By the Numbers - Auburn

By the Numbers - Auburn

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By the Numbers - Auburn

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By Trey McCurry.

Clemson gets a chance for a statement win when the defending national champions Auburn visit Death Valley on Saturday afternoon.

Each week TCI will take a look at how the matchup breaks down by the numbers. 

What do the numbers tell us about Clemson and Auburn?

 

 

 

 

Auburn                   2011 Rankings                      CU

Avg.            Rank                                       Rank                     Avg.

41.50           (27)    Scoring Offense   (36)             39.00

156.50         (59)    Rushing Offense  (31)             206.00

216.00         (71)    Passing Offense   (33)             266.00

372.50         (76)    Total Offense       (28)             472.00

36.00           (103)  Scoring Defense   (58)             23.00

280.00         (118)  Rushing Defense  (107)           218.50

209.50         (56)    Passing Defense  (42)             192.50

489.50         (111)  Total Defense      (90)             411.00

0.00             (57)    Turnover Margin  (20)             1.00 

4 – Number of nationally ranked non-conference opponents that ACC teams will host this week.  

6.4 – Yards per carry for RB Andre Ellington at Auburn last season, where he had 22 carries for 140 yards. 

7 – Number of Clemson Tigers that hail from the state of Alabama (Demont Buice, Desmond Brown, D.J. Howard, Antoine McClain, Spencer Region, Darrell Smith, and Drew Traylor).  

14 – Consecutive losses in the series for Clemson to Auburn, a streak that dates back to 1951 (although only three meetings have occurred since 1971).    

17 – Consecutive wins by Auburn overall, tied for second longest in school history.  

37 – Number of Clemson players that have faced Auburn in their careers (16 started the game last season). 

47 – Number of active players from both teams that that have played two games or less going into Saturday’s contest.  

165 – Number of yards for RB Andre Ellington vs. Wofford, one off his career high 

196 – Total all-purpose yards for Sammy Watkins vs. Wofford, the highest total by a Clemson freshman since November 2001.

 

 

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