Auburn vs. Ole Miss - Game Notes 10/29

Auburn vs. Ole Miss                                                                                                               Kickoff set for 6pm CT                                                                                                            Broadcast: ESPN2 

Auburn returns to Jordan-Hare Stadium for just the second time in the last five weeks to play the Ole Miss Rebels. It is the 36th meeting between the teams and the 15th time the teams have met in Auburn. The game will be carried by ESPNU.

AUBURN HEADLINES: Auburn leads the series against Ole Miss with a 26-9 record. Auburn has won eight of the last 10 games against the Rebels including the last two. The Tigers hold a 12-2 advantage over Ole Miss in games played in Auburn and have won the last three at home in the series. Auburn's three losses this season have come against teams currently ranked in the AP top 10. The Tigers have won 12 consecutive games at Jordan-Hare Stadium, which is tied for the 7th longest win streak at the stadium in program history. It is the longest streak since AU won 12 straight from 2000-01. Since 2000, Auburn is 24-4 (.857) at Jordan-Hare Stadium in night games (6 p.m. or later kickoff). Auburn is 18-1 and has won 15 straight when intercepting a pass since 2009. Auburn has won 20 of its last 23 games dating back to the 2010 victory over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl. Auburn has won 11 of its last 13 conference games and 12 of 14 against SEC opponents. The Tigers are 20-2 when leading at halftime under head coach Gene Chizik and has won 14 straight. Auburn is 9-0 in games decided by four points or less, including 5-0 vs. SEC teams, under Chizik. Auburn has five fourth-quarter comebacks under Gene Chizik, including two in 2011. Philip Lutzenkirchen is T-5th among active TE's in career TD receptions with 10. RB Onterio McCalebb has caught a pass in 11 straight games dating back to 2010. Onterio McCalebb is 16th in the FBS and first in the SEC in receptions for a RB with 22. TE Phillip Lutzenkirchen leads AU with six receptions for 71 yards in the last two games (Florida & LSU). No other WR/TE has more than four catches in that two-game span. Punter Steven Clark leads the SEC and is second in the FBS with 25 punts inside the 20-yard line. RB Michael Dyer is 188 rushing yards shy of reaching 1,000 for the season. Michael Dyer is third in the SEC and 23rd in the FBS averaging 101.5 rushing yards per game. Dyer has just 25 carries for negative yards (minus 50 yards total) in 341 career rushing attempts. DE Corey Lemonier is first in the SEC/T-12th nationally with 6.0 sacks and T-2nd SEC/T-16th nationally with 10.0 TFL's. Lemonier needs 3.0 sacks to move into Auburn's single-season top 10. Donnie Humphrey holds the 10th spot with 9.0 sacks in 1981. Kicker Cody Parkey leads the SEC and is tied for second in the FBS with 22 touchbacks.

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