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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Georgia Southern Recap

Artistic Impression by @AURobUSA

Wow! Auburn manhandled Georgia Southern in a 41-7 old fashioned whipping. The 750th victory in program history. 

Game Stats via the official Auburn Athletics website.
Team TotalsGSAU
First Downs825
Net Yards Rushing70351
Net Yards Passing8184
Total Offense Yards78535
Fumbles: Number-Lost0 - 04 - 2
Penalties: Number-Yards3 - 154 - 42
Punts - Yards11 - 4281 - 42
Possession Time29:2830:32
Third-Down Conversions0 of 15 (0.000)6 of 16 (0.375)
Fourth-Down Conversions1 of 2 (0.500)2 of 3 (0.667)
Sacks By: Number-Yards3-115-37
Field Goals0-1 (0.000)2-4 (0.500)

 Allowing only 78 yards total for the game, the Auburn played defense as well as I have ever seen. Georgia Southern went 0 for 15 on 3rd down attempts. 

Other key  notes:

After making his first attempt, a 50 yard FG, Daniel Carlson missed 2 in a row in the first half. Carlson then righted the ship, and made his final attempt. 

Kam Martin had to play much more than anticipated because of a hamstring injury to Kerryon Johnson. Kamryn Pettway was suspended for the game.

Jarrett Stidham finished the night 14 of 24 with 185 yards passing. Throwing 2 TD passes. Stidham had one interception, and one fumble. 

War Eagle!

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