AUBURN FINISHES SEASON NO 2 AFTER BCS CHAMPIONSHIP LOSS
Florida State is first-place in both polls after scoring with 13 seconds left to beat Auburn 34-31
With 232 rushing yards,
Auburn finishes the season with the most yards rushing per game in the
nation with 4596. In fact, Auburn is the first SEC team to ever lead
the NCAA in rushing.
Auburn has rushed for 1,396 yards in
four-straight games vs. ranked opponents. The Tigers rushed for 232
yards vs. No. 1 Florida State, 545 yards vs. No. 5 Missouri in the SEC
Championship Game, 296 yards vs. No. 1 Alabama and 323 yards vs. No. 24
Auburn has scored 30 points for the 10th
consecutive game for the longest streak in school history. The previous
best was in 1994, when the Tigers scored 30 points or more in eight
Auburn added to three of its school
single-season rushing records with rushing 729 attempts, 4596 rushing
yards, and 48 rushing touchdowns.
With 53 rushing
attempts, Auburn set the all-time SEC record with 729. Auburn's 4,596
yards rushing also extends their SEC record for rushing yards in a
season, (Alabama previous held the record with 4,027 set 1973.) Auburn
is fourth in SEC history in rushing yards per game.
has set a school record by scoring 30 or more points in 11 games in
2013, breaking the old mark of nine 30-point games in a season, which
was shared by the 1970, 1995, 2004 and 2010 teams.
Auburn's 553 points this season are the 5th most in SEC history
Auburn has 334 first downs, which is second in school history (344 in 2010), the 3rd most in SEC History.
Auburn set a new SEC record with 229 rushing first downs this season, passing the old mark of 213 set by Alabama in 1979.
set a school record with the fifth consecutive season in which Auburn
has had a 1,000-yard rusher; the previous best was four from 2002-2005.
1,000-yard rushers during the current streak include Ben Tate (1,362
yards in 2009); Cam Newton (1,473 yards in 2010); Michael Dyer (1,093
yards in 2010 and 1,242 yards in 2011); Tre Mason (1,002 yards in 2012
and 1,816 yards in 2013); and Nick Marshall (1,068 yards in 2013).
Auburn finished the season with 20 passing touchdowns on the season, which is 4th most in school history.
Auburn set a new school record for offensive plays run in a season, passing the old mark of 948 plays in 2010.
449 yards of total offense, the Tigers set a new school record for the
most yards of total offense (7,267) in a season, passing the old mark
of 6,989 yards in 2010.
Auburn set a new school record
for total offense per game (519) surpassing the 2010 season (499.2)
yards per game in 2010. The 2013 Tigers finished the season with the
sixth most yards total offense in SEC history.
Mason jumped from eighth to seventh on Auburn's career rushing attempts
chart (516). He passed Stephen Davis (1993-95) with 488 and trails
Stacy Danley (1987-90) with 526.
Tre Mason jumped from
eighth to sixth on Auburn's career rushing yardage chart with 2,979. He
passed Brent Fullwood (1983-86) with 2789 and Stephen Davis (1993-95)
with 2811. In fact, Mason has the most yards of any Auburn back in
history through his junior season.
Tre Mason is currently fourth on Auburn's career chart with 32 rushing touchdowns, trailing Joe Cribbs with 34 for third.
Tre Mason finished the season with the Auburn single-season record for All-Purpose Yards (2374).
Coates finished the season seventh in touchdown receptions in a
single-season with seven, one behind Emory Blake (2010), 2 behind
Ronney Daniels (1999) and Byron Franklin (1980) and three behind Darvin
Adams (2009) for third.
With 195 yards in tonight's game,
Tre Mason broke Bo Jackson's Auburn single-season rushing yards record
of 1,786 yards. Mason finished the season with 1,816 yards.
Mason rushed for over 100 yards for the sixth consecutive time and
ninth time on the season (12th of his career.)The six consecutive
100-yard games is a new Auburn record.
Tre Mason extended his individual Auburn single-season rushing touchdown record with 23 on the season.
Tre Mason finished the season with the Auburn single-season scoring record of 144 points.
Parkey finished second on Auburn's single-season list for most points
kicking with 111. Wes Byrum is the all-time leader with 123 points in
Parkey also finishes second on the school's
single-season chart with in PATs made and attempted (66-of-67). Wes
Byrum holds both records going 72-of-73 in 2010.
finishes the season ranked third on Auburn's single-season list for
total offense (3044). He passed Pat Sullivan with 2856 yards in 1970
and trails Cam Newton with 4,327 yards in 2010 and Dameyune Craig with
3,277 yards in 1997.
Nick Marshall and Tre Mason both
entered the game with 23 touchdowns responsible for in a tie for fourth
on Auburn's single-season chart. Marshall is now now tied with Pat
Sullivan with 26, and Mason is tied with Damian Craig for 3rd with 24.
(Cam Newton was responsible for 51 in 2010.)
is the first freshman offensive lineman to start the BCS National
Championship game since Alabama's Barrett Jones in 2009.
captains for Auburn were senior Chris Davis and junior Reese Dismukes.
Auburn's honorary captain was 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson.
Florida State won the toss and deferred until the second half
Mason's first quarter touchdown reception was the first of the season
for the junior and the first of his career. He now has 24 touchdowns on
the season and 34 in his career (31 rush, 2 KO, 1 REC). With 34 in his
career, Mason moves into a tie with Stephen Davis for fourth all-time.
Nosa Eguae's first quarter sack, he has now recorded a tackle for loss
in both the 2011 BCS Championship game and 2014 BCS Championship game.
Ray's second quarter 50-yard touchdown was the first of his career and
just the fifth reception of his career. Nine Tigers have now caught
touchdown passes this season.
Seven different receivers hauled in catches for Auburn in the first half
Ford finished the game with 2.0 sacks to give him 10.5 for his career.
That total is fifth-best in Auburn history. The Auburn record is 11.5
by Nick Fairley in 2010.
Nick Marshall's fourth quarter interception was his first interception since November 9 at Tennessee.