Auburn’s working again room is skinny proper now, as they solely have three scholarship working backs at the moment on campus, however coach Cadillac Williams remains to be enthusiastic about his group.

The whole lot begins with the star working again, Tank Bigsby, who’s seen by some as a possible Heisman candidate. Williams praised his play and the way he’s off the sector.

“The sky is the restrict for this younger man,” Williams stated. “You’re speaking a few man who has an ideal perspective. A man who’s chasing excellence, not solely on the soccer discipline but additionally off the sector… He’s clever past his years. It’s his time to place within the work and lead this workforce.”

Depth at working again within the SEC is essential, and Williams couldn’t assist however reward his No. 2 man, Shaun Shivers.

“I can not say sufficient nice issues about Shaun Shivers,” Williams stated. “He’s one among my favourite gamers I’ve had a possibility to educate. He’s tremendous essential to this workforce, he’s been enjoying since his freshman yr, he’s a reliable man, he’s had a extremely good spring… I’m wanting ahead to seeing him on this offense.”

Final season, Devan Barrett opted out of the season, and this yr he’s again, however enjoying his authentic place of working again. Barrett arrived at Auburn as a working again earlier than transferring to vast receiver then defensive again.

“You might inform early on via his conditioning, he needed to knock off some rust,” Williams stated. “He’s beginning to get in that soccer form, beginning to get extra confidence. If he continues to work arduous, I do assume he may have a possibility to assist us.”


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A working again that isn’t on campus but, however might be in the summertime is freshman Jarquez Hunter, and he’s one other man that Williams raved about.

“Jarquez Hunter, wow,” Williams stated. “I’m telling you, man, I’m enthusiastic about this child. You discuss a child who works arduous. I imply, this man always sends me movies of him figuring out. I feel the chance to return in and play early is there… However, man, I’m simply telling you – that child’s perspective and work ethic, that child goes to achieve success.

Operating backs are going to be thrown the ball on this offense, and Williams spoke on how essential it’s to be an all-around again. 

“To play on this offense you’ve received to be a whole again,” Williams stated. “Probably the greatest mismatches on the sector is a working again towards a linebacker.”

Williams was requested about how the run recreation would seem like in coach Bobo’s offense and his reply was very easy.

“Man, we’re going to run the soccer,” Williams stated. “We’re gonna fly off the ball and get downhill… We’re gonna be bodily.


Henry Patton | Sports activities Author