The loss to Mississippi State is disappointing but not devastating in terms of Auburn's future. Last year after a similar loss to LSU on the road, the team bounced back after a bye-week and everything fell into place for the Tigers to have an extremely rewarding season [...]
The ever-vocal coach weighed in on the College Football Playoff race. "I don't even see it's close. You guys are smiling. I don't even think it's close. You think I'm going to piss somebody off because I'm saying that?"
Eleven SEC players and one SEC coach are on the ballot for the Class of 2015 for the College Football Hall of Fame. The ballot, which includes 75 players and six coaches from NCAA FBS schools and 87 players and 25 coaches from other divisions, was released by the National Football Foundation on Wednesday.
Spurrier sent his South Carolina troops into two games against Malzahn's Cam Newton-led offense in 2010, took on Malzahn in 2011, and he admitted at SEC Media Days that he spent the offseason trying to find concepts from Auburn's running game that he could incorporate into his own offense.
"We mixed and matched some things in the off week and tried to make sure everyone got as close to full speed as they can be this time of year, but we feel pretty good about the guys who played the last couple of games and where they're at," offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee said on Tuesday night.
08/30 vs. Arkansas (W 45-21) 09/06 vs. San Jose State (W 59-13) 09/13 -- Open Date -- 09/18 @ Kansas State (W 20-14) 09/27 vs. Louisiana Tech (W 45-17) 10/04 vs. LSU (W 41-7) 10/11 @ Mississippi State (L 23-38) 10/18 -- Open Date -- 10/25 vs. South Carolina 11/01@ Ole Miss 11/08 vs. Texas A&M 11/15 @ Georgia 11/22 vs. Samford 11/29 @ Alabama