It would be easy to be concerned about Auburn's remaining games based on the Tigers defensive performance against the Gamecocks. Before going into full blown panic attack, consider the outcome of the games through 8 weeks into the season [...]
Some fans keep commenting on Auburn needing to find an offensive identity which is puzzling to comprehend. Auburn, through 6 games is No. 21 nationally averaging 487-yards per game, and No. 15 in scoring offense, averaging 39 PPG. At team that is struggling to find its offensive identity looks like Florida or Vanderbilt. They certainly don't look like a team that averages over 480-yards per game and nearly 40 PPG [...]
The Auburn quarterback not only holds the reins of the offense, he's sparking the Tigers in the red zone of late, scoring five touchdowns in the last two games -- he scored six total touchdowns inside the 20-yard line in the first five games of the season.
Whether or not Auburn's trip to Ole Miss for a top-five matchup will prove to be an elimination game for the College Football Playoff, the loser will face a tough road as an SEC West team with two losses going forward.
On this episode of the AL.com Film Room, Auburn football analyst Cole Cubelic takes a closer look at Auburn's win over South Carolina and how the Tigers worked the perimeter of the field for big plays against the Gamecocks.
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 (W 42-35) 11/01@ Ole Miss 11/08 vs. Texas A&M 11/15 @ Georgia 11/22 vs. Samford 11/29 @ Alabama