Don't bother mentioning the Iron Bowl to Auburn. The seventh-ranked Tigers refuse to that far ahead.
''I'm not going to talk about Alabama,'' Auburn linebacker Cassanova McKinzy said Saturday after the Tigers' 55-23 rout of Tennessee. ''I'm just going to talk about Georgia. The only thing we can do is prepare for Georgia and take it one game at a time.''
That's the same approach that has helped Auburn (9-1, 5-1 SEC) make the biggest turnaround of any team in the nation.
One year after going 3-9 and failing to earn a single Southeastern Conference victory, Auburn heads into its final two regular-season games in control of its destiny in the Western Division race. If Auburn beats No. 25 Georgia next weekend, it would set the stage for a Nov. 30 showdown with top-ranked Alabama in the most anticipated Iron Bowl since Cam Newton rallied the Tigers to a 28-27 victory at Tuscaloosa in their 2010 national championship season.
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