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2017 Schedule
9-2, 2nd in SEC - West

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

When the Iron Bowl and Thanksgiving are two days apart, you have turkey at a tailgate. About 50 people expected for this holiday setup on campus. No. 6 Auburn hosts No. 1 Alabama on Saturday.

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The playoff stakes for 10 biggest rivalry week games

There was minimal change in the CFP top 25 this week, but we can expect seismic shifts during rivalry week. Here are the 10 games with the most playoff impact, beginning with the Iron Bowl.

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Outlook for Auburn

Although No. 6 Auburn has recently had Alabama's number when the Tigers enter the Iron Bowl with at least nine wins under their belt (as is the case this season), FPI isn't particularly optimistic about the same script playing out this year.

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A look at the playoff field

The latest CFP rankings were released Tuesday with the Crimson Tide holding firm at No. 1. But how is the rest of the Top 10 looking?

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Miami moves up to No. 2 in latest CFP rankings

Despite rolling to a victory, Clemson fell to No. 3 in this week's CFP rankings, switching spots with No. 2 Miami. Oklahoma remains at No. 4, while top-ranked Alabama readies for the Iron Bowl against No. 6 Auburn.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Not sure the picture does it justice but there are lots of RVs and trailers already set up around Auburn in advance of Saturday's showdown with arch rival and No. 1-ranked Alabama. I'm not sure they ever left since beating Georgia two weeks ago. L

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SEC West crown on the line in Iron Bowl (2:42)
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Can Tigers pull the upset or will Tide keep rolling? (0:46)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn won't get into whether Alabama is a make-or-break game in terms of defining a successful season. "I'm not going there," he said. "Right now, we're playing for the SEC West. I'm not going hypothetical. This is as big of a game as we've had around here since 2013."

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Gus Malzahn: "Calvin Ridley, I'm very impressed with. He's one of the best receivers in all of football." Alabama's junior WR is coming off back-to-back 100-yard receiving games.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

A couple of times now Gus Malzahn has said that this looks more like Jeremy Pruitt's defense at Alabama compared to last year. "He's a lot more aggressive this year, they blitz more," Malzahn said.

Team Stats

Passing Yards231.962nd
Rushing Yards244.018th
Points For37.616th
Points Against16.6Tied-8th