Welcome to The Podcast on the Plains, SEC Country’s daily Auburn football podcast with host Zac Blackerby. On the show Monday, Blackerby is joined by Noah Gardner of ESPN 106.7, the ESPN Radio affiliate in Auburn, Ala. On episode 81, the experts discuss the SEC Championship Game, where Auburn fell to Georgia 28-7. Gardner and Blackerby talk about what went wrong Saturday in Atlanta and discuss Tigers’ Peach Bowl draw against UCF on New Year’s Day. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn signed a big-time contract extension over the weekend, giving fans a picture of what the program will look like for many years.
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Here are time marks to help you navigate the podcast:
- Start of the show: Blackerby and Gardner discuss what happened Saturday. The Auburn offense fell flat with self-inflicted mistakes after scoring on the first drive of the game.
- 11-minute mark: The experts talk about stability in the Auburn football program and what defensive coordinator Kevin Steele said after the game when he was asked about the job at Tennessee, his alma mater.
- End of the show: The guys chat about Auburn’s bowl appearance back in Atlanta. With Atlanta being less than two hours away, Auburn fans will have a short commute to the Peach Bowl, but some will find it tough to get excited about the game.
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