, though. Once the race is narrowed down to 2 (as he says he is aiming for) I think we'll know a lot more.

Perhaps the best news, to me, is that some of the injured or "missing" players should be back very soon. They may all be back by the end of this week. With Jamel Dean's injury, Marshall Taylor is needed even more. Tre Williams is the most experienced returning linebacker, so we need him healthy. I hate that Kyle Davis missed all of Fall Camp, but he at least had Spring Practice, too, so he should be familiar with the offense. He just needs to get actual reps in on the practice field. Tony Stevens should hopefully be back soon, too.

Gus made an interesting statement that the QB has to be more of a runner no matter which one wins the job. That could be interpreted in so many different ways. I'm just going to take it at face value. The QB has to be a threat to at least take off if it's there. His best offenses that did not feature a dual-threat QB still had QBs that rushed for a few hundred yards.

I don't know what type of media availability there will be from here on with practices as the team begins prep work for Clemson and the season as a whole. Information is probably going to be a bit harder to come by. Verified information, at least. We'll still try to keep you as up-to-date as we can. For now, though, here are the tweets!