For Alabama, it'll be a tough loss to swallow in the morning. However, Nick Saban won't let his troops dwell on it too long.
Saturday's dynamic contest has done nothing if not guarantee one simple thing — Malzahn vs. Saban for the next few years should provide plenty of spark to what had been a stale rivalry over the past six seasons.
For Auburn fans, it couldn't have gotten here soon enough. For Alabama fans, it looks like it could be game on for the next few Iron Bowls.
If the 2013 rendition is the rule rather than the exception, then we are all in for one heck of a ride for the foreseeable future.
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