Aggies Fall 42-38 Against Auburn - Game Recap
The Tigers were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Aggies by a score of 42-38 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 23-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 57.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Barrett Trotter completed 17 of 23 pass attempts for 261 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Robert Turbin rushed for 70 yards for Utah State, while Kerwynn Williams added 69 yards. Chuckie Keeton threw for 213 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Matt Austin and Michael Smith had 67 and 44 yards respectively.
Utah State outgained Auburn 448-364 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-17 by the Aggies.
Auburn lost the time of possession battle 37:41/22:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Auburn heads into a Week 2 battle against Mississippi State. Utah State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Weber State.