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Iron Bowl History: Watch Alabama, Auburn Thrilling Moments As Iron Bowl 2009 Kicks Off (VIDEOS)

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The Iron Bowl, an annual game between Auburn University and the University of Alabama, takes place today at 2:30 ET between the 11-0 Crimson Tide and 7-4 Tigers.

Though Auburn has won six of the last seven match-ups between the SEC rivals, Alabama won last year 36-0 and is the heavy favorite this year. The all-time series belongs to Alabama 39-33-1.

Historically, the teams have had some incredible games and thrilling finishes. Here's a look back at some of the more memorable Iron Bowls in recent years:

1997: Auburn 18, Alabama 17 (field goal in final seconds)

1996: Alabama 24, Auburn 23 (touchdown in final seconds)

1985: Alabama 25, Auburn 23 (drive down field and field goal in final seconds)

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