FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson, left, wide receiver Darius Slayton, center, and wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers, right, celebrates Johnson's touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Southern, in Auburn, Ala. Overshadowed entering the season by teammate Kamryn Pettway and other SEC runners, Johnson has delivered three straight huge performances for the Tigers leading up to Saturday's game at LSU.
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson, left, wide receiver Darius Slayton, center, and wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers, right, celebrates Johnson's touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Southern, in Auburn, Ala. Overshadowed entering the season by teammate Kamryn Pettway and other SEC runners, Johnson has delivered three straight huge performances for the Tigers leading up to Saturday's game at LSU. Brynn Anderson, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson, left, wide receiver Darius Slayton, center, and wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers, right, celebrates Johnson's touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia Southern, in Auburn, Ala. Overshadowed entering the season by teammate Kamryn Pettway and other SEC runners, Johnson has delivered three straight huge performances for the Tigers leading up to Saturday's game at LSU. Brynn Anderson, File AP Photo

Auburn's Kerryon Johnson outshining more heralded SEC backs

October 12, 2017 8:39 AM