September 30, 2008

Auburn adjusting offense to fit talent

Exactly what offense is Auburn running this year?

Head coach Tommy Tuberville and offensive coordinator Tony Franklin called it the "Auburn offense" this week.

It certainly has plenty of elements of the spread attack that Franklin brought with him from Troy when he was hired more than nine months ago. But the offense has increasingly evolved, or devolved depending on your point of view, into a product with elements from several different offenses including the power-I, which was AU's bread and butter during Tuberville's first nine years on the Plains.

Tuberville said there's a good reason for the changes the offense has undergone since the start of the season.

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