Oct. 8, 2011
Final Stats |
Auburn team captains were TE Philip Lutzenkirchen, RB Onterrio McCalebb, DB Neiko Thorpe and DT Nosa Eguae.
Auburn won the toss and elected to defer to the second half. Arkansas defended the south end zone.
Game time weather conditions: 77 degrees, winds from southeast at 16 miles per hour with clear.
The attendance was 74,191, the seventh largest crowd in Razorback Stadium history.
Auburn is 11-9-1 all-time against Arkansas, including a 4-4 mark in Fayetteville.
The loss snapped Auburn's 10-game winning streak in conference play.
The loss was Auburn's first against a ranked opponent in the last nine tries and snapped its five game road winning streak in SEC games.
Auburn rushed for 200+ yards for the second consecutive game and the third time in the last four contests.
Auburn's 141 rushing yards in the first quarter was a season-high for a quarter and more than the Tigers had rushed for in a half this season.
Auburn has scored 14 points in the first quarter in three of its six games this season. The Tigers scored 14 points in the first quarter against Mississippi State, Clemson and Arkansas.
RB Michael Dyer's 55-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was the longest run from scrimmage in his career. It was his eighth rushing TD of the season and 13th of his career.
Dyer now has three runs of 50+ yards this season: 52 vs. Mississippi State, 52 at Clemson (TD), and 55 against Arkansas (TD). It's the second consecutive year that AU has had a back with three or more runs of 50+ yards in the same season. Onterrio McCalebb had runs of 70, 68 and 50 yards in 2010.
With 112 rushing yards, Michael Dyer now has 1,772 for his career, moving him into 17th all-time at Auburn. He entered the game 21st all-time and passed Tommie Agee (1,735), Jimmy Sidle (1,703), Brad Lester (1,689) and Joe Childress (1,667) in the first 30 minutes.
The 112 rushing yards was Dyer's eighth of his career and fourth this season (fourth in the last five games).
QB Kiehl Frazier's 7-yard TD run with :02 left in the first quarter was the first touchdown of his career. Earlier in the quarter, Frazier completed his first career pass, a 14-yarder to Onterio McCalebb.
Corey Lemonier's forced fumble in the first quarter was third of his career and second of the season, while Jeffrey Whitaker's fumble recovery was the first of his career.
DT Gabe Wright forced his first career fumble in the second quarter.
Tre Mason's 18-yard run in the third quarter was a career long.
WR Travante Stallworth's 44-yard reception in the third quarter was the longest reception of his career.