Nick Brahms admits he sometimes thinks about the moments when he didn’t do his job the right way on the offensive line.
It just makes the Auburn center work that much harder. He’s striving to be at his best for the fierce and rugged competition he faces week to week in the SEC.
“I’ll be in the weight room and think about one of the times I got beat. I get extra reps in because of it,” Brahms said. “It’s all about preparation. When you prepare enough and you understand what it takes, it helps a lot.”
Brahms is coming off his best season yet for the Tigers. And now the former Navarre Raider is aiming to add to that success while helping Auburn contend for an SEC crown.
Auburn ended its year at 9-4 after a loss to Minnesota in the Outback Bowl. That sour ending delivered a hit to the joy the Tigers experienced a little over a month earlier when they edged rival Alabama in the Iron Bowl. It also cost Auburn a 10-win season.
“We weren’t very pleased. I don’t think anyone was,” Brahms said.
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