Auburn’s defensive line will be one unit to watch this season following the departures of Derrick Brown and Marlon Davidson. Then recently, the Tigers saw Coynis Miller Jr. leave the program.

So what’s Kevin Steele to do as defensive coordinator? Well, he has plenty of options. Steele added that there may be growing pains at defensive tackle, but there won’t be a talent deficiency inside. Miller’s absence leaves the likes of Zykeivous Walker, Jay Hardy, Dre Butler, Marquis Burks and Daquan Newkirk.

“You have 300 pounds on your right ear, and 300 pounds on your left ear and have bad intentions to maul you,” Steele told reporters.

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