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Auburn 42, ULM 14
Nov. 18, 2017

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GAME NOTES

  • Captains: Braden Smith, Austin Golson, Tré Williams
  • Weather: 65 degrees and sunny at kickoff
  • Coin Toss: Auburn wins the toss and will receive.
  • Eagle Flight: Spirit from Section 12
  • Attendance: 82,133

TEAM NOTES

  • With 42 points today, Auburn has scored 40-plus points in eight games this year, the most in Auburn history
  • Auburn topped 500 yards of total offense for the sixth time this season, tying for the second-most in history (2014)
  • Auburn has scored 414 points this season, the eighth time in program history to score more than 400. Six of those eight seasons have been with Gus Malzahn either as head coach or offensive coordinator.
  • Auburn has scored on its opening drive in every game this season except Mercer and Texas A&M
  • Auburn's second-quarter 96-yard scoring drive in 0:34 was its quickest scoring drive of more than 75 yards this season.
  • Auburn had two scoring drives of 90-plus yards today, giving them six such drives this season. That ties for the most in a single season since 1996.
  • This is the first time this season Auburn has had three scoring drives of 80-plus yards in a game. Auburn had 10 such drives this year coming into the game.
  • Today's 319-yard rushing performance marked the 21st time the Tigers have reached 300 or more under head coach Gus Malzahn, who is 20-1 in those games.
  • This was the seventh game this year for Auburn to top 200 yards in both rushing and receiving.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/OFFENSE

  • With 2,275 career rushing yards, Kerryon Johnson is now 13th on the Auburn career rushing list, passing Kenny Irons (2,186 yards from 2005-06), Cameron Artis-Payne (2,218 yards from 2013-14) and James Joseph (2,264 yards from 1986-90)
  • Johnson scored his 16th rushing touchdown of the season (tied for fifth in Auburn single-season records with Joe Cribbs, 1978), and the 30th rushing TD of his career (tied for fifth in Auburn history with Stephen Davis, 1993-95). Johnson has 18 total touchdowns this season
  • Johnson has recorded his seventh 100-yard rushing game of the season and 10th of his career
  • Jarrett Stidham now has 181 completions this season, the most by an Auburn QB since Cam Newton had 185 in 2010. Stidham is the 10th QB in Auburn history to complete at least 180 passes in a single season.
  • With 57 receptions for the season, Ryan Davis now ranks fourth among Auburn's single-season leaders
  • Darius Slayton's 50-yard touchdown reception from Jarrett Stidham was Slayton's fifth TD catch of the season. It ties for Slayton's third-longest reception of the season and Stidham's 10th completion this year of 50 yards or longer.
  • Slayton now has a TD catch in 4 straight games, the first AU receiver to do that since Emory Blake did it in 7 straight, spanning the end of the 2010 season (at Alabama, S. Carolina [SECCG], Oregon [BCSNCG]) and the beginning of the 2011 season (Utah State, Mississippi State, Clemson, FAU)
  • Kam Martin scored his second rushing TD of the season and fifth of his career, and scored his first career receiving touchdown on a 41-yard pass from Jarrett Stidham. It was Stidham's 16th touchdown pass of the season.
  • Malik Willis' 62-yard run was his second-longest run of the season (67 yards vs. Mississippi State)
  • Malik Miller's touchdown run in the fourth quarter was the second offensive TD of his career -- last vs. ULM in 2016.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/DEFENSE

  • Carlton Davis' forced fumble in the first quarter was his first of the season and third of his career
  • Deshaun Davis' sack gives him three for the season and career
  • Javaris Davis recorded his second interception of the season and fourth of his career. Davis' forced fumble was the first of his career.
  • Nick Ruffin's fumble recovery was the first of his career.
  • Ruffin's pick-six in the fourth quarter was the first interception of his career and the second pick-six of the season by the Tigers (Javaris Davis - 9/30 vs. Mississippi State).
  • This is the first time Auburn has had multiple pick-six interceptions in a season since 2011 (vs. FAU and Mississippi State).
  • Marlon Davidson finished with a career-high six tackles.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES/SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Daniel Carlson extended his SEC and Auburn career scoring record to 460 career points scored
  • Carlson has converted 191 consecutive PAT attempts, a school and SEC record; 191 PAT made ranks third in SEC history. As a team, Auburn has converted 218 consecutive PAT, the longest active streak nationally.

 

 

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