Last year’s Iron Bowl was a crazy shootout, with Alabama outlasting Auburn, 55-44. For whatever reason, on Monday Auburn coach Gus Malzahn pulled a sore loser’s move:
“We should’ve put 60 on them,” Malzahn said, according to a report by Brandon Marcello of Al.com.
There you go, Gus. You lost last year, so you might as well provide Alabama with some bulletin board material for this year too. Don’t be surprised when Alabama puts up 60 on Auburn this year.
Not to mention, in the world of “Shoulda, Woulda, Coluda”, what would Auburn’s 2013 season look like if not for the fluke kick return off a missed field goal in the Iron Bowl, or the fluke Hail Mary against Georgia? Those two plays helped the Tigers to sneak into the BCS title game in a year when Alabama was the better team and deserved to represent the SEC.
Instead, it was the Tigers who lost to Florida State in the title game and thus ending a dominant seven-year championship run for the SEC.
Putting up 60 points against an elite SEC opponent is no easy feat. So tune in to the 2015 Iron Bowl to see if either Auburn or Alabama can do that.
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