The Auburn Tigers didn’t have the 2015 season they would have hoped and they are banking on turning things around in 2016. They will have to go forward without one of the best offensive linemen as Avery Young declared for the 2016 NFL Draft on Wednesday.
Young has been one of the most valuable pieces along the offensive line for the Tigers the past four seasons. He is certainly going to be missed up front as he heads to the league.
— Rand Getlin (@RandGetlin) January 13, 2016
Young has made appearances in games since 2012. He started in three that year, nine in 2013, 13 in 2014, and 12 in 2015. Despite having played in four separate seasons, he was able to take a redshirt his freshman year before playing too many games for the Tigers, meaning he would have had one more year of eligibility.
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