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Auburn has won 78 consecutive games when scoring 30 or more points. In its history, Auburn is now 294-4 all-time when scoring at least 30 points. Auburn is 194-1 all-time against non-SEC opponents when scoring 30 points. Auburn's only loss against a non-SEC opponent when scoring at least 30 points was in 1979 (42-38 vs. Wake Forest).
 
xAuburn won in head coach Gus Malzahn's debut. Since WWII, Auburn head coaches are 9-1 in their first game as head coach at Auburn.
 
xWashington State quarterback Connor Halliday attempted 65 passes, the most by an Auburn opponent since Northwestern's Mike Kafka had 78 attempts in the 2010 Outback Bowl.
 
xThe undefeated 1993 team was recognized during pregame ceremonies as part of its 20-year reunion.
 
xTiger (War Eagle VI) was recognized on the 13th anniversary of her inaugural tether-free flight at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
 
xMiss America Mallory Hagan, an Opelika native, was introduced in the first half.
 
Junior DB Robenson Therezie
The first career interception for Robenson Therezie came in the first quarter, with a 24-yard return. He then recorded his second interception of the game in the fourth quarter in the end zone. It marks the first time since 2010 (Josh Bynes vs. Arkansas) that a single Auburn player had two interceptions in a game. It was also the first career interception for Joshua Holsey on the last play of the first quarter. Three interceptions surpasses the Auburn team total of two from 2012.
 
Junior RB Tre Mason
Tre Mason's eight-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter was the 10th TD of his career.
 
Mason's second quarter 100-yard kickoff return was the second KOR score of his career; his first was a 97-yard return against Utah State in the 2011 season opener. Auburn's last kickoff return for a touchdown was a 100-yard return by Onterio McCalebb at Mississippi State last season. Auburn has returned at least one kickoff for a touchdown each of the last six seasons, tied for third best in the nation.
 
With his efforts against Washington State, Mason passed the 2,000-yard career mark in all-purpose yards. He now has 2,181 all-purpose yards in his career.
 
Senior DB Ryan White
Ryan White's two-point conversion run was the first Auburn two-point conversion since 2006 versus Alabama; that two-point PAT was a pass from Carl Stewart to Lee Guess.
 
Junior RB Corey Grant
Corey Grant's 75-yard touchdown run in the second quarter was his first Auburn touchdown. It tied for the 24th-longest touchdown run in Auburn history. Grant's performance against Washington State was the first 100-yard game of his career. Grant finished the game with 146 yards.
 
Senior K Cody Parkey
Cody Parkey's 47-yard field goal in the second quarter was the longest of his career. His previous best was a 46-yarder against Clemson in the 2012 season opener. His four attempts tonight tie his career high.
 
WSU scored on its opening drive for the first time since Connor Halliday's 32-yard pass to Gabe Marks against Colorado last season.
 
WSU rushed for 120 yards, the most since rushing for 125 at Oregon in 2011.
 
Jeremiah Laufasa's four-yard touchdown run was his first career touchdown on his career carry.
 
Connor Halliday threw career touchdown pass No. 25 of his career
 
Halliday threw for 344 yards, his sixth career 300-yard game, tying him for third all-time with Jason Gesser and Timm Rosenbach.
 
Halliday had 65 pass attempts, second-most in WSU single game history, Drew Bledsoe (66) against Montana in 1992.
 
Bobby Ratliff caught his first touchdown pass of the season and second of his career (vs. Utah - 2011)
 
Andrew Furney's 44-yard field goal was No. 32 of his career, moving him into a tie for fourth place on WSU's career made field goals list with Rian Lindesll.
 
Gabe Marks made a career high nine catches for 81 yards
 
Bucannon made his second career fumble recovery, his first since his freshman season in 2010.
 
Rickey Galvin matched a career high with five catches.
 
Deone Bucannon made 14 tackles, the 13th time he has posted double-digit tackles in his career. He now has 284 career tackles, including 202 solo good for sixth-most all time.
 
River Cracraft's first career catch went for four yards in the first quarter, he finished with three catches.
 
Daquawn Brown tallied four tackles in his first career game.