The famous “Tiger Bowl” rivalry between Auburn and LSU is intriguing not only because it pits two of the SEC’s blue bloods against each other for an annual showdown, but also because it seems like every game holds some kind of historical significance to the game. college football.
Some of the notable games in this series include the 1988 “Earthquake Game” where the crowd’s reaction to LSU’s game-winning touchdown scored on the Richter Scale, the 1996 “Barn Burner” game where the former sports arena burned during play, and most recently, last season’s game where Auburn snapped a 10-game losing streak against LSU in Baton Rouge since 1999.
There are many more memorable games between these two programs to name, making it one of the best rivalries in the SEC.
Gators Wire’s Pat Dooly recently listed the top 12 conference games on the 2022 schedule as part of his “Dooly’s Dozen” series. On the list. he ranks this season’s LSU game as the most intriguing No. 5 game on the SEC schedule, for the sole purpose of not knowing what to expect.
Remember when this game was so important? Nobody really knows what to expect from Auburn and LSU with (Brian) Kelly a mystery as well. All we know is that both teams have players we want to see play.
Although Auburn holds a two-game streak against the Bayou Bengals, LSU leads the 31-24-1 overall series that dates back to 1901 and has been played every year since 1992. The 2022 Tiger Bowl is scheduled for Oct. 1. at Jordan Hare Stadium.