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Defensive line sets the tone for Auburn defense

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By Greg Ostendorf

AUBURN, Ala. – Clemson’s defensive line might have gotten most of the attention after Saturday’s game in Death Valley, but the Auburn defensive line has shown through the first two games that it's a force to be reckoned with in its own right.

There’s a reason Auburn currently ranks top-10 nationally in total defense.

“I think both times we’ve played, it started and ended with the defensive line,” defensive coordinator Kevin Steele said. “Our defensive line, they’re a physical group. They’re very, very well-coached.