Auburn Post-Game Notes
Auburn vs. Arkansas
Reynolds Razorback Stadium
October 10, 2009
Auburn team captains were WR Kobi Burns, DE Antonio Coleman, LB Adam Herring and OL Lee Ziemba.
Auburn won the toss and elected to receive. Arkansas elected to defend the north end zone.
Kickoff was at 11:02 a.m. CT.
Game attendance was announced as 72,559.
Auburn now leads the all-time series with Arkansas, 10-8-1, and owns a 5-4 record in Fayetteville, losing for the first time in Razorback Stadium since 2001.
Auburn has now scored 230 points this season. The Tigers scored 208 points during the entire 2008 season.
Auburn did not score in the first quarter, marking the first quarter this season in which the Tigers did not put points on the board. Auburn had scored in each of the first 20 quarters this season.
Arkansas scored first on a 2-yard touchdown run midway through the first quarter. It marked the third time this season that Auburn’s opponent scored first (West Virginia, Ball State).
Auburn trailed at halftime and at the end of the third quarter for just the second time this season (West Virginia).
Auburn had 248 yards of offense in the third quarter after having 108 yards in the first half.
Ben Tate finished with a career-high 184 yards rushing. It was his ninth career 100-yard rushing game, and his fourth this season. His previous career high was 157 yards against Mississippi State earlier this season.
Tate became the eighth player in Auburn history to surpass 2,500 yards rushing in the first quarter. He now has 2,683 yards rushing for his career.
Tate had rushing touchdowns of 1 and 60 yards in the third quarter. He now has 18 career rushing TDs and four this season. The 60-yarder was the longest rush of his career.
Wes Byrum’s 37-yard field goal in the second quarter was his 39th career field goal, moving him into sole possession of fifth place on Auburn’s all-time field goals list.
Walter McFadden’s interception midway through the second quarter was his second of the season and the fifth of his career. He became the first Auburn player this season to pick off two passes.
Quindarius Carr’s 32-yard reception in the third quarter was the longest reception of his career. His previous long was 28 yards.
Terrell Zachery’s 60-yard rush on a reverse late in the third quarter was his third play of 60+ yards this season. He had TD receptions of 93 and 65 earlier this year.