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By Tim Letcher
SEC Digital Network
Auburn scored the first 38 points of the game en route to thumping Florida Atlantic, 45-10 on Saturday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers had 627 yards of total offense in the game, including 421 yards on the ground. Auburn had eight players rush for at least 20 yards, and four of those players scored rushing touchdowns.
Jeremy Johnson handled most of the passing duties, throwing for a pair of touchdowns.
Jaquez Johnson accounted for most of the offense for FAU. He had 133 yards passing and 58 yards rushing in the game. He also scored the only touchdown for the Owls.
Passing - Jaquez Johnson, 9-22, 133 yards
Rushing - Jaquez Johnson, 9 carries, 58 yards, 1 TD
Receiving - Daniel McKinney, 5 receptions, 64 yards
Passing - Jeremy Johnson, 11-17, 196 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing - Cameron Artis-Payne, 13 carries, 93 yards, 1 TD
Receiving - Sammie Coates, 3 receptions, 113 yards, 2 TD
Auburn leads the series 2-0. The previous meeting between the schools was a 30-14 Tiger victory in 2011.
Auburn has won 83 consecutive games in which it has scored at least 30 points.
Gus Malzahn is now 16-4 in two years as a head coach (last year at Arkansas State, this year at Auburn).