Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/19/14
AUBURN, Ala. -- Tre Mason rushed for 152 yards and Onterio McCalebb added 113 and two touchdowns to help Auburn snap a five-game losing streak with a 42-7 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday. Daren Bates returned a fumble for a 62-yard touchdown for the Tigers (2-7), who picked up a much-needed win in the program's worst start in 60 years with games against No. 7 Georgia and No. 1 Alabama looming. It was Auburn's longest fumble return for a score since 1969. The rushing outburst helped take pressure off freshman quarterback Jonathan Wallace in his first start and gave beleaguered fans something to cheer. The Tigers got season-highs in points and yards with 475 to send the Aggies (1-8) to their eighth straight defeat. Mason had 22 carries, including a 40-yarder, and scored on a 5-yard run. McCalebb's eight rushes were highlighted by touchdowns of 38 and 7 yards. Wallace was solid in his starting debut and provided a spark for the nation's 120th-rated offense. He ...
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