AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Shon Coleman finally finds himself engaged in the kind of battle an athlete covets, fighting for a starting job instead of survival.
The Auburn sophomore is vying with Patrick Miller this spring to replace Greg Robinson at left tackle, four years after being diagnosed with cancer. It's all about football these days for a former five-star prospect who's at long last getting his chance to live up to the billing.
"This time last year, of course we had a close eye on him," Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said on Tuesday. "Everything he went through with his treatments and everything with that.