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Charles Barkley Sends Warning Message To Auburn Football

NBA legend Charles Barkley  at the Final Four watching his alma mater Auburn against Virginia.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - APRIL 06: CBS commentator Charles Barkley looks on during the 2019 NCAA Final Four semifinal between the Auburn Tigers and the Virginia Cavaliers at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 6, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Auburn might just have the nation's most impressive wins of the season so far. The No. 7 Tigers knocked off Oregon in week one — a really good win considering the Ducks are the current Pac-12 favorites. Then last week, Auburn beat Texas A&M — currently ranked No. 23.

True freshman quarterback Bo Nix is playing older than his age. Not to mention, head coach Gus Malzahn has created a system to ensure Nix has success. Things are clicking on all cylinders for the Tigers.

While AU has already played tough opponents, even tougher games remain on the schedule. The Tigers still have to play Florida, LSU, Georgia and Alabama.

Auburn alum Charles Barkley has always voiced his support for the Tigers. He visited the Auburn campus on Thursday and afterwards spoke to the media. He wants to make sure the players stay focused on one game at a time.

"We can’t even think about Alabama,” Barkley said, via “You’ve got to play one game at a time, you can’t worry about something that’s two months away. I mean, they’ve still got to go to LSU and Florida. You take it one game at a time, and then you move on."

He's got a point. Auburn has several very difficult games remaining. If the Tigers hope to go to a NY6 bowl or even make the College Football Playoff, they can't overlook any opponent.

Can Auburn withstand its difficult schedule? Or will the Tigers trip up somewhere along the way?