Wesley Foster | Sports Writer
For what felt like the first time all season, the offense clicked throughout the whole game.
The key to a Malzahn offense is misdirection and speed — keeping the defense off balance and forcing them to have figure out what is happening between one of several options.
The game-winning touchdown was another thing of beauty, except there was nothing particularly fancy or tricky about it.
Auburn got a game where it felt like it was never in control, resulting in a loss that was more lopsided than the score suggests.
The Auburn offense had its worst performance of the season, and the Tigers found themselves all but removed from the playoff picture.
Auburn played a messy game that had a lengthy weather delay in the middle, and Auburn’s offensive inconsistency reached new heights.
Auburn came out on the wrong end of a pivotal divisional matchup against LSU this past weekend.
In a game that served more or less as a tune-up for the SEC opener against LSU next week, the Tigers worked on tightening things up and getting injured players returning back into the fray.
This Tale of the Tape will mostly focus on Auburn’s offense, which showed flashes of brilliance, but ultimately finished the game with a lot of missed opportunities.