AUBURN, Ala. — Still three days before A-Day, but a two-deep is coming into focus. Here’s what we saw in this morning’s pace drills, and other than the yet-to-be-explained absence of safety Demetruce McNeal (and the notorious rotation of the quarterbacks/tailbacks), the first unit seems to be close to set in place.
QB Kiehl Frazier, RB Corey Grant, WR Jaylon Denson, WR Quan Bray, WR Trovon Reed, TE Brandon Fulse, LT Greg Robinson, LG Alex Kozan, C Reese Dismukes, RG Chad Slade, RT Patrick Miller.
DE Dee Ford, DT Jeffrey Whitaker, DT Gabe Wright, DE Kenneth Carter, LB Kris Frost, LB Cassanova McKinzy, star Justin Garrett, CB Jonathon Mincy, SS Jermaine Whitehead, FS Trent Fisher, CB Chris Davis.
QB Jonathan Wallace, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, WR Ricardo Louis, WR Sammie Coates, WR B.J. Trimble (walk-on), TE CJ Uzomah, LT Shon Coleman, LG Devonte Danzey, C Tunde Fariyike, RG Jordan Diamond, RT Shane Callahan.
DE Craig Sanders, DT JaBrian Niles, DT Ben Bradley, DE Justin Delaine, LB Anthony Swain, LB LaDarius Owens, star Adam Dyas (walk-on), CB Ryan White, CB Josh Holsey, SS Ryan Smith, FS T.J. Davis.
On the sideline
RB Tre Mason (ankle)
FB Jay Prosch
TE Ricky Parks
OL Avery Young (shoulder)
DE Nosa Eguae
DT Angelo Blackson (shoulder)
LB Chris Landrum
LB Javiere Mitchell (concussion)
CB Jon Jones
DE Keymiya Harrell (out for spring, injury)
LB Jake Holland (morning class)
CB Robenson Therezie (daughter born)
S Demetruce McNeal (unknown)
WR Melvin Ray
DL Tyler Nero
Pat Sullivan ~ Samford head coach, 1971 Heisman winner
Jeremy Johnson ~ Carver-Montgomery senior, 4-star QB commit arriving this summer