Here is an Associated Press notebook from Auburn.
By JOHN ZENOR
AP Sports Writer
AUBURN, Ala. - Rodgeriqus Smith walked up to fellow Auburn receiver Courtney Taylor before fall camp bursting with confidence.
"Man, I'm going to start," he pronounced.
It was a bold statement for a walk-on who had to audition just to make the team two years ago. But true to his word, Smith is a starting receiver going into the fourth-ranked Tigers' opener against Washington State.