Alabama Football First Look: Auburn

Alabama football first look Auburn

Alabama football visits rival Auburn on Saturday in Auburn, Ala. Here is your first look at Auburn.

Auburn Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Akron W 60-10 Home
09/11 Alabama St W 62-0 Home
09/18 Penn State L 20-28 Away
09/25 Georgia State W 34-24 Home
10/02 LSU W 24-19 Away
10/09 Georgia L 10-34 Home
10/16 Arkansas W 38-23 Away
10/30 Mississippi W 31-20 Home
11/06 Texas A&M L 3-20 Away
11/13 Miss State L 34-43 Home
11/20 S Carolina L 17-21 Away
11/27 Alabama 12:00 PM Home

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Alabama Auburn
Points 44.6 31.6
Points Allowed 18.2 22.1
Total YDS 484.7 432.7
Pass YDS 380.1 282.4
Rush YDS 162.1 175.8
Total YDS Allowed 290.3 375.3
Pass YDS Allowed 206.8 243.8
Rush YDS Allowed 83.5 131.5

Auburn Injuries and Suspensions

 
[WR] 11/20/2021 – Elijah Canion is “?” Saturday vs Alabama (Undisclosed)
[DE] 11/20/2021 – Zykeivous Walker is “?” Saturday vs Alabama (Arm)
[WR] 11/20/2021 – Kobe Hudson is “?” Saturday vs Alabama (Undisclosed)
[K] 11/16/2021 – Anders Carlson is out for season (ACL)
(!)[QB] 11/14/2021 – Bo Nix is out for season (Ankle)

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Alabama

This game is always one of the top rivalry games of the season. Over the past few seasons, Auburn has been a thorn in the Crimson Tide’s foot with the Tigers winning three of the last eight games. Auburn was earlier this season on a cruise course to a major bowl but the chances of that happening now looks bleak after three straight losses, including the most recent head-scratcher loss at South Carolina. Senior quarterback Bo Nix directs the Tiger offense. So far this season Nix has completed 197 of 323 passes for 2,293 yards 11 touchdowns and three interceptions. Auburn has two quality running backs in Tank Bigsby (943 yards rushing) Jarquez Hunter (574 yards). These are all players that the Tide must account for if they are to win this pivotal matchup.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 2:30 PM CT (3:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the CBS Network.

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