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Alabama fans scream for their team prior to a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

No. 2 Alabama 49, Auburn 0

No. 2 Alabama defeated Auburn, 49-0, in the Iron Bowl on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) scores a
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) scores a touchdown as Auburn defensive end Dee Ford (95) pursues during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama defensive lineman Jeoffrey Pagan (8) reacts with
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Alabama defensive lineman Jeoffrey Pagan (8) reacts with teammate Alabama defensive lineman Brandon Ivory (62) after stopping Auburn running back Tre Mason (21) for a loss during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Dee Milliner of the Alabama Crimson Tide recovers
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Dee Milliner of the Alabama Crimson Tide recovers a fumble by Tre Mason of the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 24, 2012)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Jeoffrey Pagan #8
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Jeoffrey Pagan #8 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after a tackle for a loss against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama's AJ McCarron reacts after a touchdown during
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Alabama's AJ McCarron reacts after a touchdown during a game against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 24, 2012)

Dee Milliner of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts
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Dee Milliner of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after recovering a fumble by the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 24, 2012)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Kevin Norwood #83
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Kevin Norwood #83 of the Alabama Crimson Tide catches a touchdown reception against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide passes for a touchdown to Kevin Norwood #83 against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Michael Williams #89
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Michael Williams #89 of the Alabama Crimson Tide fails to pull in this touchdown reception against Daren Bates #25 of the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: T.J. Yeldon #4
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rushes over T'Sharvan Bell #22 and Ryan Smith #24 of the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team onto
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Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team onto the field prior to their NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Auburn coach Gene Chizik, left, greets Alabama coach
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Auburn coach Gene Chizik, left, greets Alabama coach Nick Saban at midfield prior to their NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) pulls through
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) pulls through the defense of Auburn defensive back Jermaine Whitehead (9) and linebacker Jake Holland (5) during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Alabama fans cheer during the first half of
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Alabama fans cheer during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) pulls out
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) pulls out of the tackle of Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (11) during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) runs for
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) runs for a first down as Auburn linebacker Daren Bates (25) pursues during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Auburn running back Onterio McCalebb (23) stiff arms
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Auburn running back Onterio McCalebb (23) stiff arms Alabama defender Brent Calloway (21) during a kick return during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray (4) is stopped
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Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray (4) is stopped by a host of Alabama players during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Visibile for Alabama is kicker Cade Foster (43), defensive back Vinnie Sunseri (3), defensive back Landon Collins (26) defensive back Brent Calloway (21). (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Auburn running back Tre Mason (21) fumbles the
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Auburn running back Tre Mason (21) fumbles the ball after a hit by Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Auburn quarterback Jonathan Wallace (12) throws a screen
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Auburn quarterback Jonathan Wallace (12) throws a screen pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Auburn coach Gene Chizik, left, watches as quarterback
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Auburn coach Gene Chizik, left, watches as quarterback Jonathan Wallace (12) warms up before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) warms up prior
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) warms up prior to a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) scores a
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy (42) scores a first quarter touchdown as Auburn defensive end Dee Ford (95) and linebacker Jonathan Evans (35) pursues during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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Alabama fans scream for their team prior to
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Alabama fans scream for their team prior to a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) is stopped short
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) is stopped short of the goal by Auburn linebacker Jonathan Evans (35) during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide scores a touchdown against Jonathon Mincy #6 of the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: T.J. Yeldon #4
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide drives in for a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide passes against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide calls out the Auburn Tigers defense at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Auburn coach Gene Chizik reacts to a call
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Auburn coach Gene Chizik reacts to a call during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates an extra point by Jeremy Shelley #5 against the Auburn Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) celebrates with receiver
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) celebrates with receiver Kevin Norwood after throwing him a 7 yard touchdown pass during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama coach Nick Saban talks with quarterback AJ
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Alabama coach Nick Saban talks with quarterback AJ McCarron (10) during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Amari Cooper #9
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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 24: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide breaks a tackle by Jake Holland #5, Jermaine Whitehead #9 and Jonathon Mincy #6 of the Auburn Tigers on the way to a touchdown at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) catches a
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Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) catches a 29-yard touchdown pass as Auburn defensive back Ryan Smith (24) pursues during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama defensive back Dee Milliner returns a interception
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Alabama defensive back Dee Milliner returns a interception as Auburn wide receiver Emory Blake defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Nov. 24, 2012)

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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) looks for a
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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) looks for a receiver during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Auburn at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) is stopped
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Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) is stopped by Auburn linebacker Daren Bates (25) during the first half of a NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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