Auburn Defeats Samford 35-16 - Recap

Auburn Defeats Samford 35-16 - Recap

Auburn got a 157-yard performance from Michael Dyer as a key part of its 35-16 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 30.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 57.5.

Clint Moseley completed 13 of 20 pass attempts for 167 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Jeremiaha Gates rushed for 119 yards for Samford, while Dustin Taliaferro added 21 yards. Dustin Taliaferro threw for 161 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Kelsey Pope and Jeremiaha Gates had 90 and 70 yards respectively.

Auburn outgained Samford 415-338 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Tigers.

Samford lost the time of possession battle 30:14/29:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.