AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn safety Zac Etheridge participated in
full-contact drills for the first time since a neck injury last
Etheridge worked in a scrimmage Saturday. It was his first
full-contact work since a season-ending injury against Mississippi
Afterward, he says it struck him that the last time he played at
Jordan-Hare Stadium, he was taken off the field on a stretcher.
The scrimmage mostly was a chance for the coaches to evaluate
many of the young players.
They're trying to figure out which of them will be able to
contribute this season. The Tigers open in two weeks against