Game Notes - Auburn at Ole Miss
Oct. 29, 2016

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AUBURN AT OLE MISS
October 29, 2016
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium | Oxford, Miss.

Auburn Logo GAME NOTES

Auburn Logo TEAM NOTES

  • Auburn is now 8-0 all-time when an opposing quarterback has passed for more than 400 yards
  • Auburn has had more than 30 minutes of possession in five of its last six games (TAMU, 31:04; LSU, 32:11; ULM, 33:15; MSU, 33:22, UM, 32:37)
  • Auburn has defeated Ole Miss and Mississippi State on the road for the first time since 2010
  • Auburn has held five consecutive opponents without a rushing touchdown
  • Auburn is 27-8 under Malzahn with a 100-yard rusher in his Auburn head coaching tenure. Auburn has produced a 100-yard rusher in 35 of 48 games under Malzahn.
  • The Tigers are 27-8 when rushing for more than 200 yards under Gus Malzahn
  • Auburn kickers have converted 158 consecutive PATs overall dating back to the 2013 Tennessee game.
  • Nate Craig-Myers made his first career start at wide receiver. Auburn has had 11 first-time starters this season
  • Auburn has scored 486 points (32.4 ppg) in 15 road games during the Malzahn era
  • 1,124 is the most combined total offense yardage in the series; the previous was 1,024 yards in 1979, a 35-28 Auburn win
  • Under Malzahn, Auburn is 32-6 when scoring 20 points, 27-5 when scoring 30, and 16-2 when scoring 40 points or more
Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • Kamryn Pettway is the 19th player in Auburn history to rush for more than 200 yards. It's his fifth 100-yard game of the season, and his third straight 150-yard game. His 236 rushing yards are a career high; the previous best was 192 against Arkansas last week. 236 yards is the 10th best rushing performance in Auburn history
  • Pettway's 41-yard rushing score was his seventh touchdown of the season and his longest scoring play this year
  • Kerryon Johnson's two TD runs give him eight rushing scores on the season and 11 for his career
  • Johnson's 37-yard reception from Sean White in the second quarter tied his career long receiving gain
  • Darius Slayton's 29-yard reception in the third quarter was a career long
  • Marcus Davis' 33-yard reception in the third quarter was a career long
  • Jalen Harris' first career reception was a 15-yard TD catch from Sean White; the last Tiger to score a TD on his first career catch was Marcus Davis vs. Arkansas State (2013)
  • Sean White now has eight career 200-yard passing games. He has 24 completions of 20+ yards in 2016 after posting only 13 in 2015.
Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

  • Montravius Adams' blocked PAT attempt was his second blocked kick of the season; he also blocked a ULM field goal attempt. The last Auburn player to block a PAT was Angelo Blackson vs. Alabama in 2014
  • Joshua Holsey's fourth-quarter interception was his second of the season and third of his career. His 47-yard return was the longest by an Auburn player since a 78-yard return by Robenson Therezie vs. Ole Miss in 2013. Holsey's five pass breakups tonight are a career high
  • Tray Matthews' 11 tackles are his most in a game in an Auburn uniform
  • Deshaun Davis' 10 tackles are a career best
  • Stephen Roberts' nine tackles are a career high
  • Carl Lawson now has 7.5 sacks for the season and 12.5 for his career
Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Carlson has converted 130 consecutive PATs, an Auburn record
  • With three FG tonight, Carlson is 17-18 on field goals this season, and 58-69 for his career (second most in Auburn history). Those 17 FG tie him for fifth on the Auburn single-season field goal list
  • Carlson is now 43-48 on touchbacks on kickoffs this season
  • Kevin Phillips has four punts of 50 yards or longer this season and 14 for his career

 

 

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