Tyler Roush | Sports Reporter
With two losses on the season, Auburn is still alive.
“Same preparation as you would any other week,” he said. “The Iron Bowl doesn’t matter if you don’t win this game.”
Following its season-opening loss, Auburn will return to The Plains to play North Carolina A&T for the Tigers’ home opener on Thursday.
“They took on the challenge and controlled the line of scrimmage.”
Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson evoked the names of Barry Sanders and Mark Ingram into the Tigers’ coaching staff.
“[Davis] has worked extremely hard,” Malzahn said. “He is one of those guys who really wants the ball and he attacks the ball.”
“Our team, we took the next step,” Malzahn said. “I’m proud of where we’re at.”
Two quarterbacks previously separated by a three hour drive down U.S. Highway 285 have traveled the same path in mannerisms and quarterback ability.
Winning on the road is challenging, but not in this series.
Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway is out indefinitely after fracturing his scapula in the Tiger’s win at Arkansas, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Tuesday morning.