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Game Notes - Auburn vs. LSU
Sept. 24, 2016

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AUBURN VS. NO. 18/17 LSU
September 24, 2016
Jordan-Hare Stadium | Auburn, AL

GAME NOTES

  • Captains: Montravius Adams, Marcus Davis, Alex Kozan, Carl Lawson
  • Weather: 93 degrees at kickoff (heat index: 97); calm; 43% humidity
  • Coin Toss: LSU wins toss, defers to second half
  • Eagle flight: Nova from ramp above Section 12
  • Attendance: 87,451

TEAM NOTES

  • Tonight was Auburn's first win without scoring a touchdown since 2008 (3-2 at Mississippi State).
  • Tonight's win was Auburn's first over a ranked opponent at home while not ranked themselves since 2013 (No. 24 Ole Miss).
  • Tonight's win was Auburn's first over a top-20 team when not ranked came in 2011 (No. 16 Mississippi State).
  • Over the last two games, Auburn's defense has held opposing offenses to 6-of-27 (22.2%) on third-down conversion attempts (LSU 4-12; Texas A&M 2-15)
  • In the last two games vs. LSU at Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn has held LSU to 4-of-26 (15.4%) on third down (4-of-13 today; 0-of-13 in 2014).
  • LSU has scored a total of three touchdowns in its last three games at Jordan-Hare Stadium (one each in 2012, 2014, 2016).
  • At 15 plays, Auburn's field goal drive that spanned the end of the first and beginning of the second quarter was the Tigers' longest of the season by plays.

 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • In the first quarter, Sophomore QB Sean White was 8-for-10 passing for 68 yards. So far this season in the opening quarter of games, White is 20-of-23 for 221 yards.
  • In first halves this season, White is 34-of-46 for 416 yards. He was 11-of-14 for 144 yards in the first half today.
  • Redshirt freshman WR Darius Slayton had a career-long 36-yard reception in the second quarter (previous long: 27 vs. Arkansas State, 2016)
  • Sophomore RB Kerryon Johnson topped the 500-yard career rushing mark in the first half.
  • Senior WR Tony Stevens had four catches for 58 yards. He now has 17 catches and 235 yards for the season, surpassing his season total for catches from last season (14).
  • Freshman WR Eli Stove got his first career carry in the third quarter.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

  • Senior DB Johnathan Ford had seven tackles in the game, giving him 243 for his career. He passed Josh Bynes (240, 2007-10) for eighth all-time at Auburn (since 2004, press box stats era).
  • Junior DE Carl Lawson recorded two sacks in tonight's game. He now has 13.5 for his career.
  • Sophomore LB Jeff Holland recovered an LSU fumble in the fourth quarter, his first career fumble recovery. It was the first turnover by an Auburn opponent since the Clemson game.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Junior PK Daniel Carlson tied a school record with six field goals in tonight's game. Al Del Greco kicked six field goals vs. Kentucky in 1982 in the only other occurrence.
  • Carlson remained perfect on the season (12-for-12).
  • Carlson's previous career-high in field goals was 5-for-5 vs. Alabama in 2014.
  • With a 51-yard field goal in the first quarter, Carlson is now 7-for-8 in his career on field goals of 50 yards or more.
  • Carlson has made 29 of his last 30 field goals, dating back to the 2015 Kentucky game.
  • Carlson now stands at 265 career points scored kicking (271 points total). He is now fifth all-time in career scoring (all methods) and third in points scored kicking, passing Cody Parkey (253, 2010-13) and Damon Duval (266 total; 260 kicking, 1999-2002) on both lists.
  • Auburn has not had a punt blocked in 94 straight games, one behind the leader Hawaii (95 games). Last Auburn punt blocked was 2009 vs. Miss State.
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