Auburn’s two game winning streak came to an end Saturday in gut-wrenching fashion.
Auburn (4-3, 1-3 SEC) lost 54-46 in a marathon four overtime game against Arkansas. It was a disappointing ending after Auburn tied the game three times in regulation, including a field goal as time expired to to force the first overtime.
The Tigers were back at practice Sunday as they turn their attention to a home matchup on Halloween against Ole Miss.
Here are three things to know:
- See the social media reaction from Auburn alumni to Saturday’s loss to Arkansas. One said, “That game was payback for all our luck in 2013.”
- What grades did each unit of the team receive after coming up short against Arkansas?
- Coach Gus Malzahn reached out to Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams after the freshman sustained a neck injury during Saturday’s game.
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- Will Muschamp said the defense still “has miles to go” on Sunday. The Tigers are last in the SEC in total yards allowed.
- Wide receiver Jason Smith has been waiting for his chance to contribute and he scored his first career touchdown Saturday. Smith transitioned from quarterback to wide receiver in the spring.
- An update on the health of injured sophomore defensive end Carl Lawson could come Tuesday. Lawson has not played since the first half of Auburn’s opening game against Louisville.
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- New details reported about backup Texas A&M quarterback Kyler Murray’s absence Saturday. Murray was one of the top-recruits in the 2015 class, but he stayed on the sidelines as starter Kyle Allen struggled. Murray is no longer eligible for a redshirt.