How Auburn shocked Alabama, and how it might beat Missouri, too

Wednesday December 4th, 2013
Nick Marshall showed why he's the SEC's most electrifying player, racking up three scores on Alabama.
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What does this all mean for Saturday? Most likely that the game will be a high-scoring track meet and that there will be a grand total of zero delay of game penalties.

If the SEC title game is close in the fourth quarter, the advantage should go to Auburn. It's not that they ARE a team of destiny; it's that they BELIEVE they're a team of destiny, which in the world of college sports is a very powerful thing.

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