A quick rundown of Auburn’s SEC Championship matchup against Missouri, including what’s riding on the game, the key matchup to watch, three things to watch for, a quick statistic and an injury report.
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For 16 years, we’ve been stuck with silly debates comparing teams in conferences that don’t play each other. After this year, the debate becomes (a little) less absurd.
Mizzou. I have been sick the last two days and read and watched slot of opinions out there. Minus the papers in Alabama, the sexy pick is mizzou.
Love the underdog role.
Evans played his last high school game as the Tigers feel to Hoover in the Class 6A state championship game.
A little more than a year after Jay Jacobs first hired Gus Malzahn, Auburn’s athletics director has struck a deal that will keep his fast-rising coach around for a long time.
“We do have some challenges. … Those big receivers are fast and long,” says Gus Malzahn. “They give him one-one-one opportunities. But Chris has faced some very good receivers before. We’ve got a lot of confidence in Chris.”
Remember those rumors from a few days ago about Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn being interested in Texas and that he had called Texas his dream job?It would have been wise then to consider the source. It would be wiser now.
Auburn’s coach gets a new six-year contract that is worth $3.85 million next year after a turnaround season that has carried the Tigers to Saturday’s SEC Championship Game.
Auburn University Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced today that he extended the contract of Coach Gus Malzahn for a six-year period in recognition of the Auburn football team’s success in his first year as head coach.”As I’ve said before, we want Coach Malzahn to be at Auburn for a long time,” Jacobs said.”The new contract includes a raise and extension and is our statement that Auburn is committed to Coach Malzahn for the long haul. While this season has been remarkable, I’m equally excited about the future of our program under his leadership. The future of Auburn football is very bright.”