Alabama might have entered the game with the more talented roster but Gus Malzahn's staff out-coached Nick Saban's staff and Auburn's players never showed an ounce of quit ... Any victory over Alabama is sweet but this game meant so much more. The Tigers took down the No. 1 ranked team in the country, which means Malzahn has returned Auburn to the nation's elite status. [...]
"We do have some challenges. ... Those big receivers are fast and long," says Gus Malzahn. "They give him one-one-one opportunities. But Chris has faced some very good receivers before. We've got a lot of confidence in Chris."
The former Arkansas high school coach followed a different path than most to college football. "There's a lot of high school coaches out there that could be doing the exact same things I'm doing if given the opportunity," Malzahn says.
The bulk of Missouri's strength is across the defensive line, particularly the ends, where Mizzou has all kinds of playmakers, although they've also got some big-time playmakers at both linebacker and cornerback.
08/31 vs. Washington State 09/07 vs. Arkansas State 09/14 vs. Mississippi State 09/21 @ LSU 09/28 -- Open Date -- 10/05 vs. Ole Miss 10/12 vs. Western Carolina 10/19 @ Texas A&M 10/26 vs. Florida Atlantic 11/02@ Arkansas 11/09 @ Tennessee 11/16 vs. Georgia 11/23 -- Open Date -- 11/30 vs. Alabama
Deshaun Davis - Inside Linebacker Raashed Kennion - Defensive End Devaroe Lawrence - Defensive Tackle Chris Laye - Tight End Jakell Mitchell - Tight End Derrick Moncrief - Safety Kamryn Pettway - Running Back Nick Ruffin - Safety / Cornerback Racean Thomas - Running Back Justin Thornton - Defensive End Stanton Truitt - Athlete Sean White - Quarterback D'Haquille Williams - Wide Receiver Tre Williams - Linebacker