Saturday, October 23, 2010
Halftime analysis: Auburn 10, LSU 10
By Chris Low
AUBURN, Ala. -- LSU scored on a late drive to pull even with Auburn, 10-10, at the half Saturday in Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Here's a quick halftime analysis:
Turning point: Jordan Jefferson, who re-entered the game at quarterback after Jarrett Lee was injured, scrambled for a first down on third-and-16 from the Auburn 40 to keep alive LSU's late touchdown drive. On that same drive, LSU got a pass interference penalty in the end zone, and Jefferson scored on a 2-yard run when it looked like the play clock had run out before the ball was snapped.
Player of the half: Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been dominant. He had multiple tackles for loss and knocked Lee out of the game after hitting him and landing on him just after Lee had released the football.
Stat of the half: Auburn's Cam Newton scored his 13th rushing touchdown of the season and has now accounted for 26 touchdowns, tying the school record set by Pat Sullivan in 1971 when Sullivan won the Heisman Trophy.