Auburn vs. Texas A&M - Game Notes
Sept. 17, 2016

Final Stats

AUBURN VS. TEXAS A&M
September 17, 2016
Jordan-Hare Stadium |Auburn, AL

GAME NOTES

  • Captains: Montravius Adams, Marcus Davis, Alex Kozan, Carl Lawson
  • Weather: 82 degrees at kickoff, wind calm, 75% humidity, light drizzle
  • Coin Toss: Texas A&M won toss, deferred to second half
  • Eagle flight: Spirit from ramp above Section 12
  • Attendance: 87,175

TEAM NOTES

  • Auburn's defense held Texas A&M to 2-of-15 (13.3%) on third downs, the lowest since holding LSU to 0-for-13 in 2014.
  • Auburn continued its streak of not having a punt blocked, now at 93 consecutive games (only Hawaii has a longer active streak at 94).
  • Auburn had 26 first downs in the game. The Tigers have gained 20 or more first downs 33 times under Gus Malzahn and 30 times in the last 38 games.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • Sophomore RB Kamryn Pettway scored his first career touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard run.
  • Pettway topped the 100-yard rushing mark for the second straight game, finishing with 123. He had 152 last week vs. Arkansas State.
  • Sophomore QB Sean White completed his first six pass attempts of the game and finished 18-for-27.
  • Sophomore RB Kerryon Johnson surpassed 1,000 career all-purpose yards with his 20-yard rush in the second quarter.
  • Johnson scored his fourth touchdown of the season in the fourth quarter. He has scored a TD in four straight games, dating back to the 2015 Birmingham Bowl vs. Memphis.
  • Senior WR Tony Stevens had eight receptions for 86 yards, both new career-high (previous: 4 rec., 17 yards vs. Arkansas State last week).
  • Freshman WR Ryan Davis had five receptions for 36 yards, both career-highs (previous: 2 rec, 17 yards vs. Clemson).

 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

  • Senior DE Montravius Adams had his seventh career sack and first of the season in the first quarter. His last sack also came against Texas A&M last season in College Station.
  • Senior DB Johnathan Ford had five tackles and now has 236 for his career. He remains ninth on the Auburn all-time list (since 2004; press box stats era), four behind Josh Bynes (240, 2007-10).
  • Sophomore DE Byron Cowart had his first career forced fumble in the first quarter.
  • Sophomore LB Deshaun Davis finished with a career-high six tackles and shared the team lead with Tre' Williams.
  • Freshman DL Marlon Davidson had a career-high four tackles (previous: 3 vs. Arkansas State).

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Senior PK Daniel Carlson has now converted 106 consecutive extra-point attempts. He is one of six kickers in SEC history with at least 100 PAT attempts and no misses.
  • Carlson kicked a 37-yard field goal to end the second quarter, his 47th career make. He has made 23 of his last 24 field goals, dating back to the 2015 Kentucky game.
  • Carlson now stands at 247 career points scored kicking (253 points total). He is now tied with Cody Parkey (2010-13) for sixth place all-time at Auburn in total points scored.
  • Redshirt freshman Ian Shannon had his first career punt in the third quarter.

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