Cumulative Season Statistics



                                 NCAA Football
            Auburn Cumulative Season Statistics (as of December 7, 1997)
                                   All games

Overall Team Statistics



                                 NCAA Football
              Auburn Overall Team Statistics (as of Dec 07, 1997)
                                   All games

 TEAM STATISTICS                          AU          OPP
 --------------------------------------------------------
 SCORING.......................          319          233
   Points Per Game.............         26.6         19.4
 FIRST DOWNS...................          210          211
   Rushing.....................           66           78
   Passing.....................          129          122
   Penalty.....................           15           11
 RUSHING YARDAGE...............          886         1370
   Yards gained rushing........         1306         1717
   Yards lost rushing..........          420          347
   Rushing Attempts............          365          417
   Average Per Rush............          2.4          3.3
   Average Per Game............         73.8        114.2
   TDs Rushing.................           17            9
 PASSING YARDAGE...............         3282         2755
   Att-Comp-Int................   406-217-13   413-225-13
   Average Per Pass............          8.1          6.7
   Average Per Catch...........         15.1         12.2
   Average Per Game............        273.5        229.6
   TDs Passing.................           18           18
 TOTAL OFFENSE.................         4168         4125
   Total Plays.................          771          830
   Average Per Play............          5.4          5.0
   Average Per Game............        347.3        343.8
 KICKOFF RETURNS: #-YARDS......       32-640       26-631
 PUNT RETURNS: #-YARDS.........       21-200       40-432
 INT RETURNS: #-YARDS..........       13-280       13-174
 KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE........         20.0         24.3
 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE...........          9.5         10.8
 INT RETURN AVERAGE............         21.5         13.4
 FUMBLES-LOST..................        29-12        27-15
 PENALTIES-YARDS...............       75-616       79-609
   Average Per Game............         51.3         50.8
 PUNTS-YARDS...................      66-2768      70-2944
   Average Per Punt............         41.9         42.1
   Net punt average............         35.4         39.2
 TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME.......        29:12        30:48
 3RD-DOWN CONVERSIONS..........       64/167       68/183
   3rd-Down Pct................          38%          37%
 4TH-DOWN CONVERSIONS..........         6/14         7/14
   4th-Down Pct................          43%          50%
 SACKS BY-YARDS................       32-214       35-279
 MISC YARDS....................           51           88
 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED.............           39           29
 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS..........        14-17        10-19
 PAT KICKS-ATTEMPTS............        37-38        23-24
 ATTENDANCE....................       501267       332643
   Games/Avg Per Game..........      6/83545      5/66529
 
 BY QUARTER    1st  2nd  3rd  4th    Total
 ------------  ---  ---  ---  ---      ---
 Team........   91   76   90   62  -   319
 Opponents...   48   68   44   73  -   233

Overall Individual Statistics



                                 NCAA Football
           Auburn Overall Individual Statistics (as of Dec 07, 1997)
                                   All games


 RUSHING           G  Att Gain Loss  Net   Avg  TD Long Avg/G
 ------------------------------------------------------------
 Rusty Williams   12   77  287   10  277   3.6   4   24  23.1
 Fred Beasley     12   75  263   19  244   3.3   7   25  20.3
 D.Carter          7   56  256   23  233   4.2   2   18  33.3
 Markeith Cooper  11   20   79    8   71   3.5   0   11   6.5
 C.Pennington     12   27   74   12   62   2.3   0   11   5.2
 Ben Leard         4    4   17    0   17   4.3   0   10   4.3
 Tellie Embery    12    4   15    0   15   3.8   0   11   1.3
 Roman Nelsen     12    1    3    0    3   3.0   0    3   0.3
 Dameyune Craig   12   96  312  312    0   0.0   4   22   0.0
 Manoso Foston     2    1    0    0    0   0.0   0    0   0.0
 C.Robinson       12    2    0    2   -2  -1.0   0    0  -0.2
 Team             10    2    0   34  -34 -17.0   0    0  -3.4
 Total..........  12  365 1306  420  886   2.4  17   25  73.8
 Opponents......  12  417 1717  347 1370   3.3   9   48 114.2
 
 PASSING           G   Effic Att-Cmp-Int   Pct  Yds  TD Lng Avg/G
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 Dameyune Craig   12  130.19 403-216-13   53.6 3277  18  77 273.1
 Ben Leard         4   71.00    2-1-0     50.0    5   0   5   1.3
 Rusty Williams   12    0.00    1-0-0      0.0    0   0   0   0.0
 Total..........  12  129.58 406-217-13   53.4 3282  18  77 273.5
 Opponents......  12  118.60 413-225-13   54.5 2755  18  73 229.6
 
