Auburn and Memphis both won in the SCRC Men's DII conference, setting up those two, along with Middle Tennessee State, as the leading teams in the conference.
Memphis beat MTSU 26-17 in a game that certainly implied that everyone is pretty close (Memphis beat Auburn 12-7 earlier in the season).
But Memphis Head Coach Blake White had a different view.
Tennessee took a huge step toward being the #1 seed going into the SCRC playoffs with a 41-25 defeat of previously unbeaten Clemson.
The Big Game looms this weekend in the SCRC, as undefeated Tennessee faces undefeated Clemson in a game that will likely decide who is the top seed going into the conference playoffs.
Some teams made a few statements this week in Men's DII College Rugby.
Men's DII Scores from the Weekend of October 9
Here's a look.
In a clash of two DII teams with big aspirations in the SCRC, Memphis came back to defeat Auburn 12-7 in a muddy mess of a game.
Auburn led for much of the match and performed admirable for a squad that has 13 freshmen and sophomores in the gameday 23, plus four players who have never played rugby before.