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Auburn 42, Texas A&M 27 - Game Notes
Nov. 4, 2017

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GAME NOTES

  • Captains: Braden Smith, Austin Golson, Tré Williams
  • Weather: 76 degrees and cloudy at kickoff
  • Coin Toss: Auburn wins the toss and defers; Texas A&M receives

TEAM NOTES

  • No first-time starters today for Auburn
  • The Tigers had scored first in 12 straight games before today's game
  • Auburn has held the opponent without a first-quarter touchdown in 13 of its last 14 games and all nine games this season
  • The 12-play second-quarter touchdown drive was Auburn's longest scoring drive of the season in terms of plays that resulted in a touchdown, and the third-longest drive in terms of time (3:54)
  • Today's win gives Auburn five SEC wins in consecutive seasons for the first time since an eight-season string from 2000-07

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • With 1,971 career rushing yards, Kerryon Johnson is now 19th on the Auburn career rushing list, passing Nick Marshall (1,866 from 2013-14), Phil Gargis (1,884 from 1973-76) and Fob James (1,913 from 1952-55). This is Johnson's fifth 100-yard rushing game of the season
  • Johnson's second-quarter touchdown was the first receiving score of his career. Johnson's third-quarter TD run was his 15th rushing score of the season. Johnson is the first Auburn RB to have a rushing and receiving score in the same game since Tre Mason vs. Florida State in the 2014 BCS national championship game.
  • Johnson has 16 total touchdowns this season and 15 in the last six games. He now has 30 career touchdowns. His 29 career rushing scores tie Ronnie Brown (2000-04) for sixth on Auburn's career list. Johnson has scored in all seven of his games played this season
  • Johnson is the only Auburn player since 1996 to score 16 touchdowns through the first nine games of the season
  • Jarrett Stidham's 53-yard TD pass to Darius Slayton was Slayton's third TD reception this year (fourth career). It was Stidham's third-longest touchdown pass of the season and Slayton's second-longest reception of the year
  • Ryan Davis' 4-yard touchdown catch from Jarrett Stidham was Davis' fourth score of the year and fifth of his career. It was Stidham's 10th TD pass of the season and his fourth multiple-TD game of the year
  • With 80 yards, Ryan Davis set a career best for receiving yardage in a game; the previous was 75 yards vs. Ole Miss earlier this season. This was Davis' fifth game of the season with six or more receptions
  • Eli Stove's 4-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter was his first score of the season and second rushing score of his career

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Carlson extended his SEC and Auburn career scoring record to 440 career points scored
  • Carlson has converted 182 consecutive PAT attempts, a school and SEC record. That ranks sixth in SEC history in PAT made. As a team, Auburn has converted 209 consecutive PAT, the second longest active streak nationally
  • Carlson's two blocked field goal attempts give him four career blocked attempts in his career
  • Aidan Marshall's 70-yard punt was the longest by an Auburn kicker since 2006 (71 yards, Kody Bliss vs. Tulane) and ties for the sixth-longest in Auburn history
  • Auburn's blocked punt recovered for a touchdown was the first blocked punt by the Tigers since 2013 (vs. Alabama) and the first recovered for a score since 2006 (Florida). Nick Ruffin had the block and Malik Miller the recovery for the touchdown

 

 

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