Friday, 28 July, 2017

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn believes this year's team can achieve greatness

AUSTIN GOLSON AUSTIN GOLSON
Kayla Schwartz | 14 July, 2017, 19:53

"What I do like about this (Auburn) team is they have high expectations", he said Thursday as the final coach to speak at SEC Media Days in Hoover.

He had 36 tackles with an interception and a forced fumble as a freshman and started six games, but the "Prayer in Jordan-Hare" fourth-and-18 pass resulted in a 73-yard Auburn touchdown with 25 seconds left in what became a 43-38 Tigers win. "The exciting thing for me is we've got depth at quarterback, and that's been our Achilles' heel the last two years".

"We know we have more in the tank than that".

The head Tiger said Lindsey will have more pieces with which to work at signal-caller.

At SEC Media Days on Thursday morning, Gus Malzahn made it known that the Tiger quarterback situation is anything but decided. "He was at two of our games, I believe, last year".

"I know our players are hungry". The top Heisman candidate, at 15-to-1 odds, is Auburn sophomore quarterback Jarrett Stidham. But Malzahn isn't forgetting about White.

Malzahn cited the hunger of the 2013 team later on in the media session when asked to compare the teams but a big reason he has to feel good about his team in 2017 is the addition of quarterback Jarret Stidham. "And we got a young one in Malik Willis". Internally, we've got a lot of guys that have a lot of respect for Sean and he's earned that.

"That's where I am in my career, and I'm okay with that", said Malzahn.

The Auburn senior safety from Newnan lasted only one season at Georgia-where he was in the middle of one of the most insane plays in the last decade-and now is working on his master's degree and being praised for being a top team leader.

"It's gotten to a point where it's tough to do both, be a coordinator and a head coach", he said.

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Those who are sanctioned would have their assets within US jurisdiction frozen and would be barred from entering the country. Earlier, Democrats tried to present another bill on sanctions, but the Republicans resisted these actions. "It will be done".

Auburn defensive back Tray Matthews, the leading returning tackler, said he also sees a lot of similarities between the 2013 squad and the 2017 version. We come from the same tree; he was a high school coach. They called upon me to try to fill the role, so I'm going to do everything in my power to perform and excel.

It's not Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, or any number of talented SEC running backs such as LSU's Derrius Guice, Georgia's Nick Chubb or the Crimson Tide's Bo Scarbrough.

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn is another who is happy with how Matthews has progressed. Stidham offers a clean break from those struggles, and the sooner Malzahn commits to him, the sooner Stidham can win the locker room.

MS coach Hugh Freeze wanted to talk about football on Thursday at SEC media days.

In the Tigers' five losses in 2016, the team completed a combined 65 of 131 passes for 645 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions.

"He's a different kind of player", Matthews said.

There was an appropriate balance to every Auburn discussion ahead of the 2017 season, and a few outside assists, too.

"That one's early - the defending national champs, playing on the road - it's going to be a huge game", he said. "And we're really looking forward to the season".

Simply put, Malzahn said Auburn is hungry. If they're going to make a statement and make a push for an SEC title, that game will be crucial.

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