The first three head coaches of the Clemson football program were all Auburn graduates. On a still, balmy, September night inon the young and undeveloped Clemson College campus, a group of cadets met in the barracks to discuss the feasibility of organizing a football team to represent the all-male military school.
Gainesville, Florida, will likely command the lion's share of attention as the No.
Read more The two SEC rivals both arrive into the game unbeaten with a perfect record , which includes a record against conference rivals. The fact this is the first time Gators and Tigers have locked horns since only adds to the intrigue of a matchup that could shape the outcome of the season for both teams.
There is little to choose between the two teams.
The Tigers have been marginally more impressive on offense, scoring 38 points per game to Florida's Auburn has amassed yards per game to the Gators' The Gators have conceded a mere 8. Like most finely-poised matchups, the showdown between the two SEC rivals could well comedown to their respective quarterbacks.
The freshman signal caller has passed for yards and seven touchdowns with two interceptions so far and shone in a rout over Mississippi State last week.
Nix finished for for yards and two touchdowns as Auburn improved to Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, however, insisted his team still had plenty of room for improvement offensively.
We've got to get better at stopping the self-inflicted wounds" Nix's Florida counterpart, Kyle Trask, has performed brilliantly since an injury against Kentucky in Week 2 ruled starting quarterback Feleipe Franks out for the season. Trask has completed Last week, the junior quarterback completed 90 percent of his 20 passes, throwing for yards and two touchdowns as the Gators routed the Towson Tigers In just his second start in college football, Trask completed his first 15 passes, giving him 18 straight completions dating back to the previous game and setting a new school record in the process.
Kick-off is scheduled for p. Series record The two programs have met 83 times, with Auburn holding a slight lead in the all-time series. The Tigers have won the last three meetings against the Gators, including their last visit to Gainesville in when they prevailed