Are you convinced that Will Muschamp has learned from his time at Florida? Can Auburn become a more consistent program? Andy Staples answers these questions and more.
• Are you convinced that new South Carolina coach Will Muschamp has learned from his time at Florida? The Gamecocks named Muschamp—who served as Auburn’s defensive coordinator in 2015—their head coach this week. He posted a 28-21 record during his four seasons overseeing the Gators.
• Can Auburn become a more consistent program? Gene Chizik led the Tigers to a 14-0 record in 2010, but they won only eight games the next season and three the season after that. Then Auburn won 12 games in 2013 under Gus Malzahn, only to record eight and six wins, respectively, the next two seasons.
• What city without a bowl is best suited to host one? There are so many bowl games this season (40) that they needed three teams with 5-7 records to fill every slot.