It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.
Imagine meeting the love of your life, but finding out you were bitter rivals, what would you do? Marry in a ceremony celebrating your favorite teams, together, of course.
Tony Barnhart of CBS Sports Network joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about Johnny Manziel possibly winning a second Heisman Trophy, Baylor’s possible championship run, the future of Mack Brown and his thoughts on the NFL ready quarterbacks.
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will start against No. 7 Texas A&M, but freshman Jeremy Johnson could also play a role in the offense.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said starting wide receiver Jaylon Denson is out for the season. Denson is the latest casualty in a string of early-season injuries for the Tigers, who have an open date before playing No. 21 Mississippi.
Auburn is getting big plays from the quarterback, the defense has been more resilient, and the Tigers are closing games much stronger.
Did the Philadelphia Eagles offer Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin a head coaching job?
Mike’s Meltsdown gives an update on the Auburn scandal
The Southeastern Conference is more concerned about the success of its football programs than the integrity of its football programs.
Authorities searched Monday for a gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding three others in a weekend shooting at a pool party near Auburn University that a witness said began with a fight over a woman.