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SEC Teleconference Recap - Kevin Sumlin & Gus Malzahn

What did Auburn's head coach and their opponent's head coach have to say on this week's SEC Teleconference?

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With the Tigers opening up SEC play this weekend against the Aggies of Texas A&M, let's check in on the weekly SEC Teleconference and see what Kevin Sumlin and Gus Malzahn had to say about their own teams and each others' teams.

Kevin Sumlin

I'll start off by saying that I think Sumlin's comments are exactly why Sean White is the best QB even without last weekend's performance. He makes the opposing team have to worry about the pass. After last Saturday, where he was hitting on 74% of his passes for 10+ yards per pass, he is even more dangerous. Teams always have to account for the run against a Gus Malzahn team. With White, they're having to focus a lot on pass defense, as well.

I'm still laughing at his comment that both QBs threw the ball well, though, since JFIII didn't throw a single pass.

Well, yeah. It was largely the running game that bit the Aggies last season, and run defense has been their Achilles Heel overall in recent years.

Gus Malzahn

The only real news here is that T.J. Neal will be available for this game. He did not dress for last week's game against Arkansas State. The offensive line is something Auburn definitely needed to improve from Week 1 to Week2, and they did. Hopefully, they can improve even more from Week 2 to Week 3.

I love the thought of more of the young receivers. They're all extremely talented and have shown that on the field.

Talk about damning with faint praise.