Auburn Football

No. 11 Auburn survives for 23-16 win over Vanderbilt

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – An injured Sean White came off the bench to throw a touchdown pass and Josh Holsey intercepted a last-minute throw to lift No. 11 Auburn to a come-from-behind, 23-16 win Saturday over Vanderbilt. The Tigers (7-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 9 CFP) sputtered after starting John Franklin III in place of White, who had an unspecified…

Pettway runs wild as Auburn beats Mississippi 40-29

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Kamryn Pettway ran for a career-high 236 yards and a touchdown, Sean White added 247 yards passing and No. 15 Auburn beat Mississippi 40-29 on Saturday night. Ole Miss’ Chad Kelly threw for a school-record 465 yards, beating Archie Manning’s previous mark of 436 yards set in 1969. Kelly also threw three touchdowns and one interception….

Auburn’s early kickoff for Vanderbilt

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) — Get out your sunglasses. Auburn football will have a rare day game, at least this season, when it plays host to Vanderbilt on Nov. 5. The Southeastern Conference set the time for 11 a.m. The game will be telecast by either ESPN, ESPN2 or the SEC Network, the league office announced Monday. No. 15 Auburn has played mostly…

Tiger duo win SEC Player of the Week honors

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) — Auburn’s 56-3 win over Arkansas was so impressive Saturday that not one, but two of the key participants won Southeastern Conference player of the week honors Monday. Defensive tackle Montravius Adams was named the SEC defensive lineman of the week and guard Alex Kozan shared offensive lineman of the week honors, the league office announced. Adams had…

Malzahn’s post-game comments after Auburn thrashes Arkansas 56-3

Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn Opening Statement… “First off, I’m very excited for our team. I’m excited for our players and coaches. We played a complete game. We talked about improving each game. First of all, our defense holding that group to 25 yards rushing was really unbelievable. That was one of the goals: to try to make them one-dimensional…

Auburn runs over Arkansas, 56-3

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Eli Stove broke free for a 78-yard touchdown run on Auburn’s first play, giving the No. 21 Tigers momentum they never lost in a surprisingly dominant 56-3 victory over No. 17 Arkansas on Saturday night. Auburn held out starting running back Kerryon Johnson and still ran for 543 yards, a school record for a Southeastern Conference…

Auburn’s White faces Mississippi State in rematch of debut

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White is still an efficient passer who avoids major blunders, just like in his college debut last season against Mississippi State. Auburn’s sophomore quarterback also has some of the same issues in finishing drives with seven points instead of three. White made his first start for the Tigers in last season’s meeting with a solid…

Tiger reactions to 58-7 win over Warhawks

Junior safety Tray Matthews   On the halftime talk in the locker room… “Coach told us not to let up and get complacent, keep going back out there and act like we are down. Coach gave us a good prep talk to fight us back up. “   On how he feels about going on the road for the first…

Malzahn’s post-game comments after 58-7 win over UL-Monroe

Opening Statement… “This was a good win for Homecoming. It caps off a five-game home stretch. I thought our fans have been outstanding and it meant a lot to our players and coaches. I thought we played well in all three phases of the game. Our goal this week was to improve from last week in offense, defense and special…

Auburn steamrolls Louisiana-Monroe, 58-7

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Sean White threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns, Kerryon Johnson rushed for 146 yards and a pair of scores, and Auburn steamrolled Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday 58-7. Auburn (3-2) kept the momentum from last week’s win over LSU going, as the Tigers scored touchdowns on eight of their 11 drives against the overmatched Warhawks (1-3). Auburn…