5 Auburn Tigers to Watch Against Arkansas

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Dec 7, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Auburn Tigers defensive lineman Gabe Wright (90) celebrates after the 2013 SEC Championship game against the Missouri Tigers at Georgia Dome. The Auburn Tigers defeated the Missouri Tigers 59-42. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Tuesday of game week, and as you know, the Auburn Tigers and Arkansas Razorbacks will meet at Jordan-Hare Stadium this weekend for the first game of the season. Since it is an SEC game, the matchup carries even more importance than your typical season opener.

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Auburn has high expectations for 2014 after coming oh so close to a national championship last year. The Tigers are ranked fifth in the coaches poll and sixth by the Associated Press, and are on the shortlist of favorites to make it to the inaugural College Football Playoff.

The National Championship Game is still a long way away, and focus must first be placed on Arkansas. So, with that in mind, who are the five Auburn Tigers players to watch for come Saturday? We’ve got you covered.