Records: MSU (1-2, 0-1) AU (3-0, 1-0)
Game time: 3:14
Play of the game: Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall hit C.J. Uzomah for an 11-yard passing touchdown to give the Tigers the lead for good with 10 seconds left in the game.
Big quarter: Third: MSU took an 20-14 lead early in the quarter. Auburn kicked a field goal to cut the lead to 20-17 entering the final quarter.
Stat of the game: 0-7: MSU’s stat on third downs in the second half.
Top Dawg: Dak Prescott: The sophomore quarterback completed 15-of-28 passes for 213 yards. He rushed the ball 22 times for 133 yards. He also scored two touchdowns on the ground. He is the first MSU QB to pass for 200 yards and rush for 100 since Chris Relf did so back in 2010 against Arkansas.
Stats: MSU and Auburn
Quote of the game:
“It was a very disappointing loss for us. I give Auburn credit, their kids made plays to win the game.” – MSU head coach Dan Mullen
Song to describe game: Leave the Pieces by The Wreckers MSU’s heart was broken and now they have to pick up the pieces.
Head coach Dan Mullen
Sophomore quarterback Dak Prescott
Junior wide receiver Jameon Lewis
Sophomore wide receiver Joe Morrow
Sophomore linebacker Benardrick McKinney
What it means: The Bulldogs fall to 0-1 in SEC play. They have a non conference game against Troy next Saturday. Then they have a bye week and LSU comes calling after that.