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The Auburn Tigers football program represents Auburn University in the sport of American college football. Auburn competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Auburn officially started completing in intercollegiate football in 1892. The Tigers joined the Southeastern Conference in 1932 as one of the inaugural members of the conference and the Tigers started completing in the West Division when the conference divided in 1992. Auburn officially declares 2 national championships, however has been recognized with five national championships from NCAA recorded selectors. Auburn has accomplished twelve unbeaten seasons and won twelve championship game, in addition to eight divisional championships. The Tigers have made forty-one post season bowl appearances; including eleven historically major bowl berths. The Tigers have the 12th most wins in FBS history with over 700 victories and have actually finished ranked in the Top 25 of either the AP or Coaches polls 37 times, including finishing in the leading ten 18 times (ranked 12th nationally for leading 10 surfaces).

The Tigers have actually produced three Heisman Trophy winners: quarterback Pat Sullivan in 1971, running back Bo Jackson in 1985, and quarterback Cam Newton in 2010. Auburn has actually also produced twenty-nine consensus All-American players. The College Football Hall of Fame has inducted an overall of 12 individuals from Auburn, consisting of 8 student-athletes and four head coaches: John Heisman, Mike Donahue, Ralph Jordan, and Pat Dye. Ralph “Shug” Jordan, who coached from 1951 to 1975, led Auburn to its first championship game and won an overall of 176 games, the most by any Auburn coach.

Auburn’s home arena is Jordan– Hare Arena, which opened in 1939 and becomes Alabama’s 5th largest city on gamedays with a capacity of 87,451. Auburn’s archrival is in-state enemy Alabama. The Tigers and Crimson Tide meet every year in the Iron Bowl, one of the biggest rivalries in all of sports. The Tigers are currently led by head coach Gus Malzahn.