 RECEIVING         G  No.  Yds   Avg  TD Long Avg/G
 --------------------------------------------------
 Karsten Bailey   12   53  840  15.8   7   77  70.0
 Tyrone Goodson   12   48  906  18.9   5   64  75.5
 Hicks Poor       12   34  558  16.4   2   69  46.5
 Fred Beasley     12   16  225  14.1   2   35  18.8
 C.Robinson       12   15  201  13.4   0   64  16.8
 Rusty Williams   12   14  193  13.8   0   33  16.1
 Markeith Cooper  11   13   53   4.1   0   11   4.8
 Errick Lowe      12   11  104   9.5   0   20   8.7
 Kevin McLeod     12    7  162  23.1   1   41  13.5
 Tyrone Dillard   12    4   42  10.5   1   15   3.5
 Brad Bourne       1    1    5   5.0   0    5   5.0
 C.Pennington     12    1   -7  -7.0   0    0  -0.6
 Total..........  12  217 3282  15.1  18   77 273.5
 Opponents......  12  225 2755  12.2  18   73 229.6
 
 PUNT RETURNS     No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
 ---------------------------------------
 Markeith Cooper   14  142  10.1  0   20
 C.Robinson         6   51   8.5  0   18
 Antwoine Nolan     1    7   7.0  0    7
 Total..........   21  200   9.5  0   20
 Opponents......   40  432  10.8  0   45
 
 INTERCEPTIONS    No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
 ---------------------------------------
 Brad Ware          4   74  18.5  0   43
 Takeo Spikes       2   80  40.0  1   65
 Larry Casher       2    0   0.0  0    0
 Jayson Bray        2   98  49.0  0   77
 Antwoine Nolan     1    3   3.0  0    3
 Jeff Dunlap        1    0   0.0  0    0
 Ryan Taylor        1   25  25.0  1   25
 Total..........   13  280  21.5  2   77
 Opponents......   13  174  13.4  1   90
 
 KICK RETURNS     No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
 ---------------------------------------
 Markeith Cooper   20  477  23.9  0   47
 C.Robinson         5   93  18.6  0   27
 Kevin McLeod       4   58  14.5  0   22
 Roman Nelsen       2   12   6.0  0    7
 Tyrone Goodson     1    0   0.0  0    0
 Total..........   32  640  20.0  0   47
 Opponents......   26  631  24.3  0   46
 
 FUMBLE RETURNS   No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
 ---------------------------------------
 Brad Ware          2   39  19.5  1   24
 M.Washington       1   13  13.0  1   13
 Ryan Taylor        1   -1  -1.0  0    0
 Total..........    4   51  12.8  2   24
 Opponents......    4   88  22.0  1   52
                                 NCAA Football
           Auburn Overall Individual Statistics (as of Dec 07, 1997)
                                   All games


 
 TOTAL OFFENSE    G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G
 ----------------------------------------------
 Dameyune Craig  12   499    0 3277  3277 273.1
 Rusty Williams  12    78  277    0   277  23.1
 Fred Beasley    12    75  244    0   244  20.3
 D.Carter         7    56  233    0   233  33.3
 Markeith Cooper 11    20   71    0    71   6.5
 C.Pennington    12    27   62    0    62   5.2
 Ben Leard        4     6   17    5    22   5.5
 Tellie Embery   12     4   15    0    15   1.3
 Roman Nelsen    12     1    3    0     3   0.3
 C.Robinson      12     2   -2    0    -2  -0.2
 Team            10     2  -34    0   -34  -3.4
 Total.......... 12   771  886 3282  4168 347.3
 Opponents...... 12   830 1370 2755  4125 343.8
 
                           |------ PATs ------|
 SCORING          TD  FGs   Kick Rush Rcv Pass  DXP Saf - Pts
 ------------------------------------------------------------
 Jaret Holmes      0 14-17 36-37  0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  78
 Fred Beasley      9  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  54
 Karsten Bailey    7  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  42
 Tyrone Goodson    5  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  30
 Rusty Williams    4  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  24
 Dameyune Craig    4  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-1   0   0 -  24
 Hicks Poor        2  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  12
 D.Carter          2  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -  12
 Ryan Taylor       1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   1 -   8
 Tyrone Dillard    1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   6
 M.Washington      1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   6
 Kevin McLeod      1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   6
 Takeo Spikes      1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   6
 Brad Ware         1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   6
 Team              0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   0   1 -   2
 Quinton Reese     0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0   1   0 -   2
 Kevin Gentle      0  0-0   1-1   0-0   0  0-0   0   0 -   1
 Total..........  39 14-17 37-38  0-0   0  0-1   1   2 - 319
 Opponents......  29 10-19 23-24  0-0   2  2-4   0   1 - 233
 
