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Auburn true freshman QB Jeremy Johnson shines in 62-3 win

Jeremy Johnson threw for 201 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 1 interception as Auburn blasted Western Carolina 62-3 in front of 84,171 fans at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Johnson, a true freshman from Montgomery got the start in place of starting QB Nick Marshall who nursed a minor knee injury. Johnson led the Auburn Tigers to a 42-3 halftime lead. He would produce a touchdown throw to Quan Bray in the 3rd Quarter before leaving the game.

Auburn's Cameron Artis-Payne and Tre Mason rushed for 133 yards and 100 yards respectively, and combined for three scores.

The Tigers amassed 712 yards of total offense which is a new school record. Auburn will travel to face Texas A&M next Saturday. kickoff set for 2:30 CT.

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