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Game Notes - Auburn at Georgia
Nov. 12, 2016

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Auburn Logo GAME NOTES

Auburn Logo TEAM NOTES

  • The Tigers had no first-time starters
  • The Tigers' scoring drive of 6:02 in the first quarter was the longest drive this season in terms of time that resulted in a touchdown, and the third longest scoring drive overall this season
  • Auburn held Georgia scoreless in the first half for the first time since 2004
  • Auburn is now +2 in turnover margin on the season; the Tigers have scored 56 points off turnovers
  • Auburn has held 8 of 10 opponents in 2016 and 8 of its last 10 opponents under 20 points
  • The Auburn defense has allowed only 15 touchdowns in the last 10 games.
  • Auburn has held seven consecutive opponents without a rushing TD
  • Auburn has allowed only 56 points in second half of SEC games this season
  • Auburn has held eight of its last nine opponents below their season scoring average. The Tigers have held every opponent this season below its season rushing average.
  • This Auburn team is now ninth on the Auburn single-season rushing list with 2,883 yards

Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • Kerryon Johnson recorded his first career pass completion, 6 yards to Stanton Truitt
  • Kerryon Johnson scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season and 13th of his career
  • Johnson's 99 rushing yards are a career best for him in an SEC game
  • Tony Stevens recorded his first reception since the Mississippi State game October 8
Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

  • Tray Matthews' first-quarter interception in the end zone was his first of the season and fourth of his career
  • Carl Lawson is tied for ninth among Auburn single-season leaders in quarterback sacks with 9.5 this year (tied with Reggie Torbor/2003, Quentin Groves/2006 and Corey Lemonier/2011)

Auburn Logo INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Carlson has converted 133 consecutive PAT attempts, the most in Auburn history and third best in SEC history. Auburn kickers have converted 160 consecutive PATs overall dating back to the 2013 Tennessee game, the fourth longest active streak in the FBS behind Florida State, Michigan and Memphis.
  • Carlson is second in Auburn career scoring with 322 points, behind only Wes Byrum (363 from 2007-10)
  • Kevin Phillips set a career high with eight punts in the game; his four punts inside the 20 are also a career best

 

 

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