Tate carries Tigers to victory

Tate carries Tigers to victory

Ben Tate ran for 152 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries as No.8 Auburn whipped Tulane 38-13 at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.

The Tigers missed covering the 30-point spread at home, while the 51 points scored were OVER the posted total of 49.5.

Brandon Cox controlled the Auburn offence by going 15-for-18 for 193 yards and two scores, while Courtney Taylor made five catches for 47 yards and a major for the Tigers.

Lester Ricard put up a fight against Auburn, going 20-for-42 for 281 yards and one touchdown with one pick. Matt Forte gained 116 yards on 21 carries for the Green Wave.