In the aftermath of the September 17th 29-16 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies, it would have taken a Lee County, Alabama all points bulletin to locate a single fan willing to lay hard earned money that head coach Gus Malzahn would go on to put the Auburn Tigers entirely in control of their own destiny for the SEC Championship. And yet, as Georgia game week arrives, that is exactly the position the Tigers find themselves in, which only serves to increase the pressure to find a way to win between the hedges in Athens, Georgia.
This game, interestingly, also provides the intrigue of pitting what were at the time the two finalist candidates to replace fired Auburn head coach Gene Chizik in 2013, with Kirby Smart getting a good look before AD Jay Jacobs hired Gus Malzahn.
Join Coach John Ray and Doug Dean as they welcome special guest, former Auburn QB Randy Campbell as they analyze this vitally important game. With the likelihood of big bruiser RB Kam Pettway out for this game with a quadricep injury, what is the right formula for Malzahn and defensive coordinator Kevin Steele to bring the “W” home, and set up a massively huge November 26th tilt with # 1 ranked Alabama?