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UCF 34, Auburn 27 - Game Notes
Jan. 1, 2018

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GAME NOTES

TEAM NOTES

  • No first-time starters for Auburn
  • Auburn scored first for the 12th game this season
  • With 90 yards rushing and 331 yards passing, Auburn became just the eighth team in SEC history to rush for 3,000 yards and pass for 3,000 yards in a single season. The Tigers also did it in 2010, joining Alabama (2012 and 2016) as the only schools to do it twice.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • With 2,494 career rushing yards, Kerryon Johnson is now 11th on the Auburn career rushing list, passing Stacy Danley (2,427 yards from 1987-90)
  • With 84 receptions for the season, Ryan Davis extends his Auburn single-season record for receptions, just the 20th player in SEC history to record 80 receptions for a season. His 84 receptions this season tied Kentucky's Randall Cobb (2010) for 14th most in SEC history.
  • Will Hastings' 26-yard touchdown catch was his fourth of the season and fifth of his career. It was Jarrett Stidham's 18th TD pass of the season, tying Stidham with Dameyune Craig (1997) for the sixth-best season total in Auburn history
  • Will Hastings' 117 reception yards on six catches are both career-bests
  • Kerryon Johnson scored his 18th rushing (third-best season in Auburn history) and 20th total touchdown of the season. Johnson has 32 career rushing touchdowns, tied with Tre Mason for fourth-most in Auburn history.
  • Chandler Cox had a career high in receiving yardage with 23 yards
  • Jarrett Stidham topped 3,000 passing yards for the season, just the second Auburn QB ever to do so (along with Dameyune Craig, 3,277 yards in 1997)
  • Eli Stove's 7-yard rushing touchdown was his second of the season (Texas A&M)
  • Jarrett Stidham passed for 331 yards, his second game of 300+ yards passing this season (Mercer)

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Carlson extended his SEC and Auburn career scoring record to 480 career points scored. That ranks him second on the NCAA career scoring list for kickers
  • Carlson successfully converted 198 consecutive PAT attempts, a school and SEC record; 198 PAT made ranks third in SEC history. As a team, Auburn has converted 225 consecutive PAT, the longest active streak nationally
  • Carlson has 92 career field goals made, most in SEC history and second-most in NCAA FBS records. Carlson is now 13-21 in his career on FG attempts of 50 yards or longer
  • The 72-yard kickoff return by Noah Igbinoghene to start the second half was Auburn's longest return of the season
  • Derrick Brown's blocked kick was the first of his career. It is Auburn's first blocked field goal since 2016 (Alabama A&M)

 

 

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