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2022 Football Opponent Previews: Auburn Tigers

Here’s your annual reminder that Auburn is crazy. Crazy-pants crazy.

There are two different Auburns, though, and it’s important to get them straight: there’s the Auburn University athletic program which, for the most part, is run like at typical SEC athletic departments is run. And then there’s the Auburn booster corps. And that’s where the crazy part comes in.

Obscenely loaded and unabashedly hands-on, the booster side of Auburn is hardly simpatico with the university athletics side in the best of times, let alone when - heaven forbid! - the team isn’t recruiting/playing/winning to the degree the affluent grumps believe they should .