An Auburn player dons an SEC Championship hat after Auburn's 59-42 win over Missouri at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 7.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn celebrates with junior running back Tre Mason at the SEC Championship trophy ceremony. Mason rushed for 304 yards and scored four touchdowns during Auburn’s 59-42 win over Missouri.
Junior Missouri linemen Stephen Carberry (left, #51) and Mitch Morse (#65) walk off the field after losing the SEC Championship game to Auburn, 59-42.
Auburn players dance as confetti falls after the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 7. Auburn beat Missouri 59-42.
Missouri thwarted Auburn's surprise onside kick by forcing AU into a missed field goal. Still, Auburn leads Mizzou at the end of the first half.
Senior Missouri quarterback James Franklin (left, #1) looks for an open receiver during the second half of the SEC Championship game against Auburn.
A Missouri traveler braves severe winter weather on I-57 in Illinois on Dec. 7. The interstate was riddled with will abandoned vehicles and stranded trucks.
Auburn senior Drew Sansing (center) throws a ping pong ball during a game of beer pong in front of the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 5.
Sen. Claire McCaskill stands with her family Saturday at the MU alumni tailgate in the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. McCaskill flew to Atlanta from Columbia to attend the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Missouri will be tasked to stop Auburn tailback Tre Mason (21) and quarterback Nick Marshall (14). Receiver Sammy Coates (18) also provides an offensive spark.