Auburn has quite the challenge ahead of it this season. Yes, the Tigers made the Sugar Bowl last season and are expected to make another run at a New Year’s Six bowl in 2017, but the schedule has plenty of obstacles, from a Week 2 trip to Clemson to a three-game road stretch against SEC West opponents. Oh, and there’s the Iron Bowl too.
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Here’s the road the Gus Malzahn and the Tigers need to navigate if they are to build off last season’s surprise campaign and give the SEC more firepower after a down year for the league in 2016.
2017 Auburn Tigers Schedule
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