Auburn vs. Georgia Postgame Notes

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Nov. 12, 2011

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GAME NOTES
• Auburn team captains were TE Philip Lutzenkirchen, OT Brandon Mosely, DE Nosa Eguae and DS Josh Harris.
• Auburn won the toss and elected to defer to the second half Georgia defended the east end zone.
• Game time weather conditions: 61 degrees, winds from the south 4 miles per hour with party cloudy skies.
• The attendance was 92,746.

TEAM NOTES
• With the loss, Auburn now leads the all-time series, 54-53-2, with Georgia holding a 15-9-2 advantage in Athens.
• Auburn finished its road portion of the 2011 schedule with a 1-4 record with all five games coming against teams ranked in the Associated Press top 15 (No. 1 LSU, No. 8 Arkansas, No. 9 Clemson, No. 14 Georgia, No. 15 South Carolina).

PLAYER NOTES
• DB Ryan Smith made his first career start for Auburn.
• WR C.J. Uzomah's 4-yard touchdown pass to Philip Lutzenkirchen in the first quarter was the first of his career.
• Lutzenkirchen's 7-yard touchdown reception was his sixth of the season and 13th of his career. Lutzenkirkchen is tied for eighth on Auburn's career touchdown reception list, with teammate Emory Blake.
• Blake finished the game with six catches for 101 yards, his third 100-yard receiving game of his career. Blake just missed his career-high of 108 against Mississippi State earlier this season.
• With 101 receiving yards, Emory Blake now has 1,125 for his career, good for 20th on the school's all-time receiving yards list.
• QB Clint Moseley's 45-yard pass to Blake in the first quarter tied a career long pass play by Moseley. He completed a 45-yarder to Quindarius Carr against Ole Miss on Oct. 29.
• With a 17-yard gain on first play of second half, RB Michael Dyer surpassed the 1,000-yard plateau on the season. On the season, he has 1,037 yards and has 2,130 yards in his career which ranks 12th all-time.
• Dyer has rushed for back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons (1,093 as a true freshman), becoming just the third player in school history to accomplish the feat joining James Brooks (1978-79), Stephen Davis (1994-95) and Carnell Williams (2003-04).
• DE Corey Lemonier forced two fumbles in the first half, becoming the first Auburn player to accomplish the feat since Quentin Groves in 2006 at Alabama.
• With two fumble recoveries on the day, LB Eltoro Freeman became the first AU player with two fumble recoveries in the same game since Sen'Derrick Marks at Alabama in 2006.

 

 

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