Stats from Auburn’s first half against Mississippi State

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Stats from Auburn’s first half against Mississippi State

Scoring

Auburn opened the game with a perfect drive, taking a 7-0 lead on a Tank Bigsby rushing touchdown. Mississippi State responded with a field goal to make it a 7-3 game.

Auburn quickly added on when Ja’Varrius Johnson rushed 57-yards for a touchdown to make it 14-3. Auburn took a 21-3 lead when Bo Nix found one of the best catches of the year, using one-had to haul in a beautifully thrown ball from Nix for the 15-yard touchdown and giving Auburn a commanding 28-3 lead.

Mississippi State responded with their first touchdown of the game to make it 28-10 with 1:55 left to play in the first half.

Team Stats

Total yards: AU 325, MSU 155

Passing yards: AU 205, MSU 144

Rushing yards: AU 120, MSU 11

First downs: AU 15, MSU 10

Third downs: AU 3-5, MSU 1-8

Sacks: AU 1, MSU 1

Tackles for loss: AU 2, MSU 1

Penalties: AU 4-35, MSU 3-20

Individual Stats

Bo Nix: 15 of 19 for 205 yards and 2 touchdowns, 2 carries for -3 yards

Tank Bigsby: 10 carries for 7 yards and 1 touchdown

Jarquez Hunter: 4 carries for 12 yards

Shaun Shivers: 2 carries for 7 yards, 1 catch for 8 yards

Ja’Varrius Johnson: 1 carry for 57 yards and a touchdown

Kobe Hudson: 5 catches for 62 yards and a touchdown

Shedrick Jackson: 3 catches for 72 yards

Demetris Robertson: 2 catches for 40 yards

John Samuel Shenker: 1 catch for 9 yards

Malcolm Johnson Jr.: 1 catch for 8 yards

Luke Deal: 1 catch for 4 yards and 1 touchdown

Tyler Fromm: 1 catch for 2 yards