Late surge powers Tigers
A 14-point fourth quarter saved No.18 Auburn in Week 1, as the Tigers beat the Kansas State Wildcats 23-13 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers could not cover the 13.5-point home spread, and the 36 points scored were UNDER the posted total of 46.
Brandon Cox was 17-for-30 for 225 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Ben Tate had 85 rushing yards for the Tigers.
Josh Freeman went 32-for-56 for 259 yards and two interceptions, while Jordy Nelson caught nine passes for 91 yards for the Wildcats.