Alabama dismantles Auburn in the Iron Bowl to finish on a high note: CFB media react.

The Alabama Crimson Tide recorded their 10th win of the season by beating the Auburn Tigers 49-27 in the Iron Bowl on Saturday.

The Alabama Crimson Tide suffered two heartbreaking losses to the Tennessee Volunteers and LSU Tigers in the span of three weeks, which hypothetically ended any chance of making the College Football Playoff. But they have since managed to win their next two games, including one against the Ole Miss Rebels. They had the opportunity to end their regular season on a high with a win over the Auburn Tigers in the Iron Bowl.

That’s exactly what the Crimson Tide did, as they pulled off a massive 49-27 win over the Tigers to win the Iron Bowl for the third straight year. With that win and the chaos in the rest of the college football world (Ohio State’s loss to Michigan and Clemson’s loss to South Carolina), the debate began about whether the Alabama to make the playoffs.

Let’s take a look at what members of the college football media took away from Alabama’s win over Auburn.

CFB media react to Alabama’s victory over Auburn in the Iron Bowl.

Fans will certainly be waiting to see how much Alabama will jump in the next Playoff standings after this win.

Auburn was the first to open the scoring with a 24-yard run by quarterback Robby Ashford. From there, Alabama responded with three touchdowns. While there was hope for the Tigers after they cut the deficit to 28-14, Alabama responded with another three-touchdown streak. It was that kind of game for Alabama and Auburn.

Quarterback Bryce Young performed well in what could be his last home game at Bryant-Denny Stadium, as he is eligible for the NFL Draft after this season. Young made 20 of 30 pass attempts for 343 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.

As for Auburn, they had two 100-yard rushers in Ashford and Jarquez Hunter. Ashford rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns, while Hunter had 134 yards on 11 carries.

Alabama’s success under coach Nick Saban continues, as the program won 10 games in a season for the 15th consecutive year.

The Crimson Tide ends its regular season on a high note. Now they await their fate in regards to the bowl game they will play after the conference championship games next week.

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