Tigers aim to return pride to program

Originally Published: April 22, 2009
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

AUBURN, Ala. -- When defensive coordinator Gene Chizik left Auburn for Texas in 2004, the Tigers were coming off a perfect 13-0 season.

Future NFL quarterback Jason Campbell directed the Auburn offense, along with current NFL running backs Ronnie Brown and Cadillac Williams.

With future NFL cornerback Carlos Rogers starring in the secondary, the Tigers led the country in scoring defense in 2004, allowing only 11.3 points per game.

Five years later, Chizik is ...

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