Auburn mascot Aubie greets fans before a game.
Photo: Butch Dill/AP
Photo: Butch Dill/AP

Aubie the Tiger trolls Uga ahead of SEC Championship

Auburn University’s costumed mascot, Aubie the Tiger, trolled the University of Georgia’s live mascot Uga Wednesday on Twitter.

Aubie’s Twitter account posted a photo of the Tigers’ mascot on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium from the teams’ regular-season matchup on Nov. 11 with a sign that read “No pets on the field.”

On Wednesday, Aubie’s account added the caption, “This applies to Mercedes-Benz Stadium as well.”

Auburn and Georiga kick off in the SEC Championship game on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The SEC Championship Game has been played in Atlanta since 1994. The 26th SEC title game will be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is the first meeting between Georgia and Auburn in the SEC title game. The longtime rivals will meet for the 122nd time. UGA holds the 57-56-8 all-time edge. Since 1994, there have been eight Top 10 matchups in the SEC title game. Auburn is No. 4 in the latest AP poll. Georgia is ranked No. 6. The higher ranked team is 4-4. Auburn has made five title-game appearances and w

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