Kirk Herbstreit joined “The Paul Finebaum Show” Tuesday evening on the SEC Network and the ESPN College Football analyst said he has been impressed by the Auburn Tigers (2-1) through 3 games this season.

No. 23 Auburn lost Saturday night in Happy Valley to No. 6 Penn State (3-0) in a hectic ‘White Out’ environment. Despite the 28-20 loss for the Tigers, Herbstreit came away impressed. Although, he still isn’t ready to pick Auburn over No. 1 Alabama (3-0) in this year’s installment of The Iron Bowl:

Auburn plays host to Georgia State (1-2) of the Sun Belt Conference this week with kickoff set for 4 p.m. ET at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

The Tigers play Alabama on Nov. 27 in Auburn, but they’ll play 4 teams ranked in this week’s AP Poll before hosting the Crimson Tide.