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 [...]
AUBURN, Alabama - Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn gives a few injury updates and discusses facing Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks Saturday during a press conference after practice at the Athletic Complex tonight. Watch all Malzahn's comments here....
Bobby Bentley, formerly a successful coach at powerhouse Byrnes High (Duncan, S.C.), will reunite with his former receiver (Nick Jones) and former quarterback protege (Dylan Thompson) when the Gamecocks come to the Plains for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff inside Jordan-Hare Stadium.
"I feel like with particularly Brandon and C.J., we've got the two guys that give us the best chance there," Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee said. "We might look at doing some things to help those guys out and try to focus on what they do better, but those are two senior guys we're counting on."
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?"
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