10 reasons FSU will beat Auburn

Originally Published: January 6, 2014
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

No. 2 Auburn will play No. 1 Florida State in the final BCS National Championship at the Rose Bowl on Monday night. Here are 10 reasons the Seminoles will win:

10. Strength vs. strength

Auburn has a powerful running game behind a veteran offensive line. Auburn will score points. But the Tigers' defense has been vulnerable (34.3 points per game versus six ranked opponents) against offenses less explosive than Florida State. After that, what is Auburn's best asset: Luck, destiny? In ...

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