When Alabama and Auburn square off on Saturday it will be the newest edition of one of the best rivalries in all of sports. As usual, a lot is riding on the Iron Bowl.
Few games have had more relevance in the last few years. Once again, people will be watching for both the mystique and the importance of the game.
For Alabama, a chance at a National Championship is on the line. For Auburn, bragging rights and a chance to play spoiler is the motivation.
The history of the Iron Bowl is as storied as the two programs that make it up. So, let's look at 10 little-known facts about the Iron Bowl.