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Caption: The Auburn Tigers celebrate with the SEC trophy after defeating the Missouri Tigers in the 2013 SEC Championship game at Georgia Dome. Auburn won 59-42. (Dec 7, 2013; Atlanta, GA)

ESPN is releasing 2013 Season Report Cards for all SEC teams. Here is how they graded Auburn:

OFFENSE: A
DEFENSE: B-
SPECIAL TEAMS: A-

OVERALL: A

Here is what ESPN had to say:
quote:

What a storybook season on the Plains. The Tigers, a year removed from going winless in the SEC, turned in one miraculous and/or thrilling finish after another to win the SEC championship and come within an eyelash of winning the national title. Malzahn did a masterful job in turning this program around, and his staff was equally superb. When you consider how far the Tigers came from where they were to end the 2012 season, this probably ought to be an A+. But we reserve those for national championship seasons. It wasn't quite a national championship season for Auburn. But, boy, was it a memorable one.
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Originally published on SECRant.com

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