November 14, 2006

Plenty of motivation for Crimson Tide

It's Auburn week.

That's usually all the motivation an Alabama team needs in the days leading up to its annual slugfest with the cross-state Tigers. But spirit was something Alabama appeared to be short on in last year's meeting. And with that, Auburn administered a first-quarter haymaker to the lifeless Tide.

From UA's perspective, if there was one positive to come from the 28-18 loss, it was the bulletin board material the humbling defeat produced.

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