Auburn remembers being where No. 5 Georgia stands: a win away from the SEC championship game with a national title still within grasp.
It was only two years ago, after all. Before the Bulldogs' impressive rise and the Tigers' dramatic fall.
Georgia (8-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) can clinch its second straight trip to the league championship game with a victory over Auburn (2-7, 0-6) on Saturday night.
The Tigers snapped a five-game losing streak last weekend against New Mexico State but are still a longshot to win an SEC game since that requires a win over the Bulldogs or No. 1 Alabama.
''Us playing big in a game like this is huge,'' Auburn coach Gene Chizik said. ''Our guys catching a little bit of momentum from last week. This is just a huge rivalry game.
''We've been on the flip side of this where we've got to win to win our side of the league. As a matter of fact, it was against Georgia when we were in the exact same position here at home. Hey, we're excited about the c...