The Auburn Tigers battled the No. 5 Texas A&M Aggies tough on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium, but ended up coming up short in a 31-20 loss

It was a good effort for the Tigers, but this isn’t a program that is interested in any sort of moral victories.

So, when coach Gus Malzahn talked about Auburn’s new goals for the season after the loss, it drew a lot of attention. Here’s what he said:

And, for context, here’s the full transcript of the quote:

Let’s just say comments like that aren’t what Auburn fans want to hear. Here was some of the reaction to that quote:

Can the Tigers turn things around in 2021? If they don’t, Malzahn may find himself on an even hotter seat.