September 12, 2006

Tuberville a big-game coach

Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville is earning a reputation as an excellent big-game coach. In the last two years the Tigers are 6-1 against Top 10 opponents with wins over LSU, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia Tech in 2004 and Georgia and Alabama in 2005.

The lone loss: LSU in 2005.

While Tuberville and his staff understand the importance of these big games, they try to keep it low-key during the week. Players don't need extra motivation for games like Saturday's matchup pitting No. 3 Auburn against No. 6 LSU.

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