Arkansas State vs Auburn Wrap - Auburn Wins 52-26
Auburn got a 171-yard performance from Cameron Newton as a key part of its 52-26 victory over the Red Wolves on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Auburn won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 31-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Cameron Newton completed 9 of 14 pass attempts for 186 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Derek Lawson rushed for 45 yards for Arkansas State, while Jermaine Robertson added 20 yards. Ryan Aplin threw for 278 yards for the Red Wolves, while receivers Allen Muse and Dwayne Frampton had 80 and 74 yards respectively.
Auburn outgained Arkansas State 608-366 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Tigers.
The time of possession battle favored Arkansas State as their offense was on the field for 34:23, longer than the 25:37 of their opponents.
Next game, Auburn takes its act on the road to face Mississippi State looking for another win. For Arkansas State, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette.