Auburn moves up to No. 7 in the BCS

Nov. 10, 2013

Sammie Coates, left, Jeremy Johnson, center, and Trovon Reed enjoy Auburn's trip to Tennessee (Todd Van Emst photo)

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By Charles Goldberg

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn's biggest jump in the polls Sunday came in the most important survey.

The Tigers jumped two spots to No. 7 in the BCS standings following their 55-23 win over Tennessee Saturday.

Auburn remained No. 7 in the AP poll and moved up a spot to No. 9 in the USA Today/coaches poll released Sunday. Auburn is also ninth in the Harris Interactive poll.

The BCS computers, which is a third of the ranking, gave Auburn an average ranking of seventh. The six computers ranked Auburn has high as fourth, as low as eighth.

Auburn is 9-1 overall and 5-1 in the SEC heading into Saturday's 2:30 p.m. against Georgia in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Georgia returned to the AP rankings Sunday at No. 25 following a 45-16 win over Appalachian State.

Georgia had 568 yards in that one. Auburn had 454 yards against Tennessee.



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