AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Cameron Artis-Payne ran for 129 yards and a touchdown, quarterback Nick Marshall passed for 171 yards and a score and No. 16 Auburn snapped a two-game skid with a 31-7 victory over Samford on Saturday night.
Auburn (8-3) used the game against an FCS opponent to tune up for next week's Iron Bowl showdown at No. 2 Alabama.
The Tigers, who upset Alabama last year...
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Auburn players and coaches believed the 17-7 deficit at halftime was not insurmountable. "It wasn't too much to come back from -- if we were playing at a high level," running back Cameron Artis-Payne said. "But the fact we weren't playing at a high level against a great team, it just wasn't happening."
The Auburn Tigers seemingly could do no wrong under Gus Malzahn but that might have ended today. First, Cameron Artis-Payne fumbled at the goal line when Nick Marshall wanted to pull the ball back on a read option. But the Tigers got the ball back and had plenty of time and great field position only down three points.
That’s when this happened….
After such storied and amazing...
Auburn is growing more comfortable on the perimeter, and so is Cameron Artis-Payne. AL.com analyzes Auburn's game through the air and on the ground in its 35-31 victory at Ole Miss.
With a loss to Mississippi State already on their resume and four weeks remaining in the regular season, the Auburn Tigers entered Saturday’s SEC clash in Oxford against Ole Miss knowing that another loss would wash them out of playoff contention.
But up 35-31 in the closing minutes of regulation with the Rebels threatening to take the lead...
The Auburn Tigers caught a real break early in the second half when they ran a play on offense with 12 men on the field. Cameron Artis-Payne ran the ball for 11 yards on the play and the Tigers drove down the field and scored a touchdown to make it 24-21. [The Big Lead]
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Cameron Artis-Payne converted a six-yard run with just over ten minutes left in the fourth quarter and No. 3 Auburn edged No. 4 Ole Miss 35-31 in Oxford.
The Rebels had two quality opportunities to regain the lead but fell short on both tries. Quarterback Bo Wallace fumbled at the Tigers 6 yard line while desperately reaching for a first down with less than seven minutes to play...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Cameron Artis-Payne ran for three touchdowns, all in the first half, and No. 5 Auburn used a dominant ground game to beat San Jose State 59-13 on Saturday night.
Auburn (2-0) had six touchdowns and 358 yards on the ground, including 112 from Artis-Payne. Quarterback Nick Marshall, making his first start of the season, ran for 103 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown...
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September 06, 2014