Auburn's VanGorder from the 'school of big' when it comes to defense

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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:45 pm

As Brian VanGorder watched his defense decline this season, the central problem was never difficult to find.

VanGorder, admittedly from the “school of big,” prefers to have size and strength on defense. His, right now, doesn’t.

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