Auburn answers call in Oxford, beats Ole Miss 31-16

Auburn answers call in Oxford, beats Ole Miss 31-16
AU Ole Miss (Source: WBRC Fox6 News)

OXFORD, MS (WBRC) - Auburn entered Saturday needed a win, and the Tigers got it done.

The Tigers scored on their opening drives in the first and second half and were able to establish their offense to defeat Ole Miss 31-16.

The win snaps Auburn’s two-game losing streak and lightening the heat on Gus Malzahn’s hot seat.

1st Quarter

AU 7, OM 0 - Stidham pass to Whitlow, 3 yards (8:36)

AU 7, OM 3 - Logan 36-yard field goal (5;49)

2nd Quarter

AU 7, OM 6 - Logan 37-yard field goal (9:16)

AU 10, OM 6 - Carlson 28-yard field goal (4:18)

3rd Quarter

AU 17, OM 6 - Miller run, 1 yard (12:07)

AU 17, OM 9 - Logan 35-yard field goal (8:30)

AU 24, OM 9 - Schwartz 0-yard fumble recovery (6:53)

AU 31, OM 9 - Miller run, 2 yards (3:00)

4th Quarter

AU 31, OM 16 - Ta’amu pass to Brown, 12 yards (2:24)

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