Top 3 SEC Games: Week One Edition

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Apr 18, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers players arrive during Tiger Walk prior to the spring game at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

#2 The Forgotten Petrino Bowl

Louisville VS 6 Auburn

Location:  Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

Game Time:  Saturday, September 5 3:30PM ET


Bobby Petrino.  A former NFL coach, SEC west head coach, (now current) coach of the Louisville Cardinals, and was once pursued by Auburn to replace Tommy Tuberville.  A decade ago this game would have been major money on the network charts.  In today’s time, it’s still a must watch game.  The Auburn Tigers will enter the Georgia Dome expecting it to not be their last stop in Atlanta this season.  For a program with such high expectations, the Tigers still have a defense that must be improved for a legitimate run at a national championship to become reality.  Auburn hired one of college football’s perceived best in defensive coordinator, and former Florida head coach, Will Muschamp.  Muschamp’s first test starts against Bobby Petrino’s air-raid offense and Louisville.  Outside of this being the Chick-fil-A kickoff game, the Auburn and Louisville matchup features more than enough to keep you entertained and intrigued Saturday afternoon.

Side Note:  Ole Miss and Alabama both took care of business against out of conference foes in last year’s Chick-fil-A kickoff matchups.

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