Wednesday November 19th, 2014

Samford Bulldogs vs. Auburn Tigers

Auburn plays its last non-conference game of the season when it invites FCS opponent Samford to Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.

Samford is coached by former Heisman Trophy winner and Auburn legend Pat Sullivan, who has guided the Bulldogs to a 7-3 record this season.

Auburn (7-3, 5-3 SEC) looks to bounce back after two straight losses. The Tigers have never lost to Samford in 27 previous meetings, going 26-0-1 in those contests.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to Watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff:  7 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV Coverage: ESPNU

Radio: For Samford affiliates, click here. For Auburn affiliates, click here.

Recent results

Auburn

11/15: Georgia 34, Auburn 7

Nick Chubb ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley added 138 yards and a score before leaving the game with a knee injury as Georgia controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball in a dominating victory. Auburn was held to 150 yards rushing, almost 200 yards below their average. 

Georgia kept its SEC East hopes alive with the victory, but following the game Georgia still trailed Missouri by one game despite beating the Tigers 34-0 on Oct. 11.

11/8: Texas A&M 41, Auburn 38

Auburn lost two fumbles late in the game trying to drive for the winning scores as Texas A&M ended any chance of Auburn making it to the College Football Playoffs. A&M quarterback Kyle Allen threw four first half touchdown passes.

Auburn rushed for 363 yards, led by Cameron Artis-Payne’s 221 yards, but three turnovers proved too costly for the Tigers. A&M came into the game a more than three touchdown underdog. Texas A&M sealed the game when defensive lineman Alonzo Williams recovered a fumbled snap with 54 seconds left.

11/1: Auburn 35, Ole Miss 31

The Tigers came back from a 10-point third quarter deficit to win, effectively sealing the victory when linebacker Kris Frost forced a fumble of Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell at the goal line with 1:30 remaining. The play unfortunately resulted in Treadwell sustaining a gruesome leg fracture. Quarterback Nick Marshall had a season-high 254 passing yards, adding two passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns. Auburn committed 13 penalties, its most since 2002.

10/25: Auburn 42, South Carolina 35

The Tigers won a high-scoring affair against the Gamecocks at home. Auburn racked up 395 rushing yards, led by Cameron Artis-Payne's 167 yards. Quarterback Nick Marshall had 10 carries for 89 yards and three touchdowns. He also completed 12 of 14 pass attempts for 139 yards and a touchdown. South Carolina had a chance to tie the game at the end, but Dylan Thompson's Hail Mary was intercepted.

Samford

11/15: Samford 20, Citadel 17

Denzel Williams scored from two yards out with 17 seconds remaining to lead Samford to its fourth straight victory. Williams ran for 88 yards and Michael Eubank threw for 228 yards and one touchdown.

Aaron Miller’s four-yard touchdown run with 1:57 left gave the Citadel a 17-13, before Samford drove 72 yards in nine plays for the winning score.

11/8: Samford 34, Western Carolina 20

Michael Eubank went 15-24 for 232 yards and two touchdowns and Denzel Williams ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns as Samford beat Western Carolina 34-20.

Western Carolina quarterback Troy Mitchell threw for 262 yards and a touchdown, but he was picked off twice. Western Carolina was penalized 11 times and held a five-minute advantage in time of possession.

11/1: Samford 55, Concordia College 0

Samford held Concordia College, of Selma, Ala., to only 114 yards of total offense, while forcing three turnovers. Samford scored points on eight of its 11 offensive drive and was paced by Denzel Williams 78 yards rushing. Michael Eubank threw for 166 yards and two touchdowns for Samford, which rolled up 533 total yards of offense.

10/25: Samford 45, Furman 0

Samford linebacker Jay Galloway returned a blocked punt for a score two minutes into the game and Michael Eubank threw for a career-high 314 yards as Samford bounced back from losing the previous week. Karel Hamilton had career high 206 yards receiving and Denzel Williams rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Furman’s P.J. Blazejowski threw for 133 yards passing and was intercepted twice. He also was the team’s leading rusher for the game with 51 yards.

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