Heading into halftime of Saturday’s game, it felt like Auburn had finally put a dagger in the plucky Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks.
Just a week earlier, 30-point underdog ULM had knocked off the Arkansas Razorbacks in the biggest upset of the season. The Warhawks appeared to be going into the locker room tied at 14 with the Tigers.
However, when Auburn quarterback Kiehl Frazier’s Hail Mary throw nestled into the arms of receiver Sammie Coates on the final play of the first half to give the Tigers the lead, it looked as though ULM might remember it wasn’t getting paid about $1 million for the second weekend in a row to come in a put up a fight. Auburn tacked on yet another score early in the third quarter, so the chances that the Warhawks would find themselves in overtime again appeared slim.
And once again, junior quarterback Kolton Browning (28-46 attempts, 237 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs) was magnificent in the fourth quarter, directing two scoring drives to knot things up o...