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Auburn moves up in polls after beating Washington


Auburn moved up in the polls after beating then-No. 6 Washington, the highest-ranked team to lost last week.

The Tigers, who defeated the Huskies 21-16, are No. 7 in both the coaches poll and AP poll.

Auburn received 1,219 points in the coaches poll, up from No. 10 and 1,004 points in the preseason, and 1,236 points in the AP poll, up from No. 9 with 1,013 points in the preseason.

Auburn hosts Alabama State (1-0) this week (6:30 p.m., SEC Network Alternate) in its home opener.

James Crepea is an Auburn beat reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @JamesCrepea.

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