Auburn quarterback Bo Nix directed two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, capped by a 58-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 1:11 left, to lift the Tigers to a 35-28 comeback win over Mississippi on Saturday.
Derek Bermudez had an angle on Tank Bigsby. The freshman Ole Miss defensive back got two hands on the freshman Auburn football running back at the 12.
The Auburn Tigers made mistakes Saturday, but thanks to some heroics from two of their most important players on offense, they survived for a 35-28 victory over Ole Miss. Here are three things we learned:
AUBURN — The first road trip of every football season comes with an extra bit of nerves. There are a lot of moving parts to consider — timing, transportation, hotel, food, equipment, laundry and everything in between.
The drive that perhaps best sums up where Auburn football is on offense four weeks into the season came early in the fourth quarter last weekend, right after South Carolina extended its lead to 11 points.
AUBURN — The biggest difference between the offense Gus Malzahn essentially ran for seven seasons at Auburn and the one Chad Morris is calling the plays for this year is reliance on the passing game.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — No. 15 Auburn's 30-22 loss at South Carolina on Saturday was its first to the Gamecocks in eight tries dating all the way to 1933. Here are three things we learned:
AUBURN — Just score the ball. That was Seth Williams’ answer when asked what Auburn football's offense can do to improve its efficiency in the red zone.