Tigers Announce Finalized Football Schedule

Auburn's 2012 football schedule includes seven home games, four on the road and one neutral site contest.

Auburn, Ala.--The complete 2012 Auburn football schedule with finalized dates for the non-conference home games and the season opener vs. Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Classic were announced on Thursday.

The Tigers will open the season on Saturday, Sept. 1st at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta where they will play Clemson. The Tigers finished their 2011 season in the same place with a bowl victory over Virginia.

Auburn lost to the Tigers at Clemson last season after defeating Clemson the previous season in Auburn.

The other non-conference games will be played at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Louisiana-Monroe will visit on Sept. 15th, New Mexico State will play in Auburn on November 3rd and Alabama A&M plays the Tigers for the first time in football for the Homecoming contest on Nov. 17.

The SEC home games at Jordan-Hare Stadium for Coach Gene Chizik's team will include LSU (Sept. 22), Arkansas (Oct. 6), Texas A&M (Oct. 27) and Georgia (Nov. 10).

The SEC road schedule features games at Mississippi State (Sept. 8), Ole Miss (Oct. 13), Vanderbilt (Oct. 20), and Alabama (Nov. 24).

Texas A&M, a new SEC member in 2012-2013 along with Missouri, will be making its first appearance in Jordan-Hare Stadium as part of the league that is expanding to 14 teams.

Kickoff times will be determined by television networks later this year.


Sept. 1--Auburn vs. Clemson (Atlanta)
Sept. 8–Auburn at Mississippi State
Sept. 15–Louisiana-Monroe at Auburn
Sept. 22–LSU at Auburn
Oct. 6–Arkansas at Auburn
Oct. 13–Auburn at Ole Miss
Oct. 20–Auburn at Vanderbilt
Oct. 27–Texas A&M at Auburn
Nov. 3–New Mexico State at Auburn
Nov. 10–Georgia at Auburn
Nov. 17–Alabama A&M at Auburn
Nov. 24–Auburn at Alabama

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