AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn's hopes for a repeat SEC West championship have vanished along with its national ranking.
Now, the Tigers are scrambling to keep the wheels from falling off a once-promising season. Auburn (4-3, 1-3 Southeastern Conference) is trying to rebound from back-to-back losses at Mississippi State and Tennessee and start to reverse a rapid fall from a No. 8 ranking.
"Our guys are playing their guts out," coach Gus Malzahn said Tuesday. "We've been in every game. As a matter of fact, we had opportunities to win just about every game.