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Auburn faces challenge in keeping SEC crown
Auburn faces challenge in keeping SEC crown

Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 6, Auburn. The best combination in football is not quarterback and receiver. It's lucky and good. Consider Auburn's 14-win, no-loss run to the 2010 national title: Auburn won six games by a total of 16 points. The Tigers rallied from 24-0 down against Alabama and then defeated Oregon on a last-second field goal in the Bowl Championship Series title game. The winning kick was set up by a still-impossible-to-believe run by Michael Dyer. A season like that could never happen again to any school. But it...

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