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Auburn upsets No. 7 Texas A&M 45-41


The Auburn Tigers upset the Texas A&M Aggie's 45-41in an impressive game. 

After winning the toss, the Aggie's decided to receive the kick and quickly scored during their first possession of the game.

With ten minutes left in the first quarter, Auburn responded to the Aggie's scoring after 10 plays and 86-yards to tie up the score 7-7. Nick Marshall made the 16-yard touchdown.

After an interception the Tigers pulled ahead of the Aggie's with a field goal. Cody Parkey kicked the 27-yard field goal.

After a back forth match up between the Tigers and Aggie's, Johnny Football injured his arm/shoulder which left the Aggie's wounded and gave the Tigers an advantage. 

Auburn was able to contain the Aggie's from leading despite Maziels effort with a touchdown run of his own. 

Auburn takes the win after holding Texas A&M down to the last seconds of the game. 

Here are the game notes: 

Auburn at Texas A&M
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Kyle Field; kickoff 2:47 p.m. CT
Game captains for Auburn: Chris Davis, Reese Dismukes
First-time starters for Auburn:  LB Kris Frost, WR Melvin Ray
Nick Marshall's 16-yard TD run in the first quarter was Marshall's third rushing touchdown of the season, and his longest rushing TD this year. He finished with two rushing touchdowns.
Cody Parkey extended his SEC-leading string of consecutive PAT kicks made to 76
Parkey's 27-yard field goal in the first quarter was his 18thstraight successful field goal from 45 yards and in, dating back through the 2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl
Ryan Smith's first-quarter interception was the second of his career
Ryan White's first-quarter interception was the first of his career
Jay Prosch's 56-yard first-quarter reception was a career long
Marshall's 13-yard scoring pass to Quan Bray in the second quarter was Bray's third career TD catch
AU's 96-yard scoring drive that culminated in a TD catch by Quan Bray was Auburn's longest scoring drive of the season, and its longest scoring drive against an SEC opponent since the 2010 Ole Miss game
Sammie Coates' 43-yard TD catch in the third quarter was his fourth career TD reception. He finished with 104 yards receiving for his second career 100-yard receiving game.
Tre Mason rushed for 178 yards on 27 carries and one touchdown for his sixth career 100-yard game and third of the season.
Nick Marshall ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries for his second career 100-yard rushing performance
Auburn finished the game with 379 yards rushing to post its third game of the season with 300-plus rushing yards
The win was Auburn's first win over a ranked opponent on the road since October 1, 2011 at No. 10 South Carolina. It is the Tigers' second win over a ranked opponent this season after the victory over then No. 24 Ole Miss
Mike Evans' 287 receiving yards were the most ever by an Auburn opponent         


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