Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Neiko Thorpe Ready to Shine...

Auburn defensive back Neiko Thorpe could be ready for a break out season in 2010. AuburnEagle.com staff writer, Rednilla takes a look at Thorpe's career so far and goes in depth on Thorpe's chances of a successfull year on the Tiger defense.

The article starts as follows: Last year, while Jerraud Powers was busy making 63 tackles as a rookie with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts instead of enjoying his senior year as an Auburn Tiger, Neiko Thorpe was doing a lot of growing up through the bashing he took from a certain segment of the Auburn fan base. Thorpe was charged with the task of taking over Powers’ starting role a year ahead of time, and when he was not immediately as good as the impact NFL rookie, some fans used such verbiage as horrible, pathetic, and even garbage.

You can read the rest of the article HERE.

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