Dodd, on the other hand, will be mixing it up, trying to baffle the Auburn defense with unbalanced lines, split ends and flankers.
The game, a sellout since last summer, is one of the most torrid rivalries in the South and brings together two of the most rabid sets of alumni anywhere. Friendly brawls are commonplace in the stands. Strangely enough, the aftermath of the game is apt to be peaceful only if Auburn loses. Dodd explains it this way:
"Those Auburn people, they're fine losers. Don't come any better. But when they win, watch out. They want to tear the place apart."
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