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Auburn believes Tennessee is better than its record indicates.
The seventh-ranked Tigers want to make sure the Volunteers don't prove that this week.
Auburn (8-1, 4-1 SEC) has its final regular-season road test Saturday at Tennessee, which was outscored 76-13 by top-ranked Alabama and No. 9 Missouri in its last two games.
Tennessee's recent struggles could cause Auburn to look past this game before they close the regular season at home against Georgia and Alabama. The Tigers insist they'll resist that temptation.
''Tennessee is a good football team,'' Auburn center Reese Dismukes said. ''They're playing extremely well at home right now. It's an SEC game and it's on the road. It doesn't matter where you're playing in the SEC on the road -- it's going to be a tough game.''
Tennessee (4-5, 1-4) certainly has been tougher at home than on the road this season. In their last two home games, the Volunteers lost 34-31 ...
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The No. 9 Auburn Tigers will travel on Saturday to take on a fellow SEC opponent in the Tennessee Volunteers.
Auburn (8-1) will be looking for its ninth win of the season while Tennessee (4-5) will be looking to even its record at .500 on the year.
Coverage of the game between Auburn and Tennessee will air on ESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Neyland Stadium in Knoxville...
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