This is an UNEDITED summary of the Arkansas Auburn game at the half. I’ve never done anything like this so pardon the experiment. 🙂
Arkansas won the coin toss. The Razorbacks elected to receive. Korliss Marshall took the ball 1 yard deep in the end zone and brought out the 15 yard line. The game started out with the clock issue which cause a short delay. Jonathan Williams is in the backfield for the first play. Handoff to Jonathan Williams who avoids the whole moves to the outside and picks up 3 yards. Actually showing to for second and eight. One second and eight, Brandon Allen through a slight pass to the left, the ball was tipped in the air nearly intercepted by Auburn. On third and eight Brandon Allen chose to run the ball and ended up just short of the first down at the 24 yard line. The hogs punted on the next play.
On third and five, Jeremy Johnson throws for a first down to Sammy Coates. Auburn lines up at its 43 yard line and continues its hurry up offense. The first down play gets 8 yards. Auburn appeared to get the first down with a run to the left, short side of the field, but the Tigers were flagged for holding, resulting in second and 13. An end around play by Ricardo Louis the Tigers gained no ground. On third and 13, Johnson took the snap and threw a screen pass to the left to Payne who rumbled for first down. At first down, Brooks Ellis crashed through the offense of line of Auburn and tackles the Auburn back for 4 yard loss back to the 50 yard line. On following play, the Tigers through the bald to the left on a out pattern, wrote on gains fell down and that the Auburn receiver went to the end zone. Auburn started with the swinging gate formation on that ensuing extra point, switch to regular formation in the extra point was good. The Tigers took a seven to nothing lead.
On Auburn second kickoff again, it goes out of the end zone for touchback. The hogs start of the 25 yard line. On the first play from scrimmage, Korliss Marshalltook the ball around the right end for a 7 yard gain. Auburn lines up with five minimal wind scrimmage that, for. The Brandon Allen hands off the Korliss Marshallwho breaks to the Auburn line on the left and runs to the full Arkansas Arkansas 45 yard line. On the next play, and Brandon Allen pitches off to Alex Collins who races down to the Auburn 35 yard line. Again, Brandon Allen hands off Alex Collins who runs through a huge hole on the right-hand side of the line of scrimmage all the way down to the Auburn 14. Those plays were 820 and 22 yards respectively. On the first down play, Korliss Marshallis back in the game and gets no ground. Brandon Allen connects to Hunter Henry on a 14 yard pass. Hunter Henry was all alone in the end zone for six points. John Henson added the extra point and the score was tied at seven all with 8:44 remaining in the first quarter.
The ensuing kickoff was deep in the end zone and resulted in the touchback. On first down, Jeremy Johnson throws to Williams for a an 18 yard gain to the Auburn 43. On first down, run in the middle was stuffed for only a 2 yard gain. I think swing pass to the left and turn to throw the long ball results in a pass interference call on road on gains to essentially tackles Sammy Coates before he gets the ball. The 15 yard file puts the Tigers at the Arkansas 39. On first down, a sweet play to the right resulted in a 4 yard gain. On second and seven, Auburn hands for play going around the left and. It resulted in a first down to the Arkansas 27 yard line. Next play Johnson passes to Sammy Coates who is tackled at the Arkansas 1 yard line. On the next play, Payne goes 1 yard up the middle for the touchdown. Auburn added the extra point to take a 14 to 7 lead with four minutes 25 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
The kickoff by Auburn was not returnable. Arkansas hands off the Korliss Marshallon the left side to runs for 5 yards on first down. On the next play, Brandon Allen looks to his right, and throws to key on Hatcher on-the-fly. Dionne had is player beat by a yard and it hit him in the hands.. Incomplete pass that results in a third and 5 for Arkansas. The hogs call a timeout. From the Arkansas 30 yard line, that Brandon Allen drops back to pass, decides to run, and gets about first yard first down yardage. The play resulted in a personal foul penalty against Auburn and set the hogs to the 50 yard line. On the next play, Jonathan Williams is in for the Razorbacks and runs through the middle of the Auburn line for 11 yards. Arkansas lined up in and I formation and Jonathan Williams was stopped for a one-yard loss. With Alex Collins in the single back set, Brandon Allen dropback to throw and hit Cody Hollister for a pass good for 5 yards. On third and six, Auburn showing blitz with Alex Collins in the backfield. Brandon Allen rolls around to the right, and throws the ball away. Sam are when Hill gets a wonderful hot and is caught by the Arkansas gunner at the Auburn 2 yard line. Johnson hands to Payne who goes over the right side for a 7 yard gain. On second down, Payne picks up the first down taking the Tigers to the Auburn 15 yard line. Johnson then throws to Williams to catches the ball and runs to the Arkansas 21 yard line. As a 62 yard reception. Johnson hands to Payne who Jukes right and then left for a 8 yard gain. That’s the end of the first quarter.
