Five storylines: The Iron Bowl 

November, 22, 2012
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Alabama fumble recoveryAP Photo/Dave MartinAlabama will aim to create turnovers against Auburn as it did in the season's first eight games.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 2 Alabama (10-1, 6-1) is back in the title hunt after a stunning weekend of college football with upsets of Kansas State and Oregon. This Saturday, the Crimson Tide will look to avoid the same fate as they host in-state rival Auburn (3-8, 0-7) at 2:30 p.m. CT.

Here are five storylines for the game ...

1. Focus on the present, play to win: Alabama players are saying all the right things about keeping their focus on Auburn and not the matchup with Georgia in the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 1. It's an easy thing to say, but harder to practice, as evidenced by the Tide's letdown against Texas A&M. Auburn isn't the talent of Texas A&M, but the Tigers still present challenges. (Remember the struggles LSU had on The Plains).
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