Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game: No. 6 Auburn vs. Louisville
When: Sept. 5, 2015; 3:30 EST
Where: Georgia Dome (Atlanta, Ga.)
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Did you know?
Auburn has won eight of its past nine season openers. It’s only loss? The Tigers’ lone previous appearance in the Chick-fil-a kickoff game back in 2012 when they lost to No. 14 Clemson 26-19. The game set an attendance record for the event with 75,211 fans.
This was also the last time the team lost a non-conference game. Auburn enters Saturday’s matchup against Louisville having won its last 11 straight non-conference games.
The Georgia Dome has been a home away from home for the Tigers in recent years. Auburn has an overall record of 6-4 at the dome, but has won five of its last six at the venue including three SEC Championship games, and a bowl game.
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- Young Auburn linebackers pushing veterans for playing time
- Lack of uncertainty at quarterback setting up Auburn offense, starter Jeremy Johnson for success
- Auburn football team releases depth chart ahead of season opener against Louisville
- CBS Sports analyst Rick Neuheisel: Auburn has “championship equation” in place
- Auburn WR Marcus Davis ready to take over for Quan Bray on punt returns
- Gem of Auburn’s 2015 recruiting class Byron Cowart could have starring role in season opener