The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl just got a whole lot more interesting.
Auburn and undefeated Central Florida will play on New Year’s Day in Atlanta, and what seemed like a fun, up-tempo game just started to heat up with some bad blood.
Speaking to Shannon Green of the Orlando Sentinel, Knights leading rusher Adrian Killins called out Auburn and the entire SEC for its lack of, of all things, speed. Take a look at his comments below:
— Shannon Green (@osknights) December 14, 2017
“SEC football, they don’t have a lot of speed, honestly,” Killins said. “So, Auburn hasn’t seen any speed like we have here.”
The Tigers are “in for a rude awakening,” Killins added. His words are bold and at the same time impressive — all at once coming after Auburn, the SEC, and even Georgia, the one team whose speed and physicality created a lot of problems for the Tigers in the SEC Championship Game.
Clearly Killins has never heard of, or rather just doesn’t care for, the term “SEC speed.”
But if Tigers fans were curious as to how their team would come out in the bowl game in terms of motivation, this jab should certainly help. The Knights will presumably be plenty motivated to beat an SEC team, finish undefeated, and send its entire Nebraska-bound coaching staff out with a win.
Kickoff for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl is at 12:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
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