On the opposite side of the field, Auburn started the second quarter with a second down and three. Was a draw plaintiff play to Payne who races for the Auburn touchdown. However, the play is called back because of a facemask by Auburn. The next play to Corey Grant takes the ball wide to the left side and has no gain. Faced with a third and six, Johnson steps on a quick drop and tosses a slant pattern to Williams on his right who goes 18 yards for a touchdown. Auburn as the extra point and leads the ballgame with a score of 21 to 7. Auburn’s drive goes for 75 yards on six plays in two minutes and 43 seconds.
The ensuing kickoff goes out of the end zone. On first down, Brandon Allen throws a play action pass to Demetrius Wilson. Arkansas loses the yard on first down, and on second down Randy and Alan drops back and throws a pass to his left to Demetrius Wilson for a first down. On the next play, Auburn drew a defensive holding call giving the Razorbacks a first down to the Auburn 29 yard line. The pitch by Brandon Allen to Jonathan Williams results in a one-yard gain around the left end. But Williams look shook up on the play. Ate dropback pass was docked to Jeremy sprinkle on the right who rumbled for a first down. At this point, Arkansas had 156 total yards to Auburn’s 258. A play action play gets thrown to AJ Derby who is in the end zone for an Arkansas touchdown. The PAT is good. Arkansas scoring drive was six plays covering 75 yards in two minutes and 53 seconds.
The kickoff was short giving Ricardo Louis eight return. Lewis gets to the Auburn 25 yard line. On the first play from scrimmage, Johnson tosses the ball to that running back who was not looking and the pass was incomplete. In the next play, Payne bowls and fights for 9 yards. Third one, Brooks Ellis crashes through the Auburn line and throws Payne for a 2 yard loss. Auburn punch the ball with DJ Dean back for Arkansas to receive. The ball goes all the way back to the Arkansas 3 yard line where Dean catches the ball and runs to the Arkansas seven. On the first play, Brandon Allen hands off to Korliss Marshallwho runs for 8 yards on left of the line. On second two, Korliss Marshall gets hit as he crosses the first down line and fumbles the ball. Arkansas recovers. Korliss Marshallleaves the game holding his right arm. On the next play, Alex Collins comes in and rumbles to his left and back across the field for a Arkansas first down. Arkansas is out to its 36 yard line with that run from Alex Collins. On the next play calm, Collins gets the call again and rushes through the Auburn line for another 10 yards and another Arkansas first down. At this point in the game, Arkansas has 14 first downs to Auburn’s 10. Handoff to Jonathan Williams goes for three yards. Alan drops back to pass, and throws to Jonathan Williams for a one-yard gain. Arkansas is 0421 can third down conversions at this point in the game. The hogs are at the 50 yard line. Allen throws a strike to Demetrius Wilson down center the field for blank yards. On the first down, Alan throws the ball to his left to AJ Derby who runs down to the Auburn 18 yard line. Arkansas has a first intent from the Auburn at 17 yard line. A toss to Jonathan Williams around the right side goes for 11 yards. The hogs have first down from the Arkansas six Tiger 6 yard line. Jonathan Williams of gets a toss to the left side of the field and rumbles in for a Arkansas touchdown. They point after is good. Arkansas drove 93 yards on 10 plays taking five minutes and six seconds off the clock.
The kickoff is in to the end zone for a touchback. Jeremy Johnson remained in for the Auburn Tigers. A handoff to the right to grant went for 3 yards. Johnson and throws left to Williams who is just short of the first down. Auburn faces a third and one. A trap play is stopped by Arkansas’s tray flowers for no gain. Auburn has a fourth and one and is going for it. Auburn tries to draw Arkansas offside with a hard count and gets called for a false start. Arkansas brush the pint. The pot was fielded by DJ Dean at the Arkansas 20 yard line who returned the ball to the Arkansas 25 yard line. On first and 10, Collins takes the ball for a one-yard gain on the left side. On a play action pass, Brandon Allen throws incomplete to AJ Derby on in the left flat. The Razorbacks have a third nine from their 25 yard line. Brandon Allen attempts a pass to Cody Hollister on the left at the first down marker. The past is incomplete. Sam Erwin Hill comes on for a punt.
Auburn takes over at its 40 yard line. Johnson throws a pass to Williams coming across the middle down to the Razorback 40 yard line. Johnson then passes again to Williams on the right who catches the ball and then fumbles the ball forward. The ball with the dead at the spot of the fumble which was to yard short of the first down. On second two, Johnson drops back for a pass looks left and throws right to Sammy Coates. That passes high and incomplete. On third and two, Auburn lines up and hands the ball to Payne who gets a first down. Auburn is at the Arkansas 28 yard line. Johnson does a store short drop, throws to the flat in the right for an incomplete pass. On second and 10, Johnson is backed pass again to Coates at the end zone. The passes outside and out of bounds and incomplete to Coates. Facing third and 10, Auburn takes it second timeout of the half. It’s announced that there is 23 seconds left on the clock. Johnson goes back for a pass and throws it over the center. And Arkansas defender was there to make the play. Brooks Ellis was on Johnson as he threw the ball. Auburn uses its final timeout in order to set up for a field goal. Auburn attempts a 41 yard field goal which hits the right upright and is no good. At the half, the score is tied at 21 all.
Stats at the Half