Dominating defense, a vertical passing game and a trio of Kerryon Johnson touchdowns highlighted No. 13 Auburn's 49-10 win Saturday over No. 24 Mississippi State.
CAREER: Appeared in 44 career games
2017: Fourth-year starter at long snapper … first team all-SEC (Phil Steele) ... snapper for SEC’s all-time leading scoring combination (474 points) … Preseason: 3rd team All-America (Rubio Snapping), 1st team all-SEC (Phil Steele) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Reese’s Senior Bowl invitation
2016: Played in all 13 games as team’s long snapper ... SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014: Appeared in four games as a deep snapper ... saw first career action against Ole Miss ... also snapped against Texas A&M, Georgia and Samford ... Academic Top Tiger ... SEC first-year academic honor roll
High School: Experienced long snapper who will join the program as a walk-on ... has been snapping since the seventh grade ... earned first team all-region honors as an offensive lineman ... high school coach was John Reid ... Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... top ranked snapper at Kohl's Kicking Camp ... first team Prokicker All-American as a junior and senior ... also a track and field letterman in the shot put and discus ... 247sports No. 6 long snapper ... had the highest GPA on the football squad all four years ... graduated with superior honors
Personal: Son of Nancy Powell and Dave Powell ... has two siblings, Charley and Jocie ... grandfather was a major league baseball pitcher ... birthday is February 6 ... studying in the College of Education