SEC Football First Look: Alabama vs. Auburn

Alabama-Auburn

Auburn meets Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. Here is a first look at the Tigers-Crimson Tide matchup.

Auburn Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sept. 1 Washington [Atlanta] W 21-16
Sept. 8 Alabama State W 63-9
Sept. 15 LSU L 22-21
Sept. 22 Arkansas W 34-3
Sept. 29 Southern Miss W 24-13
Oct. 6 at Mississippi State L 23-9
Oct. 13 Tennessee L 30-24
Oct. 20 at Ole Miss W 31-16
Nov. 3 Texas A&M W 28-24
Nov. 10 at Georgia L 27-10
Nov. 17 Liberty W 53-0

Alabama Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sept. 1 Louisville [Orlando] W 51-14
Sept. 8 Arkansas State W 57-7
Sept. 15 at Ole Miss W 62-7
Sept. 22 Texas A&M W 45-23
Sept. 29 Louisiana W 56-14
Oct. 6 at Arkansas W 65-31
Oct. 13 Missouri W 39-10
Oct. 20 at Tennessee W 58-21
Nov. 3 at LSU W 29-0
Nov. 10 Mississippi State W 24-0
Nov. 17 The Citadel W 50-17

Stat Comparison

Stat Auburn Alabama
Rushing Offense 167.2 (69) 213.5 (30)
Rushing Offense 214.6 (81) 328.0 (7)
Total Offense 381.8 (84) 541.5 (3)
Scoring Offense 28.9 (66) 48.7 (3)
Rushing Defense 142.3 (43) 112.5 (17)
Passing Defense 208.4 (46) 169.5 (10)
Total Defense 350.6 (36) 282.1 (7)
Scoring Defense 16.6 (10) 13.1 (3)
Interceptions 12 (22) 13 (17)
Sacks 3.09 (13) 3.36 (7)
Tackles for loss 7.9 (10) 7.9 (10)
Turnover margin 0.73 (14) 0.82 (11)

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& The Massey Composite Ratings are compiled from 98 different college football ratings and rankings.

Auburn Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
11/18/18 OL Calvin Ashley Medical is "?" Saturday vs Alabama
11/18/18 DL Nick Coe Wrist is "?" Saturday vs Alabama
11/18/18 LB Richard McBryde Neck is "?" Saturday vs Alabama
10/06/18 WR Will Hastings Knee is out for season
09/20/18 TE Jalen Harris Transferred has left team
09/20/18 WR Nate Craig-Myers Transferred has left team
09/11/18 P Aidan Marshall Left Team is out for season

Alabama Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
1/20/18 RB Damien Harris Concussion left last game – is "?" Saturday vs Auburn
11/20/18 DB Deionte Thompson Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Auburn
11/19/18 OL Deonte Brown Toe is probable Saturday vs Auburn
11/18/18 OL Alex Leatherwood Ankle left last game – is "?" Saturday vs Auburn
10/08/18 TE Kedrick James Ankle is out indefinitely
10/08/18 DB Trevon Diggs Foot is out indefinitely
10/05/18 DB Daniel Wright Shoulder is out for season
08/18/18 LB Christopher Allen Knee is out indefinitely
07/10/18 LB Terrell Lewis ACL is out for season

Source: DonBest.com

Challenges for Auburn

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is 135-19 (.877) in home games during his college head coaching career. Sophomore Tua Tagovailoa is the highest rated passer in the nation. He leads all quarterbacks in ESPN’s Total QBR metric at 94.6 (out of 100) and his 145.8 NFL passer rating ranks first among all FBS quarterbacks with at least 230 attempts.

Challenges for Alabama

Auburn senior Ryan Davis, with 169 career catches, is now the Auburn career receptions leader. The Auburn defense has allowed a TD on just 29.0 percent (9-31) of its opponents’ trips
into the red zone, second best in the nation.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 2:30 pm CT and can be seen on CBS.

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