Auburn football vs. Alabama in 2021 Iron Bowl: Live updates, score

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AUBURN — Rivalry week's other major showdowns are stealing the spotlight from the Iron Bowl this year, with Ohio State, Michigan, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State all hanging around in College Football Playoff contention.

Alabama (10-1, 6-1 SEC) is comfortably in the mix, too, but a middling Auburn team (6-5, 3-4) can shake up the postseason landscape and reclaim attention Saturday if it pulls off a shocking upset. It's a backup quarterback vs. a Heisman candidate, a struggling first-year coach vs. one of the all-time greats.

Follow along for live updates here as the Iron Bowl kicks off at 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday (CBS) at Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium, where the Tigers haven't lost the rivalry game since 2015.

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