Auburn gearing up for the Hogs - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

SEC Football

Auburn gearing up for the Hogs

(Source: WSFA 12 News) (Source: WSFA 12 News)
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -

It's Arkansas week. Gus Malzahn says the message for his team moving forward is very simple: continue to get better.

The Hogs offense is no laughing matter. It's led by quarterback Austin Allen. Not only is he leading the SEC in both touchdown passes and passing yards, he's also the only quarterback in the nation with multiple touchdown passes in seven games this season.

"Listen, I've been real impressed with the guy this year. He's making some really big plays. He's showing a lot of toughness. He's been very impressive," Malzahn said.

"My opinion I think he's a great quarterback. They have offensive weapons so I think it'll be a good test for our defense. You just never know what they're going to bring to the table," said Auburn defensive lineman Montravius Adams.

The Razorbacks do like the element of surprise, such as a quadruple overtime win over Auburn last season, which no one really likes to remember.

"I mean when you think about it, it still makes me mad, but that's last year. That's history nothing you can do about it," Malzahn said.

It was that quadruple overtime loss to the Razorbacks last season that Malzahn says matured Sean White as a quarterback, and now every weekend he's seeing improvement from his starter.

"We were still learning about Sean at the time and we learned a lot about him that day. The way he handled pressure. He's a year older now. Been through a lot more situations and he's in a really good spot right now," Malzahn said.

Auburn is looking to make it three wins out of the last four meetings at Jordan-Hare Stadium 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Copyright 2016 WSFA 12 News. All rights reserved.

  • OffseasonNews from the NFLMore>>

  • Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

    Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:30 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-23 14:34:30 GMT
    Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.More >>
    Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown.More >>
  • Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

    Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-04-22 22:13:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-04-22 22:13:42 GMT
    When the NFL chose Philadelphia to host the 2017 draft, it quickly became clear one of the world's most famous movie locations would be the perfect site to hold the three-day extravaganza.More >>
    When the NFL chose Philadelphia to host the 2017 draft, it quickly became clear one of the world's most famous movie locations would be the perfect site to hold the three-day extravaganza.More >>
  • Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

    Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:18:56 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:18:56 GMT
    The family of Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to order Massachusetts prison officials to preserve evidence after the former New England Patriots player committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.More >>
    The family of Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to order Massachusetts prison officials to preserve evidence after the former New England Patriots player committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder.More >>
Powered by Frankly