October 20, 2009

Penalties unacceptable to Malzahn

Auburn had a respectable 98 yards of offense and didn't have a turnover in the fourth quarter of the Kentucky game. But the Tigers were still outscored 14-0 in a 21-14 loss.

The difference? Penalties.

Auburn had eight penalties for 55 yards in the fourth, seven of those came on offense including four false starts.

"It's just discipline. That's all there is to it. That starts with me," offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn said. "I've got to make sure that never happens again. We're going to do that. That was an undisciplined fourth quarter. We're going to do better, I'll tell you that."

Offensive tackle Lee Ziemba said Malzahn and the coaches got the point across to the offense during Tuesday's practice.

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