No. 11 Oregon-No. 16 Auburn 1st meeting since '11 title game
FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2018, file photo, Auburn offensive lineman Prince Tega Wanogho (76) watches from the sideline in the second half of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game against Purdue, in Nashville, Tenn. Prince Tega Wanogho came to Alabama from Nigeria wanting to be the next LeBron James. He became Auburn’s left tackle instead. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 file photo, Auburn running back Kam Martin (9) carries the ball against Alabama during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. College football starts better than it ends.
The sport has evolved through numerous postseason systems that have clumsily crowned champions, and while the College Football Playoff does a better job than its predecessors it has also spawned a month’s worth of tedious debate over the meaningfulness of bowl games. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert throws during a drill at NCAA college football practice in Eugene, Ore. No. 16 Auburn freshman quarterback Bo Nix makes his college debut by matching up against No. 11 Oregon quarterback and potential first-round draft pick Justin Herbert in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 31. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2018, file photo, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn watches from the sideline in the first half of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game against Purdue in Nashville, Tenn. Auburn faces four of the top eight teams in last year’s season-ending Top 25. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)