Auburn DC wasn’t happy Tuesday

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 15, 2014

Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson wasn’t happy on Tuesday.

According to reports, Johnson didn’t get the answers he wanted from the second Tigers scrimmage the other day.

First-team defense isn’t the problem, even though Auburn is battling injuries, it was the second team that Johnson is the most disappointed in.

“I was disappointed in our scrimmage overall,” Johnson said on “The scrimmage was mainly what we call Blues, it was some guys who are fighting/competing  for starting jobs, some guys who are competing to get into that two-deep. I didn’t think we made a lot of progress in that area.”

One thing he was pleased with was the first team’s response to different situations that Nick Marshall and Auburn’s front presented, the article said.

“The main focus was to put the first group in some specific situations. That was really good. We did some of what we call ‘Dirty Show,’ that’s blitz, live blitz and they also did some third and long, and that was really good.”

The scrimmage lasted 50 plays.