September 4, 2007

Notebook: Coleman scoops and scores

Scoop and score.

It's a drill the defense works on every day in practice and it paid off for Auburn Saturday night when defensive end Antonio Coleman scooped up a fumble by KSU quarterback Josh Freeman and rumbled 34 yards for a touchdown.

The fumble was caused when defensive end Quentin Groves blindsided Freeman. The game-clinching touchdown came just seconds after AU took a 16-13 lead with a clutch TD drive.

"After halftime, I told the defense that we'd have to score on defense," said Coleman. "Me and Q were talking about it on the sideline as the game was progressing. He came up and made a big play and I picked it up and scored."

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