Second-ranked Auburn thrives on living dangerously

By: AP
By: AP
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It

Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton (2) celebrates with teammate Nick Fairley following the Tigers' 28-27, come-back win against Alabama on Friday in the Iron Bowl.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It's not so hard to put Auburn in a
hole. Keeping the second-ranked Tigers there is much more
troublesome.

Unbeaten Auburn has had to climb back from sizable deficits,
including a school-record 24 points against Alabama. The Tigers
have even done it against No. 18 South Carolina, which couldn't
hang onto a 13-point lead in their last meeting.

The Tigers would like a better start against the Gamecocks and
not live on the edge with a championship on the line.

But their resilience is a big reason Auburn will get a national
title shot if they can beat the Gamecocks again in Saturday's
Southeastern Conference championship game. The team has eight
come-from-behind wins, and half of those came after trailing by
double digits.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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