 
 ALL PURPOSE      G Rush  Rec   PR  KOR   IR   FR  Tot Avg/G
 -----------------------------------------------------------
 Tyrone Goodson  12    0  906    0    0    0    0  906  75.5
 Karsten Bailey  12    0  840    0    0    0    0  840  70.0
 Markeith Cooper 11   71   53  142  477    0    0  743  67.5
 Hicks Poor      12    0  558    0    0    0    0  558  46.5
 Rusty Williams  12  277  193    0    0    0    0  470  39.2
 Fred Beasley    12  244  225    0    0    0    0  469  39.1
 C.Robinson      12   -2  201   51   93    0    0  343  28.6
 D.Carter         7  233    0    0    0    0    0  233  33.3
 Kevin McLeod    12    0  162    0   58    0    0  220  18.3
 Brad Ware       12    0    0    0    0   74   39  113   9.4
 Errick Lowe     12    0  104    0    0    0    0  104   8.7
 Jayson Bray     12    0    0    0    0   98    0   98   8.2
 Takeo Spikes    12    0    0    0    0   80    0   80   6.7
 C.Pennington    12   62   -7    0    0    0    0   55   4.6
 Tyrone Dillard  12    0   42    0    0    0    0   42   3.5
 Ryan Taylor     12    0    0    0    0   25   -1   24   2.0
 Ben Leard        4   17    0    0    0    0    0   17   4.3
 Tellie Embery   12   15    0    0    0    0    0   15   1.3
 Roman Nelsen    12    3    0    0   12    0    0   15   1.3
 M.Washington    12    0    0    0    0    0   13   13   1.1
 Antwoine Nolan  12    0    0    7    0    3    0   10   0.8
 Brad Bourne      1    0    5    0    0    0    0    5   5.0
 Team            10  -34    0    0    0    0    0  -34  -3.4
 Total.......... 12  886 3282  200  640  280   51 5339 444.9
 Opponents...... 12 1370 2755  432  631  174   88 5450 454.2
                                 NCAA Football
           Auburn Overall Individual Statistics (as of Dec 07, 1997)
                                   All games


 FIELD GOALS     FGM-FGA  Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 Jaret Holmes     14-17  82.4  0-0   6-6   6-7   2-4   0-0  48   0
 
 FG SEQUENCE          Auburn                OPPONENTS
 ----------------------------------------------------
 Virginia             -                     -
 Ole Miss             (26),43               (52),(23),(45)
 LSU                  (34),34               64
 Central Florida      -                     22
 South Carolina       -                     (44),50,(29)
 Louisiana Tech       -                     32
 Florida              (20)                  (22)
 Arkansas             (36),(27),(45),(27)   42
 Mississippi State    -                     (38),(41),51
 Georgia              (29)                  38
 Alabama              (27),(37),(31),(39)   (32),38,57
 Tennessee            (30),(48),45          (27)
 
 Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.
 
 PUNTING          No.  Yds   Avg Long  TB  FC I20 Blkd
 -----------------------------------------------------
 Jaret Holmes      62 2659  42.9   62   4   9  20    0
 Jeremy Zills       3  109  36.3   52   0   0   0    0
 Team               1    0   0.0    0   0   0   0    1
 Total..........   66 2768  41.9   62   4   9  20    1
 Opponents......   70 2944  42.1   67   6  19  21    0
 

Overall Defensive Statistics



                                 NCAA Football
            Auburn Overall Defensive Statistics (as of Dec 07, 1997)
                                   All games


