Oct. 13, 2007
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Auburn Post-Game Notes
Auburn vs. Arkansas
Auburn team captains were RB Brad Lester, DB Eric Brock and H Matthew Motley.
Arkansas won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. Auburn elected to receive.
Kickoff was at 11:34 a.m. CT.
Game attendance was announced as 72,463.
- Auburn now leads the series with Arkansas 10-6-1 and has a 5-3
lead in games played in Fayetteville.
- Auburn has now won its last 15 games when wearing all white
- Auburn is now 14-1 since 2004 in games against SEC teams played
outside of Jordan-Hare Stadium.
- Auburn is now 3-0 this season in games televised by ESPN.
- Auburn is now 22-12 in games played in October during the Tommy
Tuberville era, and has won 22 of its last 28 games.
- Auburn held Arkansas to 193 yards of offense, which was a season
low for an Auburn opponent. The previous low was 213 by Mississippi State Sept. 15.
- Auburn held Arkansas to 67 yards rushing, which was 271.4 below
the Razorbacks* season average of 338.4.
- Auburn has now scored in 57 consecutive games since last being
shut out in the 2003 season opener, which is the third-longest streak in team history and one game short of tying the second-longest streak.
- Auburn scored on its opening drive for the third straight week,
going 67 yards in 14 plays and using 6:12 before settling for a 22-yard Wes Byrum field goal. It was the first time in the last three games that Auburn did not score a touchdown on its opening drive.
- Auburn did not allow a point in the first half for the third
consecutive game. The Tigers have outscored their opponents 45-0 in the first half of their last three games.
- Auburn has had the lead at the half in every game this season.
- Auburn led 3-0 at the end of the third quarter. The Tigers are
now 4-2 when leading after three quarters.
- Freshman place-kicker Wes Byrum kicked his second game-winning
field goal in three games to beat Arkansas 9-7 on the 20-yarder. He nailed a 43-yard game-winner as time expired in a 20-17 upset at No. 4 Florida Sept. 29.
- Sen*Derrick Marks, Rodgeriqus Smith and Josh Thompson all
started their 20th consecutive games.
- Brad Lester just missed rushing for a career-high with 89 yards
vs. Arkansas. Lester*s career best was a 94-yard effort last season against Florida.
- Tray Blackmon finished with a career high nine tackles, six
- Wes Byrum made field goals from 20, 22 and 38 yards, giving him
11 field goals made this season.
- Jonathan Wilhite*s sack on Arkansas* first possession was
the first sack of his career.
- Brandon Cox passed Pat Sullivan for third in Auburn history in
career pass completions. Cox now has 456 pass completions in his career.
- Ben Tate rushed for 81 of his 91 yards in the second half.
- Sophomore Jerraud Powers made the first interception of his
career on the final play of the game to seal the Tigers* win.