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    Auburn Downs Arkansas State, 38-9


    By Tim Letcher
    SEC Digital Network

    Nick Marshall passed for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 53 yards as Auburn beat Arkansas State 38-9 at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday evening.

    Cameron Artis-Payne led the way on the ground for the Tigers with 102 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown.

    Auburn's lead was 21-9 in the middle of the third quarter before the Tigers scored the last 17 points in the contest.

    This was a matchup between Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn's current team and his former team, which he left after last season.

    Statistical Leaders

    Arkansas State

    Passing - Adam Kennedy, 29-41, 272 yards

    Rushing - Adam Kennedy, 12 carries, 74 yards

    Receiving - David Oku, 6 receptions, 70 yards


    Passing - Nick Marshall, 10-17, 147 yards, 2 TD

    Rushing - Cameron Artis-Payne, 19 carries, 102 yards, 1 TD

    Receiving - Sammie Coates, 1 reception, 68 yards, 1 TD

    Quick Notes:

    Auburn is now 18-0 all-time against teams from the Sun Belt Conference.

    Auburn is 95-19-1 in September home games.

    Auburn has won 79 straight games when scoring at least 30 points.