Film Room: How Auburn's pass-heavy offensive strategy backfired at South Carolina

The Tigers have been airing it out much more with Bo Nix under Chad Morris. But that came at a detriment to the entire offense in Week 4.

QB Bo Nix (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)

Through the first four weeks of the 2020 season, Bo Nix is averaging 35.5 pass attempts per game. That average is 6.5 more than his mark in 2019, which was already the most by an Auburn starting quarterback under Gus Malzahn.

For comparison, Jarrett Stidham averaged 26.4 and 28.7 attempts per game in 2017 and 20…

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