Alabama Falls 28-27 to Tigers - Recap
|Alabama Falls 28-27 to Tigers - Recap|
The Tigers grabbed a Week 13 victory over the Crimson Tide on Friday, winning 28-27 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The Tigers were a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 58.5.
Cam Newton completed 13 of 20 pass attempts for 216 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Mark Ingram rushed for 36 yards for Alabama, while Trent Richardson added 24 yards. Greg McElroy threw for 377 yards for the Crimson Tide, while receivers Julio Jones and Mark Ingram had 199 and 91 yards respectively.
Auburn was outgained by Alabama 446-324 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Crimson Tide.
Auburn lost the time of possession battle 33:01/26:59, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.