Historians and fans won't rate LSU-Auburn as one of the best in the sport's history. But since the SEC split into divisions in 1992, these Tigers teams have played some of the closest, toughest, wackiest and most controversial games in college football.
Saturday's battle on The Plains will mark the 45th meeting between LSU and Auburn. The rivalry began in 1901, and LSU leads the series 24-19-1. This will also be their highest head-to-head ranking ever: LSU ranked sixth and Auburn fourth in the BCS standings.
Seven times since 1997, the winner of the LSU-Auburn game has determined who represented the West in the SEC Championship Game. The 2010 edition may also, as both teams are tied on top of the SEC West with identical 7-0 (4-0) records.
With that as the backdrop, here are the 10 most memorable games in the LSU-Auburn rivalry.