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Opponents: Alabama and Auburn
Overall Record: Alabama advantage, 42-34-1
First Game: February 22, 1893 (Auburn W, 32-22)
Streak: Alabama W2
Ever see those lists that always have the same winner? College rankings, car reviews, athletic facilities. Some things never change.
The foreseeable future will feature Alabama and Auburn's heated rivalry as among the best in the nation, just as the past has for so many decades.
The series got so heated, in fact, that the two teams stopped playing for over 40 years in the early 1900s due to disagreements over compensation and officiating.
This rivalry is out for blood both on and off the field. The most recent stake to the flames came in 2010 when, down 24-0, future Heisman winner Cam Newton led the second-ranked Auburn Tigers to an improbable road win over in-state rival Alabama.
That win propelled Auburn to the national title and marked Auburn's most recent win over the Tide. Alabama rebounded to win the next two BCS National Championships.
Named the Iron Bowl due to the traditional home of the game in Birmingham, Ala., the rivalry has seen its share of incidents off the field as well. Perhaps you've heard of a man by the name of Harvey Updyke: an Alabama fan who, in that 2010 Auburn campaign, poisoned the trees at famed Auburn landmark Toomer's Corner.
This year's Iron Bowl promises to be one of the series' biggest. Alabama has long since been ranked atop the national polls, and seventh-ranked Auburn, with only a single loss, could steal the SEC Western Division title out from under the Tide and perhaps enter the national title conversation with a win.
All eyes will be in Auburn on November 30 for this epic meeting of two formidable, embittered rivals.
Random Fact: The SGA president of the Iron Bowl's losing team must recite the opposing team's fight song at halftime of the Alabama/Auburn men's basketball game on the winner's court.