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Tigers still have some bite

Originally Published: October 5, 2003
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

When Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville picked up the phone Sunday afternoon, the first words out of his mouth were "Never say die!"

The Tigers, a preseason top-five team left for dead after losing their first two games by a combined score of 40-3, overpowered previously unbeaten No. 7 Tennessee, 28-21, on Saturday night. With the victory, Auburn climbed over .500 (3-2) and reasserted itself as a contender in the SEC West.

Auburn won the way that those of us in the expert business predicted ...

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