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Auburn football is currently ranked No. 6 in the country, which is a good thing.
The Tigers have a chance to get back into the top 10 and possibly the SEC title game if they can play their way to a bowl game.
The rest of the season is up in the air.
The schedule is a mess and there are plenty of games that have to be decided.
However, it’s worth keeping an eye on Auburn as the season progresses.
The following five teams are on the cusp of making a run to the playoff, and they’ll be on the radar of many college football fans throughout the rest of February.1.
AuburnAuburn (6-3) will play the No. 2 Oklahoma State Bulldogs in the first game of the week on Saturday.
If Auburn can beat Oklahoma State, they’ll finish the regular season undefeated at 6-0 and likely be considered a potential top-five team heading into the season.
Oklahoma’s defense is ranked No (1), but the Tigers could be the top team in the SEC West.
They are undefeated at 7-0 in the last five seasons and are the only team in college football with a winning record in the bowl game in the past 10 years.
Oklahoma is coming off a 38-7 win over No. 11 Ole Miss.
Auburn has a win over the Bulldogs last season in the opener, and the team has won three of the last four games against the team that beat them the previous season.
Oklahoma State (6) is coming into the game with an 11-2 record.
They beat No. 10 Texas A&M 42-0 last season, and then defeated No. 1 Georgia 48-20.
The Aggies have struggled this season and will likely be a team that has to be wary of Auburn this season.
They’ve only won two games this season, including a blowout loss to No. 3 Oklahoma.
The Cowboys are coming off an 8-5 season.
The loss of star receiver Dez Bryant is the biggest blow to the Cowboys, who are currently tied with USC for the nation’s worst record.
The Tennessee Volunteers (7) have been one of the best teams in the nation this season in terms of scoring defense.
They allowed only 13.3 points per game in 2016, and this season they’ve allowed an average of 19.1 points per contest.
Tennessee has played in 11 games this year, and has played seven different opponents.
Tennessee is ranked in the top five nationally and in the AP Poll and in College Football Playoff rankings.
The Volunteers play in the fourth-ranked Big South Conference, which ranks No. 4 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
The Kansas State Wildcats (8) are coming into Saturday’s game with a 10-1 record.
Kansas is in the middle of a stretch that has been a little frustrating for Kansas State.
The Wildcats are tied for first place in the Big 12 and have a 9-1 mark.
The team is led by Heisman Trophy winner and Heisman finalist Alex Hornibrook, who has been the starting quarterback since 2016.
The Kansas State offense is averaging more than 230 yards per game this season with three touchdowns and just seven interceptions.
The passing game is also ranked in top-10 in the NCAA.
The Arkansas Razorbacks (9) have won five games in a row and will play their second consecutive bowl game on Saturday, as Arkansas State will take on South Alabama in the season opener.
The game is expected to be played on the Big South Network.
The Razorbacks are currently ranked in a tie for first in the FBS and the Associated Press Coaches poll.
Arkansas State is coming from a 14-0 season.
South Florida is in first place and is currently averaging 24.2 points per outing.
The Jaguars have had a great season offensively, averaging 7.2 yards per play and scoring at least 25 points in nine of their last 10 games.
South Alabama (10) is in last place in SEC West and is coming up on the last game of its season.
Last season, South Alabama played nine games, winning three of them.
The Crimson Tide lost a close game to Alabama, and now South Alabama is coming back to the field for its first bowl game since 2014.
The Tide has won seven of its last 10 against the Bulldogs, and South Alabama will be coming into this bowl game with six wins.
South Carolina is ranked fourth in the ACC.
The Gamecocks will host South Carolina in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 9.
The winner of the game will be the defending national champion.
The South Carolina-Buckeyes rivalry game is always one of my favorite.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys (11) are currently the only undefeated team in football.
They’re ranked No 2 in the league.
The only team to win 10 games last