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Gus Malzahn Birmingham Bowl Press Conference Recap

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Memphis interim coach Darrell Dickey discussed the Birmingham Bowl from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. All credit to the beat writers who were there.

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There really isn't a lot, as the beat writers weren't tweeting very much. It was definitely full of coach-speak, though.

Auburn is facing an interim coach for the bowl game, but their QB and offense is still very good. Their QB is likely to be the first one drafted in the 2016 NFL Draft. Auburn is going to have their hands full with him.

I love the part where Memphis' interim coach says Auburn has no weaknesses. It's true! Except for the quarterback. Receivers catching the ball. Injuries on the offensive line. Struggling pass rush. Weak overall linebacking corps. Other than that, it's fine!

I certainly hope Sean White is healthy for the game. If he is (especially if he's 100%), then I think Auburn can do very well on offense. White was really getting into a rhythm and it looked like the coaches knew what they wanted to do with him at the helm. It could go a long way towards reassuring Auburn fans about next season.

I'm not shocked he was asked about Jeremy Johnson. I'm not sure what he was asked, but it's not like he's going to say right now that "Jeremy Johnson is planning on transferring."

As for the DC stuff, it really does sound like Charles Kelly will be named DC very soon. If there's a deal in place, I imagine they're not saying anything right now out of respect for the fact this is a press conference for the bowl game.

I'm sure he has. Never forget this type of thing. Conference pride can be good in some situations, but when it comes to Auburn and Alabama, no one cares. Each one wants the other to lose.