Week 3 Summaries Auburn Gets First Win Puts on an AIR SHOW! In a game that started on the ground for the Tigers it was the passing game that lead to an explosion.. Auburn faced fellow SEC member Mississippi State at home. The Tigers got the ball to start and didnt waste any time trying to heart attack kids.. on the first play from scrimmage, much like last week vs CMU, McCalebb put the ball on the ground. But the Tigers managed to keep possession.. and got on the board early 7-0.. The Auburn Defense played well and forced a 3 and out.. Auburn using an option attack to hit the premiter had the pitch picked off and returned 40 yards for the TD 7-7.. neither team would score again in the qtr.... in the 2nd qtr Auburn again went to the air when Thomas Darrah found Peter Lutzenkirchen open from 3 yards out..14 -7 and then passing onslaught began.. after forcing MSU to turn over the ball Darrah went deep connecting with D. Winter down the left sideline for 77yards and the TD. 21-7. MSU would respond with 10 points of its own before the break to bring the score to 21-17 at the break. MSU wasted no time in striking back at the Tigers. when Relf found Smith deep down the right sideline in a broken coverage. 24-21.. Darrah would again lead the tigers down the field capping of the drive with an 8yrd TD pass to Winter. 28-24. MSU would turn the ball over after getting deep in Auburn Territory. Darrah brought the passing attack back out with the offense. Connecting with 6 different recivers on the way down to a McCalebb 4yrd run. 35-24. Again MSU would hand the ball back to Auburn who would waste no time in passing the ball down the field. before connecting with @ Carr from 19yrds out 42-24 after 3. MSU would come charging back with a TD run of its own, but the Bulldogs couldnt get the 2pt. 42-20.. Darrah took auburn down the field quickly when he connected with TE Ransom from 41yards out giving the Tigers a comfortable 49-30 lead with 3mins left. MSU would drive down the field before giving the ball up on yet another fumble. Auburn would drive down the field and on 3rd and 6 from the 14 T2 wanted to get the first down with out scoring to run the clock out. Ransom caught the PA pass at the 3 and was knocked into the endzone by a MSU player. 56-30. MSU would try to save a little face only to throw a Pick 6 finishing out the scoring 63-30. . GAME STATS AUBURN QB - DARRAH 24-44 537 Yards 6 TDs TB - McCalebb 19 - 77yrd 1TD WR - D. Winter - 10 - 282yrds 2TDs Q. Carr - 5 - 123yrds 1 TDs Defense 3 FF 3 FRs 2INTs 1TD 3 Sks MISS ST QB - Relf - 22-39 303yrds 2TDs 1INT TB - Elliot 11 - 14yrds - Smith 2 - 21yrds 1TD WR - Smith 7 - 116yrds TD - Wilder 6 - 78yrds Defense 6 Sacks 2 FF 2 FRs Coach T2's Post game press conference.. Miss made this a closer game than the score shows.. they just kept bringing the heat and left alot of our SR WRs open to make huge plays. That is what we lacked in our first 2 games. 0 Big Plays vs today we have 10 Plus big plays.. and any time you force 5 2nd half turnovers its tough to lose.. UP NEXT FLORIDA COMES TO AUBURN.