                        |-------Tackles-------| |-Sacks-| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd 
DEFENSIVE LEADERS   GP   UT   AT  Total ForLoss  No-Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds  FF Kick Saf
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
55 Takeo Spikes          91   44    135   9-30     2-13     2-80     3   5    .      1    .   .
50 Ricky Neal            73   54    127   4-9      2-12      .       1   3   2-0     .    .   .
96 Jimmy Brumbaugh       40   38     78   4-4      5-37      .       1  10    .      2    1   .
25 M.Houston             44   26     70   2-4      1-2       .       4   1    .      1    .   .
86 Quinton Reese         34   29     63   4-5      5-24      .       3   4   1-0     .    1   .
27 Brad Ware             41   21     62   2-6      1-15     4-74    10   .   4-39    .    .   .
95 Leonardo Carson       32   26     58   9-31     2-9       .       2  14   1-0     1    .   .
91 Charles Dorsey        29   27     56   6-19     3-23      .       4   9    .      .    1   .
31 Rob Pate              31   19     50    .        .        .       9   .    .      .    .   .
13 Antwoine Nolan        36   12     48   2-4       .       1-3     12   .    .      1    .   .
6  Ryan Taylor           20   24     44   1-2      3-33     1-25     4   1   1--1    3    .   1
82 M.Washington          19   22     41   2-4      3-9       .       4   3   1-13    .    .   .
24 Larry Casher          21    8     29   3-7       .       2-0      2   .    .      1    .   .
76 Jeff Dunlap           12   14     26    .       3-6      1-0      2   5   2-0     .    .   .
54 Haven Fields          16    6     22   2-6      1-3       .       .   .   1-0     .    .   .
4  Jayson Bray           15    6     21    .        .       2-98     3   .    .      .    .   .
37 T.Crowder              8    7     15    .       1-7       .       1   .    .      .    .   .
20 Herman Banks          11    3     14   1-1       .        .       2   .    .      .    .   .
22 T.Williams             7    6     13    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
62 Brent Turner           9    2     11    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
99 Shannon Suttle         4    4      8    .        .        .       1   1    .      .    .   .
26 Marlon Taylor          4    3      7    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
92 Bobby Daffin           5    2      7    .       2-19      .       1   2    .      1    .   .
28 Larry Melton           4    3      7    .        .        .       1   .   1-0     .    .   .
38 Roman Nelsen           2    3      5    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
40 C.Pennington           3    2      5    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
90 Ezell Powell           2    3      5    .        .        .       .   1    .      .    .   .
44 Heath Evans            2    2      4    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
19 Jaret Holmes           2    2      4    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
56 Manning Sumner         .    4      4    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
98 Jeremy Banks           1    3      4    .       1-3       .       .   .    .      .    .   .
59 Dave Beasley           1    3      4    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
TM Team                   3    .      3   1-2      1-2       .       .   .    .      1    1   1
43 Kevin McLeod           .    3      3    .        .        .       .   .   1-0     1    .   .
94 Nate Smith             2    1      3    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
89 Hicks Poor             2    1      3    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
30 Courtney Rose          3    .      3    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
32 Adlai Trone            2    .      2    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
23 Fred Beasley           2    .      2    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
16 Dameyune Craig         1    .      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
9  Dan Evans              1    .      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
78 Jeno James             1    .      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
11 Kevin Gentle           1    .      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
58 Nathan Gardner         .    1      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
17 Markeith Cooper        1    .      1    .        .        .       .   .    .      .    .   .
5  Karsten Bailey         .    .      .    .        .        .       .   .    .      1    .   .
   Total..........      638  434   1072  52-134   36-217   13-280   70  59  15-51   14    4   2
   Opponents......        -    -      -    -      39-301   13-174   56   .  12-88   12    1   1


Average Time of Possession (by Quarter)

              1       2       3       4     Total
AUBURN      7:51    6:39    7:03    7:37    29:39
Opponents   7:09    8:21    7:57    7:23    30:21

Third Down Conversions (by Quarter)

             1        2       3       4     Total
AUBURN      17-44   11-40   21-40   15-43   64-167
    Pct.        39%     28%     53%     35%     38%
Opponents   10-39   20-51   20-47   18-46   68-183
    Pct.        26%     39%     43%     39%     37%

Third Down Breakdown

Yards to go . . .1-3     4-6     7-10    11+   Total
AUBURN          17-31   21-37   18-48   8-50    64-167
    Pct.            55%     57%     38%     16%     38%
Opponents       21-44   22-48   14-51   11-41   68-183
    Pct.            48%     46%     27%     27%     37%

TURNOVERS

Takeaways- 28, Giveaways - 25
    (Diff. +3)
    Ratio  +0.25 per game
Points Off TOs 
    AU 93 (12 TD, 3 FG)
    Opp. 58 (7 TD, 3 FG)
Points Off TOs/Game  
    AU 7.8, Opp. 4.8

KICKOFFS

Kickoffs  65
Touchbacks  39
Returns  26 (24.3 ypr)
Out of Bounds  0
Avg. Starting Field Pos.  Opp. 23.6

RED ZONE

AU Scores/Times in Red Zone:
    37/46 (80%)
    Scores (37): TDs 25, FGs 12
    Non-Scores (9): Int. 4, Fumble 3, Missed
    FG 1,    End of Game 1

Opp. Scores/Times in Red Zone:
    23/33 (70%)
    Scores (23): TDs 18, FGs 5
    Non-Scores (10): Fumble 3, Blocked FG 2,
    Downs 2, End of half 2, Interception 1


Last Modified December 15, 1997
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