December 11, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn has adopted a no-frills team motto
for the season.
Coach Gene Chizik's slogan for the team is "Do what we do." He
says he wants the Tigers to repeatedly practice the things they do
and become a product of their habits. So if things aren't going
well in a game, they focus on executing better rather than making
It seems to be working so far, especially for the offense. The
Tigers rank in the top five nationally in total yards, scoring and
rushing offense under offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn.
"Do what we do" also seems to have carried over off the field.
There are 14 one-loss teams ranked in the Top 25, while Auburn
is 4-0, but neither Chizik nor Auburn players have been grumbling