Home field has ruled in SEC West rivals' series
There are no guarantees in college football, where the power of tradition and the muscle-flexing of eight-figure budgets run headlong into the occasionally scattered brains of 20-year-olds.Yet, if the past four seasons are any indication, if history, high stakes and high rankings count for anything, No. 6 LSU and No. 10 Auburn will play the kind of game Saturday night (ESPN, 7:45 ET) that will put millions of Tigers hearts into millions of Tigers throats.
Ivan Maisel is a senior writer for ESPN.com. Send your questions and comments to Ivan at firstname.lastname@example.org. His new book, "The Maisel Report: College Football's Most Overrated & Underrated Players, Coaches, Teams, and Traditions," is on sale now. For more information, go to TheMaiselReport.com.
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