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Auburn/Samford game time set for 7 p.m. ET on Nov. 22

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn's final home game of the season will take place at night.

On Monday, the Southeastern Conference the television slate for the final two weeks of the regular season, with Auburn's contest versus Samford on Nov. 22 slotted for 7 p.m. ET. It will air on ESPNU.

That means the Tigers' final three regular season games will be prime time affairs. It was already known that Saturday's game versus Georgia would kick off at 7:15 p.m. in Athens, Ga. On Monday, it was announced the Iron Bowl will begin at 7:45 ET in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Nov. 29.

Samford is led by coach Pat Sullivan, who played quarterback at Auburn from 1969-71. In 1971, he became the Tigers' first Heisman Trophy winner, throwing 20 touchdowns and accounting for 2,096 yards of total offense. The team finished with a 9-2 record and appeared in the Sugar Bowl that season.

This year, the Bulldogs are 6-3 and 4-2 in Southern Conference play. Samford's 34-20 victory over Western Carolina earlier this month made Sullivan the school's all-time winningest coach, as his 46 wins broke Terry Bowden's record.

Auburn's series with Samford, however, has never been a competitive one. The Tigers hold a 26-0-1 record in 27 meetings with the Bulldogs.