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||Auburn Game Notes
Game captains for Auburn: Chris Davis, Reese Dismukes
Auburn has won 83 consecutive games when scoring 30 points or more.
First-time starters for Auburn: none
This was Auburn's third consecutive game with 300 rushing yards, and the fourth of the season.
This was Auburn's second game with 400 yards rushing. The last time Auburn rushed for over 400 yards at least two times in a season was in 1985 when it did it three times.
Ten different players had a carry on the night for Auburn.
Auburn's 628 yards of total offense marks the third time that Auburn has gained over 600 yards in a game this season. Never before has Auburn had three 600-yard total offense games in a season.
The 2013 team now has three of the top 12 total offensive games in Auburn history.
1. 712 vs. Western Carolina
T7. 628 vs. Florida Atlantic
12. 615 vs. Texas A&M
Auburn's total offense tonight gives the Tigers a school record for most yards of total offense in a three-game span. The previous record was 1,726 yards in 2010 vs. LSU (526), at Ole Miss (572) and vs. Chattanooga (628). Auburn has 1,955 total yards over the last three games.
Auburn currently has 4,088 yards of total offense, surpassing the 2012 season mark (3,660).
Auburn currently has 2,523 yards rushing on the season. The last time Auburn had at least that many yards in a season was 2010 when it finished with 3,987.
Auburn has 24 rushing touchdowns this season. The last time Auburn had at least that many in a season was 2010 (41).
The Auburn defense held Florida Atlantic to 247 yards of total offense, marking the second time this season Auburn has held an opponent under 250 yards (173 by Western Carolina).
Tre Mason's first-quarter touchdown was his 9th rushing TD of the season and 10th overall. For his career, Mason has 18 career rushing and 20 total career touchdowns.
Mason now has 1,916 career rushing yards, to move to 17th place on Auburn's all-time list, passing Phil Gargis (1,884 from 1973-76) and Fob James (1,913 from 1952-55).
FAU's first-quarter fumble was caused by Dee Ford (the second of his career) and recovered by Jermaine Whitehead (second of his career). It was Auburn's first fumble recovery return of the season.
Corey Grant's first-quarter touchdown was his fourth of the season and career.
Chris Davis' 72-yard punt return was a career long for the senior, the longest since Robert Baker had a 79-yard punt return against South Carolina in 1996.
Nick Marshall's 10-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter was his fifth of the season and his third of 10 yards or longer.
Jeremy Johnson's 67-yard touchdown pass to Sammie Coates in the second quarter was Johnson's 6th TD pass of the season and Coates' 5th career TD catch (fifth this season); it was the longest completion of Johnson's career.
This is the first time Coates has had two touchdown receptions in a game and the first time an Auburn player has done so since Philip Lutzenkirchen versus Ole Miss in 2011. This is Coates' third career 100-yard receiving game, and his second in a row. The last Auburn receiver to record 100-yard games back to back was Emory Blake vs. Virginia 2011 and Clemson 2012.
Cody Parkey's 40-yard field goal miss at the end of the first half was his first miss after 19 consecutive made field goals from 45 yards and in dating back through the 2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl.
Cameron Artis-Payne's 1-yard TD run in the third quarter was his fifth touchdown run of the season.
Chris Davis had three of Auburn's five pass break-ups of the game and now has eight on the season and 18 in his career.
Dee Ford entered the game second in the SEC in sacks per game at 1.0 and added to it tonight with a third quarter sack.
Auburn's 1983 SEC championship team was honored on its 30th anniversary in pregame ceremonies.
Eagle Flight was Spirit from the flagpole.