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“It was very frustrating picking up two fouls early and having to sit,” Flanigan said. “But I had a lot of enthusiasm with my guys, just keeping them motivated. In the second half, I told them in the locker room that I had them.”
Despite a slow start on offense Saturday in Starkville, Mississippi, Auburn found a way to win its regular-season finale 24-10 behind the leg of Anders Carlson and the rushing attack from Tank Bigsby.
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“Obviously, when you lose a game, you have to bounce back,” Malzahn said. “So yeah, it’s a very important game.”
After a tough loss at Georgia, Auburn turns its attention to a new-look Arkansas team that snapped its 20-game SEC losing streak last weekend.
After a 'pretty good' offensive performance by the Tigers in Week 1, Anthony Schwartz is hopeful that Auburn can keep that momentum going into the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry.
“Now that I’m familiar with the coaches and the system, I just feel more free when I’m out there,” Pappoe said. “I play way faster and make a lot more plays.”