The Auburn Tigers have their work cut out for them if they wish to aspire to a better season than 2011, but their running game will not be among any of the deficiencies. Auburn has a strong running game heading into 2012.
Critics of the Tigers said they would have difficulty running the ball without Cam Newton. They subsequently said they no chance at all when Michael Dyer was suspended and ultimately transferred.
Onterio McCalebb's two-touchdown performance against Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Bowl proved otherwise. It showed that Auburn's running game was alive and well and ready to dish out some damage in 2012.
Here is why Auburn's underrated running game is going to give the SEC a "run for its money."