November 25, 2008

Auburn looking for another Top 5 win

While the Vegas oddsmakers have pegged No. 1 Alabama a two-touchdown favorite over visiting Auburn in Saturday's Iron Bowl, the Tigers do have a little bit of history on their side.

The last time AU faced a No. 1 team - 2001 against Florida in Jordan-Hare Stadium - the Tigers pulled off a 23-20 win as Damon Duval nailed a 44-yard field goal with 10 second remaining.

Auburn also has an impressive 4-1 record against Top 5 teams under head coach Tommy Tuberville including wins over No. 5 LSU in 2004, No. 2 Florida in 2006 and No. 4 Florida in 2007. Against the Top 10, Tuberville has won nine of the last 13.

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