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Ranking Auburn's 2021 schedule game-by-game from easiest to most difficult

Auburn Wire logo Auburn Wire 5/16/2021 Brian Stultz
a group of stuffed animals: Nov 25, 2017; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers fans react in the stands against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the forth quarter at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports © File photo Nov 25, 2017; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers fans react in the stands against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the forth quarter at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Coaches will tell you that every game, no matter the opponent, brings a different challenge.

While we understand they say this to keep their team focused, there are some games that are just going to be more difficult than others.

In 2021, Auburn faces a gauntlet of a schedule with trips to Penn State, LSU and Texas A&M while hosting Alabama, Georgia and Ole Miss.

But which games should be the easiest for the Tigers in Bryan Harsin’s first year and which ones will provide more difficulty? Glad you asked. Here is a game-by-game ranking of each opponent on Auburn’s 2021 schedule, starting with the easiest.

Note: Scale runs from 1 (easiest) to 10 (hardest).

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