Nov. 10, 2007
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Auburn Postgame Notes
Auburn vs. Georgia
November 10, 2007
Auburn team captains were TE Cole Bennett, DT Josh Thompson and H Matthew Motley.
Auburn won the coin toss and elected to receive. Georgia chose to defend the west end zone.
Kickoff was at 3:36 p.m. ET.
Attendance was listed as 92,746.
Auburn now leads the all-time series 53-50-8.
Auburn now has an 18-10 record all-time in games played in Athens and has won six of its last eight and 10 of its last 13.
Auburn's streak of winning 15 consecutive games when wearing all white uniforms came to an end in the loss at Georgia.
Auburn has now won 9 of its last 12 games against teams ranked in the top 10 of the Associated Press poll, but has lost its last two at No. 5 LSU (30-24) and at No. 10 Georgia (45-20).
The Tigers are now 22-7 in their last 29 games played in November.
Auburn has now scored in 61 consecutive games since last being shut out in the 2003 season opener, which is the second-longest streak in team history. The record is 149 straight games from Oct. 4, 1980 through Nov. 14, 1992.
Auburn is now 66-7 under Tommy Tuberville when scoring 20 or more points in a game, including a 64-6 mark in the regular season.
Auburn's 12-play scoring drive in the first quarter that ended with a Wes Byrum 22-yard field goal was its sixth scoring drive of at least 12 plays this season.
Today's game marked the first game this season that the Tigers did not hold the lead at the half. Auburn was the only Football Bowl Subdivision team to have led at the half in every game this season.
Auburn trailed 31-20 at the end of the third quarter. It marked the first time since the season opener against Kansas State that Auburn trailed after three quarters. The Tigers are now 1-1 when trailing after three quarters.
INDIVIDUAL NOTES Brandon Cox's first completion was the 500th of his career. He joined Pat Sullivan and Jason Campbell as the only Auburn players with 500 career completions.
Cox was intercepted on his first attempt. He had thrown 89 consecutive passes without an interception prior to that pass, dating back to an Oct. 6 game against Vanderbilt.
Wes Byrum made field goals of 22 and 32 yards, giving him 15 field goals this season, which is tied for sixth most in a single season in Auburn history.
Ben Tate's 4-yard touchdown run in the second quarter was his sixth rushing touchdown of the season and the ninth of his career.
Antonio Coleman had his team-leading seventh sack of the season in the second quarter.
Jerraud Powers had his third interception of the season, and his second in as many games, during the opening drive of the third quarter.
Mario Fannin had his first career receiving touchdown and the sixth touchdown of the season during the third quarter on a 12-yard reception from Cox.