We've seen this movie before.
In every season but 2014 under Gus Malzahn, Auburn has stumbled in the early part of the year. And in every season but 2015, it led to a midseason winning streak that had the Tigers in Playoff talks come November.
Malzahn said Tuesday that the team will have "tunnel vision" moving forward and will focus on improving from the inside out.
There's a few areas they could start.
Jarrett Stidham had one of his worst games as Tiger in the loss to LSU. The offensive line could see a potential shakeup this week after a rough outing. Kevin Steele's defensive backs were getting burned and called for pass interference seemingly every other play. The pass rush only produced one sack of LSU quarterback Joe Burrow.
Luckily for Auburn, which fell from No. 7 to No. 9 in the AP Poll over the weekend, it has a pair of weeks to tune up at home. The Tigers will be huge favorites against Arkansas and Southern Miss before heading to Starkville, Mississippi, for their first true road game against No. 14 Mississippi State.
Will Auburn learn from the LSU loss like last year? What immediate improvements can we expect against the Razorbacks?
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