Previewing Louisiana-Monroe

Here are this Saturday's Game Notes From Auburn Sports Information...

Auburn plays its first day game of the season Saturday when the Tigers host ULM in a nonconference contest that begins at 11 a.m. CT and will be nationally televised by ESPNU. The two teams have met seven times in the past, with Auburn winning all seven games in Jordan-Hare Stadium...

Auburn has never lost to any of the current members of the Sun Belt Conference, with an all-time record of 15-0...

Auburn is 4-0 for the second straight season and the fourth time in the last seven years...

Auburn has overcome double digit deficits to win in each of its last two games...

Auburn is ranked seventh nationally in rushing offense (278.0) and tied for 17th in total offense (468.0)...

Auburn has rushed for at least 300 yards twice this season and four times in the past two years...

Auburn ranks second in the nation in passing efficiency, thanks largely to having the nation's top touchdown percentage (12.5) second-best yards per attempt (10.56)...

Auburn is one of just three schools in the country with three players averaging at least 70 yards rushing per game, including Cam Newton (121.3 - first in the SEC), Michael Dyer (78.0-ninth in the SEC) and Onterio McCalebb (70.0 - 11th in the SEC)...

Newton is the first quarterback in Auburn history to throw at least two touchdown passes in each of the first four games of a season...

Auburn's 18 touchdown plays this season have averaged 23.8 yards per play, including six that covered at least 35 yards...

Auburn's defense has allowed just 10 points in the fourth quarter and overtime this season, and shut out both of its SEC opponents in the final period...

Auburn opponents are 1-for-12 on third-down conversions during the fourth quarter and overtime this season...

Nick Fairley leads the SEC in both sacks (4.0, tied for 15th nationally) and tackles for loss (8.5, tied for seventh nationally), and has at least 1.5 tackles for loss in every game this season...

Senior kicker Wes Byrum is just 44 points away from becoming Auburn's all-time leading scorer. He currently ranks fourth with 269 career points...

Auburn has won 58 consecutive games when scoring 30 or more points in a game, dating back to a 56-49, four-overtime loss to Georgia in 1996...

 

Auburn and ULM will be meeting for the eighth time, with all eight games being played in Jordan-Hare Stadium since 1994. Auburn has won the seven previous games by an average score of 43-10, which is very close to matching the score of the first meeting in 1994 (44-12). The closest game was a 28-24 decision in 1996, while Auburn's 73-7 victory in 2003 is tied for the largest margin of victory in Jordan-Hare Stadium history. ULM has been shut out in its last two games at Auburn, in 2004 and 2008.

ULM won its first game of the season last Saturday, scoring a fourth-quarter touchdown for a 21-20 victory over Southeastern Louisiana in the Warhawks' home opener ... 

Kolton Browning led the Warhawks in rushing for the second straight game with 75 yards, marking the first time since 2004 that a ULM quarterback led the team in rushing in back-to-back games ...

Browining is third in the Sun Belt in total offense, averaging 257.7 yards per game ... Luther Ambrose ranks second in the Sun Belt in all-purpose yards, averaging 163.3 per game ...

ULM leads the Sun Belt in rushing defense, allowing just 129.0 yards per game ...

The Warhawks have held eight of their last 14 opponents under 100 yards rushing and 11 of their last 14 opponents under their season average ...

Jason Edwards is tied for the Sun Belt lead in tackles, averaging 9.7 per game.


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