MSU has been prone to the big pass play. Can Bo Nix and Auburn take advantage?

For all the progress that the Bulldogs' D has made under a new regime, there should be chances for the Tigers to be explosive through the air.

QB Bo Nix (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)

When Auburn played Mississippi State last season, Bo Nix was 4-0 as an Auburn starting quarterback but hadn’t thrown for more than 207 yards in a single game.

The Tigers turned Nix loose against the Bulldogs. He had what is still, to date, his best passing performance for Auburn — 16-21 for a massive 335 yards an…

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