I won’t lie by saying that today is an opportunity. For the last decade, Alabama has been the standard in college football. Five national championships — no matter how lucky they got to be there in the first place — tell the tale and let you know that everyone else has been looking up at the Tide. Aside from Clemson, there’s no team that’s frustrated and played the equal to Alabama more than Auburn.
Gus Malzahn, despite his faults, has the measure of how to scheme against Nick Saban. The only issue comes when you don’t have the talent, or the depth.