October 5, 2009

Auburn fans doing their part

There are a number of reasons for No. 17 Auburn's 5-0 start.

A new coaching staff under the leadership of head coach Gene Chizik has reinvigorated the entire program. The offense is piling up yards and points at a record-breaking pace and the defense leads the SEC in turnovers.

But Chizik said it's much more than what you can see on the football field. He credited the fans as a big reason for Tigers' success this season.

"I'm excited about our fans," Chizik said. "When we pull up to the stadium they are there waiting on our football team. They do their job.

"…We have the greatest fans in the country and I want them to know that we know that they're there and it makes a difference and we appreciate it."

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