Auburn moves up in latest NCAA USA TODAY re-rank

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The college football season is finally here and that means we have actual football to base our rankings on. As he does every week, USA TODAY’s Paul Myerberg re-ranked all NCAA teams from 1-131 and Auburn made a slight move up in this week’s edition.

The Tigers moved up one spot to No. 61 after beating Mercer 42-16 to open their season Saturday. The move makes them the 11th highest-ranked SEC team. They are ahead of Missouri (No. 64), South Carolina (No. 70), and Vanderbilt (No. 106).

Auburn’s two biggest rivals — Alabama and Georgia —sit atop the rankings at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.

Auburn will have another chance to move up in the rankings Saturday when they host the San Jose State Spartans in Jordan-Hare Stadium. The get is set to start at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be on ESPNU.

Here is the ranking of each SEC team:


A look at which Auburn Tigers graded the best, worst against Mercer

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