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AU’s Slade Provides UGA’s Jones With Some Added Motivation

Auburn offensive lineman Chris Slade has provided Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones with some extra motivation as the two players’ schools head toward their annual clash on Saturday.  Ironically, he was clearly trying to be complimentary:


“You’ve got to know how to identify each front and make each call.  Jarvis Jones, you know that he’s going to be one of the strong keys of their defense.  As long as you know where he’s at and what the front is, we should be all good.

You’ve got to be able to get your hands on him, block him.  He’s a good player, but you can stop him.  It’s not that hard.  You’ve just got to go out there and make the calls, go out there (and) execute the calls and know that he’s probably going to be on the side where the tackle will be made.  He’s the type of player who will be one of the impact players.”


First, with Auburn being 2-7 on the season it’s probably not the time for Slade or anyone else on the Plains to suggest “it’s not that hard” about anything.  But Slade did answer the question that he was asked and his answer was immediately taken — at least the “you can stop him… it’s not that hard” part — to Jones. Read the rest of this entry »

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