AUBURN — Kerry Woodard likes to keep Pete Wiggins up to date with the Callaway Middle School football players he’s getting ready to send to him at the high school.
AUBURN — There are those who will argue that Auburn maybe should not be 3-2 at the midway point of the season. Or the fact that it is has as much do with good fortune as anything.
Panic could have set in on Auburn’s sideline as the game clock ticked below five minutes Saturday. It likely did for the fans watching back home.
Auburn quarterback Bo Nix directed two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, capped by a 58-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 1:11 left, to lift the Tigers to a 35-28 comeback win over Mississippi on Saturday.
The Auburn Tigers made mistakes Saturday, but thanks to some heroics from two of their most important players on offense, they survived for a 35-28 victory over Ole Miss. Here are three things we learned:
The drive that perhaps best sums up where Auburn football is on offense four weeks into the season came early in the fourth quarter last weekend, right after South Carolina extended its lead to 11 points.
AUBURN — The first road trip of every football season comes with an extra bit of nerves. There are a lot of moving parts to consider — timing, transportation, hotel, food, equipment, laundry and everything in between.
AUBURN — The biggest difference between the offense Gus Malzahn essentially ran for seven seasons at Auburn and the one Chad Morris is calling the plays for this year is reliance on the passing game.