Found November 26, 2011 on Fox Sports South:
AUBURN, Ala. They did everything they could do. The Alabama Crimson Tide put an emphatic exclamation point on theirbid for another trip to the BCS Championship, and in the process exacted revenge on their biggest rival with a 42-14 win Saturday over Auburn in the Iron Bowl. It was one of the most dominating performances of the year, especially considering Auburn's two touchdowns were not against the Tide defense. One came at the end of the first quarter when Auburn defensive end Corey Lemonier blindsided Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron and forced a fumble that was recovered in the end zone. The second was an 87-yard kickoff return by Onterio McCalebb to start the third quarter. Neither of those touchdowns mattered. Alabama never trailed and never appeared in danger. Nick Saban's relentless, pounding defense held the Tigers to 140 total yards of offense, the vast majority of those coming in the fourth quarter when the game was well in hand. To illustrate just how lop...
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