By Jay Coulter
That’s the way I feel now. Not much else can be said. It’s time to play.
I ran across some interesting comments by Nebraska coach Bill Callahan who was interviewed for a story in the Manhattan (Kansas) Mercury newspaper. He was asked about Auburn and what to expect when playing the Tigers.
Callahan repeatedly talked about the speed of Auburn on defense. "Auburn is a talented team from a speed perspective," said Bill Callahan. "Their defense is exceptionally fast. They could have been in the mix to win it all last year."
"They're similar to Oklahoma and Texas in terms of team speed," Callahan continued. "But Kansas State is a team that has demonstrated the ability to contain Texas' speed, so who knows." KSU defeated Texas 45-42 last year in Manhattan.
Nebraska wide receiver Terrence Nunn agreed: "Every SEC team is very fast, but Auburn is really very fast."
Kansas State coach Ron Prince believes playing Auburn early is good. Callahan laughed at the comment. "There is no good time to play Auburn,"
This story kind of sneaked under the radar and frankly I’m glad. Offensive tackle King Dunlap was arrested Monday in Auburn for not paying a speeding ticket. We have hundreds of kids out selling drugs and stealing and our tax money is being put to use by arresting someone who didn’t pay a speeding ticket. Auburn city government should be proud. On the flip side, just pay the stupid ticket. The arrest is not expected to affect Dunlap’s playing status this weekend.