Garrett May Be 'Star' of New Defensive Scheme

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Garrett May Be 'Star' of New Defensive Scheme

Even the name of the position makes it special. The “Star” — a hybrid linebacker and safety role — is the key to Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson’s 4-2-5 scheme, providing flexibility, speed and some power. Justin Garrett has been given the first opportunity to fill that role for the Tigers in spring practice, occupying the edge of the first defensive unit group.

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