FINAL: Auburn 51, Missouri 14

Bryan Matthews, Senior Editor
Auburn Sports

COLUMBIA | Summary and statistics from No. 15 Auburn's game against Missouri at Memorial Stadium.


Auburn forced a 3-and-out on Missouri's first possession and marched 80 yards on six plays for a touchdown on a 4-yard run by Kerryon Johnson. Jarrett Stidham completed a 58-yard pass to Kyle Davis on the opening play of the drive. Carlton Davis intercepted Missouri quarterback Drew Lock at the 32-yard line on the next series and scored seven plays later on a 2-yard run by Johnson. Missouri had just 34 total yards in the first quarter.


Auburn opened the second quarter with a 9-play, 90-yard drive as Johnson scored his third touchdown of the game on a 1-yard run. Stidham connected with Will Hastings for a 46-yard pass on the drive. Auburn's defense came up with a big stop again as Jeff Holland forced a fumble, which was returned by Marlon Davidson to the Missouri 20-yard line. Auburn scored four plays later on a 7-yard run by Johnson, his 4th TD of the first half. Missouri responded with a 10-play, 78-yard drive as Drew Lock connected with Damar Crockett on a 19-yard TD pass. A 47-yard run by Kam Martin set up a 41-yard field goal by Daniel Carlson to give Auburn a 31-7 lead at halftime.


Both defenses came up with stops to start the second half but Missouri tried a fake punt, which was stopped well short by Daniel Thomas at the 22-yard line. A 21-yard run by Eli Stove and a 1-yard TD run by Johnson gave AU a 38-7 lead. After another stop from the D, Stidham connected with Nate Craig-Myers on a 57-yard touchdown pass to put AU up 45-7. Carlson added a 52-yard field goal late in the 3rd.


Carlson his his third field goal of the game, this one from 54 yards. Lock threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to J'Mon Moore midway early in the 4th.


Total yards: AU 482, MIZ 340; Rush yards: AU 263, MIZ 124; Pass yards: AU 219, MIZ 216; Penalties: AU 5-50, MIZ 7-55; First downs: AU 22, MIZ 21; Third downs: AU 7-15, MIZ 4-13; Turnovers: AU 0, MIZ 4.


Jarrett Stidham 13-of-17 for 218 yards with 1 TD, 5 carries for 35 yards

Malik Willis 3-of-4 for 1 yards, 6 carries for 11 yards

Kerryon Johnson 18 carries for 48 yards and 5 TD, 2 receptions for 15 yards

Kam Martin 9 carries for 74 yards

Kyle Davis 1 reception for 58 yards

Will Hastings 2 receptions for 59 yards

Ryan Davis 4 reception for 21 yards

Devan Barrett 1 carry for 0 yards, 1 reception for 1 yard

Eli Stove 3 carries for 56 yards

Nate Craig-Myers 2 receptions for 61 yards and 1 TD

Malik Miller 9 carries for 40 yards, 1 reception for 3 yards

Daniel Carlson 3-of-3 FG (Made: 41, 52, 54)

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