COL FB: Auburn 27, Southern Miss 13

Sept. 6, 2008 at 6:30 PM

AUBURN, Ala., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Ben Tate, Tristan Davis and Kodi Burns rushed for touchdowns Saturday, propelling 10th-ranked Auburn to a 27-13 victory over Southern Mississippi.

Quarterback Chris Todd completed 21 of 31 passes for 248 yards for Auburn (2-0). Tate rushed for 71 yards and had three receptions for 51 yards.

Shawn Nelson caught 12 passes for 118 yards and one touchdown for Southern Mississippi (1-1). Austin Davis, who completed 33 of 50 passes for 268 yards, passed for two touchdowns and was intercepted twice.

Wes Byrum kicked two field goals for Auburn, the first a 52-yarder.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback