The best thing that Auburn can do against Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl is force them to pass. The Badgers strength is clearly in their running game powered by Melvin Gordon so if the Tigers can force them to lean on quarterback Joel Staave they can tip the scales in their favor.So doing things like having Nick Marshall toss a 66-yard touchdown pass to Ricardo Louis is a good start...
The game is a rematch following the "The Prayer at Jordan-Hare" in 2013, when the Tigers needed a tipped touchdown pass on a 73-yard throw from Nick Marshall to Ricardo Louis to knock off the Bulldogs 43-38.
Twenty-nine percent of Auburn's plays covered 10 yards or more against the Gamecocks and 11 plays stretched 15 yards or further. The Tigers were much better along the perimeter, too, running for 152 yards, including Ricardo Louis' 75-yard touchdown.
Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has accepted a similar position on Bobby Petrino's staff at Louisville.
Georgia coach Mark Richt confirmed Sunday night that Grantham had accepted an offer from the Cardinals. Grantham was Georgia's defensive coordinator for four years.
Grantham, who was given the additional title of associate head coach in 2012, was earning $850,000...
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January 13, 2014
Auburn fans – and Georgia fans – who were watching today’s NFL playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks may have experienced a bit of deja vu. With just over five minutes left and the Saints trailing by eight, quarterback Drew Brees underthrew a deep ball to wideout Robert Meachem. Fortunately for the duo, two Seahawks players accidentally deflected...
Ricardo Louis and Chris Davis changed their lives and Auburn's season with two unforgettable plays.
Louis made the Immaculate Deflection against Georgia and Davis beat Alabama on a Kick Six.
The plays helped launch the second-ranked Tigers into Monday night's BCS championship game against No. 1 Florida State at the Rose Bowl.
Davis is a starting cornerback and the nation's No...
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January 05, 2014