Heading into week 5, the Tigers have climbed into the No. 7 spot in the latest poll. The higher that Auburn climbs in the polls, the more pressure that is put on the team for a potential playoff appearance. The question is, how will the Tigers be able to handle the limelight?
Last year’s loss to Mississippi State has loomed over the Auburn football team for almost a year. This was one of the first things Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn discussed at his press conference on Tuesday, “They bottom lined embarrassed us last year,” he said.