Auburn tries for first offensive TD against Tide since 2010

photo Whether pitching the ball to one of his backs, running it himself or throwing a pass, Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall keeps the offense moving at a high velocity.

TIDE, TAKE THREEThree tidbits regarding top-ranked Alabama heading into Saturday's game at No. 4 Auburn:• 1. The No. 4 Tigers are the highest-ranked foe a No. 1 Alabama ever has faced in a regular season. The previous high was No. 5 LSU last year.• 2. Alabama and Auburn will have combined after this weekend for 13 of the first 22 SEC West titles, but this is the first winner-take-all Iron Bowl for division supremacy.• 3. The Crimson Tide are seeking their third consecutive win at Jordan-Hare Stadium, which would be a first.