Chattanooga vs. Auburn Postgame Notes

Nov. 6, 2010

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AUBURN NOTES

  • The eagle flight was made by Nova from the flagpole on the ramp on the northeast corner of the stadium.
  • Auburn team captains were WR Terrell Zachery, LB Craig Stevens and K Wes Byrum.
  • UTC won the toss and deferred to the second half. Auburn chose to receive and UTC defended the north end zone.
  • Kickoff was at 12:05 p.m. CT.
  • Game attendance was announced as a sellout of 87,451.
  • At halftime, Jordan Lee Spencer, a senior from Auburn, was named Auburn's Homecoming Queen.

TEAM NOTES

  • Auburn won its 19th consecutive homecoming contest, extending the longest streak in school history.
  • Auburn has now won all 21 games during the series against Chattanooga.
  • Auburn improved to 10-0 for just the fourth time in school history (2004, 1993, 1957).
  • Auburn scored 62 points, marking the fifth time this season that the Tigers have scored at least 50 points, which is the most in a season in school history.
  • Auburn scored 48 first-half points, which is the second most in the first half by Auburn in modern school history. The Tigers scored 49 points in the first half against Chattanooga in 1995.
  • Auburn scored 27 points in the first quarter, which is the most in the first quarter by the Tigers since scoring 28 against Kansas in 1988.
  • Auburn has now won its last 63 consecutive games when scoring 30 or more points.
  • Auburn finished with 628 yards of offense, including a season-best 484 yards in the first half. It marked the sixth time this season that Auburn had more than 500 yards of offense, and the second time the Tigers went over 600.
  • Auburn's 628 total yards of offense is the sixth most since in modern school history.
  • Auburn had four scoring drives that took two plays or less, and five scoring drives that were under one minute.
  • Auburn scored first on the game's second offensive play 30 seconds into the ballgame, marking just the fifth time this season that Auburn scored first.
  • The quick first strike by Auburn marked the second time this year that Auburn scored in the opening minute. The Tigers scored 32 seconds into the game against ULM.
  • Auburn had two 100-yard receivers in the same game since Ronney Daniels (120) and Markeith Cooper (105) against LSU in 1999.
  • Auburn's 11.6 yards per play (54 plays, 628 yards) surpasses Auburn's previous record of 10.3 yards per play against Kansas in 1988.
  • Today's game marked the fourth time in modern history that Auburn has rushed and passed for 300 or more yards each in a single game. (The first happened in 1988 against Kansas and twice in 1995 against Chattanooga and Mississippi State)
Cam Newton NOTES
  • Playing just the first half, Cam Newton accounted for five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing), extending his school single-season record for touchdowns responsible for to 35. Newton entered the game leading the nation with 30 touchdowns scored and passed for.
  • Newton's 35 touchdowns responsible for ranks tied for 10th in a single season in SEC history with Tim Tebow of Florida from 2009.
  • Newton has now been responsible for at least five touchdowns in a game three times this season (vs. Arkansas State, vs. South Carolina).
  • Newton completed 15-of-21 passes for career highs of 317 yards and four touchdowns. His previous best passing yardage total was 245 vs. ULM.
  • Newton's four TD tosses topped his previous high of three against Arkansas State and ULM. He now ranks fourth on Auburn's single-season TD passes list with 19, just three shy of the record set by Chris Todd last season.
  • Newton has now thrown 84 consecutive passes without an interception.
  • Newton rushed for 24 yards, pushing his season total to 1,146 yards, which ranks 14th in Auburn history and extends his SEC record for yards rushing by a quarterback in a single season.
  • Newton's 1-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter was his 15th rushing TD this season, which ranks fourth in a season in Auburn history.
  • Newton has now scored 16 touchdowns this season, giving him 96 points scored this season, which ranks seventh in a single season in school history.
  • Newton had 341 yards of offense, pushing his season total to 3,036 yards, which ranks second in Auburn history in a single season behind Dameyune Craig's 3,277 yards in 1997.

MORE PLAYER NOTES

  • OT Lee Ziemba extended his consecutive starts streak to 48 games, which is one shy of the school record held by Will Herring.
  • Corey Lemonier made his first career start at DE.
  • Wes Byrum scored seven points, pushing his Auburn career-record total to 337 points, which ranks ninth in SEC history.
  • Byrum missed an extra point following Auburn's fourth touchdown, snapping a streak of 102 consecutive made extra points, which is third longest in school history. Only Damon Duval (125) and John Vaughn (107) had longer streaks for Auburn. Byrum's last miss was in the 2008 Georgia game.
  • Mario Fannin rushed for 96 yards, pushing his career total for all-purpose yards to 3,229, moving him past Stephen Davis (1993-95) for ninth in Auburn history.
  • Fannin had a 13-yard touchdown rush in the third quarter and a 42-yard rush in the fourth quarter, giving him 10 career rushing TDs to go with nine career receiving TDs.
  • Terrell Zachery had career highs of seven catches and 148 receiving yards. It marked his second career 100-yard receiving game. He had five catches for 122 yards last season against Ball State.
  • Zachery caught an 80-yard TD pass in the second quarter, marking the fifth touchdown of his career of at least 65 yards.
  • Darvin Adams had four catches for 106 yards, moving up two spots to tied for eighth in Auburn history in career receptions with 99, and up two spots to eighth in school history in career receiving yards with 1,648.
  • Adams caught his 14th and 15th career touchdown passes in the first quarter. He now ranks tied for fourth in Auburn history with Frank Sanders (1991-94) and Byron Franklin (1977-80) for career TD receptions.
  • Michael Dyer rushed for 76 yards on just four carries, giving him 799 rushing yards this season. He now trails Bo Jackson's Auburn freshman rushing record by 30 yards.
  • Emory Blake caught his fifth touchdown of the season and of his career in the first quarter, hauling in a 20-yard TD pass.
  • Onterio McCalebb's 49-yard touchdown run was the sixth rushing TD of the season and 10th of his career. He has rushed for a touchdown in four straight games, and the last three went for at least 49 yards.