All eyes will be on Auburn as the Tigers travel to Manhattan, Kansas, to take on Bill Snyder's Wildcats. The out-of-conference match up will showcase two Top 20 teams in front of a nationally televised (ESPN) prime time audience [...]
Auburn's defense has given up just 107 rushing yards in its past 10 quarters; speedster Corey Grant got a light night's work; Australian punter Matthew Shiel may serve a specific purpose going forward; Nick Ruffin becomes the first freshman to earn a key role.
"That was just a setting off point for us," Louis said. "We needed something to spark us up, get the defense going, get the offense going. That first touchdown really kind of helped us get a little boost."
No. 5 Auburn's 20-14 victory at No. 20 Kansas State will not turn many heads, but one of the ugliest victories in the Gus Malzahn era could prove to be a building block for the Tigers as they dive into SEC play.
The junior receiver has not yet recovered from a left-knee injury he suffered in the season opener against Arkansas, offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee said after the Tigers' 20-14 victory at No. 20 Kansas State.
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 10/04 vs. LSU 10/11 @ Mississippi State 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