Auburn and Clemson will begin the 2012 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic game in Atlanta on Sept. 1. Clemson is the early favorite, but there are five strengths that will ensure the Tigers easily take down Clemson in Week 1.
Auburn and Clemson have built a number of storylines into this old school college football rivalry in the past few seasons, with last year marking the first Clemson win in the rivalry in almost 60 years.
Clemson used last year’s Auburn win to vault into a tremendous season that finished with an ACC championship for the Tigers. This year’s game will do much of the same for the winner, with both teams looking to this game as a must-win.
Before the game begins, here are five reasons the Auburn Tigers will easily take down Clemson in Week 1.