Film Room: How much has Auburn's passing game evolved under Chad Morris?
Even with the up-and-down results through the first six games, there's no question the Tigers look different under their new OC.
Much like the program itself, Auburn’s passing attack has been a roller coaster ride in 2020.
First-year offensive coordinator Chad Morris had a strong debut back in September, as Bo Nix threw for three touchdowns in a solid win over Kentucky. Then the Tigers couldn’t get anything accomplished through the air in an ugly loss at Georgia, had to go run-heavy in a rainy escape against Arkansas, and then lost to a struggling South Carolina team thanks in large part to Nix’s three interceptions on his own half of the field.
Auburn bounced back over the next two weeks against Ole Miss and LSU, with Nix putting together arguably the best back-to-back games of his career. He completed more than 75 percent of his passes in both and posted a combined 538 yards and four touchdowns on just 54 throws — just shy of 10 yards per attempt.
Even with the inconsistent results, Auburn’s passing attack has changed significantly in 2020. Some of the plays are sti…