Alabama Football: 5 bold predictions for Tide in the Iron Bowl

[Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.]Iron Bowl Alabama Vs Auburn
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Bold predictions for Alabama football in the Iron Bowl

1. We will all be talking about how Auburn got lucky

This always happens. The story of the Iron Bowl has to be told with lucky plays for the Tigers. Whether it is the kick six or a strange rule that gives you a free timeout, everything goes Auburn’s way in this matchup.

Auburn’s wins are so crazy that they are usually named. While the Tigers hopefully won’t do enough to squeak out a win, they will still find ways to get lucky. At this point, it is essentially an Iron Bowl tradition.

The Crimson Tide will look to make a statement in this year’s Iron Bowl. They want to show that they are undoubtedly the best team in college football. Mac Jones wants to have his Heisman moment. The Tide will want revenge against the Auburn Tigers. They can achieve all of these goals, but they won’t be what fans take away from this game. Everyone will talk about some crazy play that gave Auburn an unfair advantage.

Next. 3 keys to win the Iron Bowl. dark

Seniors have lost two of their three Iron Bowls, so they will be trying to at least go .500 against their in-state rival. It will be interesting to see how this rivalry game goes, but these are some crazy things that could happen. At the end of the day, fans don’t matter how ugly it looks. As long as Alabama leaves with bragging rights, everything will be just fine.