Auburn will head to Starkville, Ms. Saturday morning to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the first conference contest of the season. There are five keys that will make the difference in a win or a loss for the Tigers in this game.
Against Clemson, the Tigers uncovered a number of issues that needed attention during this week’s practice progression. There were also a lot of good signs that came from the battle with the No. 12 team in the country.
The Mississippi State game has been a consistently tough game throughout history, and nothing less is expected this week.
As Week 2 approaches, here are the five keys to the first conference game of the season for the Auburn Tigers.