March 16, 2007

Time to shine for junior OL

If there's been one constant on the offensive line this spring it's been junior Tyronne Green who is stepping into the starting lineup after backing up Ben Grubbs the last two seasons.

Green has graded out high in both scrimmages this spring earning praise from offensive line coach Hugh Nall.

"He's had a good spring so far," said Nall. "He's done a lot of good things."

Grubbs is expected to be the first Auburn player taken in next month's NFL Draft. But left tackle King Dunlap, who started all 13 games beside Grubbs last year, thinks Green will be a more than capable replacement.

In fact, he thinks Green may turn out even better than Grubbs.

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