Cavaliers Fall 43-24 Against Auburn - Game Recap
Onterio McCalebb tore up the turf for 109 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tigers to a 43-24 win over the Cavaliers at Georgia Dome.
Auburn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Barrett Trotter completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 175 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kevin Parks rushed for 48 yards for Virginia, while Clifton Richardson added 33 yards. Michael Rocco threw for 312 yards for the Cavaliers, while receivers Kris Burd and Perry Jones had 103 and 90 yards respectively.
Virginia was outgained by Auburn 454-435 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-22 by the Cavaliers.
Virginia lost the time of possession battle 31:20/28:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.