Tracking the annual Iron Bowl

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Auburn, AL (WSFA) -  Thousands of Tide and Tiger fans are at Jordan Hare Stadium in Auburn today for the annual Iron Bowl game. There is much at stake including rankings, bowl games, and major bragging rights for the year. Kick-off isn't until 1:30 p.m. but folks are already tailgating!

WSFA 12 News live coverage started early this morning with Judd Davis reporting live from Auburn. Judd talked with former Alabama player and "The Biggest Loser" contestant Roger Schultz and former Auburn linebacker and soon to be SEC Legends Hall of Fame inductee Quentin Riggins about what it's like to play in the big game. Judd also introduced us to the "Best Fan in the Land" winners from our online contest.

Alabama enters the bowl undefeated and hopes to remain that way for next week's SEC title game against Florida. Auburn hopes to be the spoiler to deflect last year's 36-0 loss to Alabama. This is the 74th time that Auburn and Alabama will meet dating back to 1893. The immense rivalry spirit still remains true to this day.

Remember, you're not ready to watch the game until you tune in to "Tide and Tigers Today" hosted by WSFA 12 Sports Director Jeff Shearer and radio personality, Paul Finebaum. You can watch at 12:30 p.m. on WSFA 12 News.

You can also depend on WSFA 12 News to bring you live Iron Bowl coverage on Alabama Live! at 11:00 a.m. and on WSFA 12 News at Noon, 5, 6 and 10. You can also watch video of our coverage and participate in our fan forum today starting at 10:00 a.m. to share your views with others fans right here on

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