AU 51, Ole Miss 31 Notes: Cam Can Catch, Too

News, notes and quotes from Auburn's SEC victory at Ole Miss are featured.

Oxford, Miss.--When Cameron Newton caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Kodi Burns for Auburn's first points in a 51-31 victory over Ole Miss, none of his teammates were the least bit surprised.

"We work on that all of the time in practice and Cameron is good at making that play," said junior wide receiver Darvin Adams, who led all receivers in the game with six catches for 75 yards and a touchdown.

The 2010 Tigers are 9-0 heading into next week's home game vs. Chattanooga. Adams said it is no accident the team is having this type of success.

"The offensive line is doing a great job," he said. "I had plenty of time to run pass routes and Cam had plenty of time to throw the football."

Adams, who doesn't normally get too excited, said that looking at the scoreboard on Saturday night and seeing a 51 next to Auburn's name is something to be excited. "As an offensive player, you have got to love that," he said.

In other news and notes:

*Philip Lutezenkirchen suffered a stinger and did not play in the second half.

*T'Sharvan Bell (hamstring) and Daren Bates (shoulder) did not play.

*Ole Miss scored on the second play from scrimmage. That is the fifth time this season Auburn's opponent has scored first.

*AU's 98-yard touchdown drive in the second quarter tied for the fourth-longest drive in school history. It was Auburn's fourth scoring drive of at least 90 yards this season and third in the last two games.

*Auburn's 34 first-half points were the most points ever scored by the Tigers in the first half of a game vs. Ole Miss. The previous high was 24 in 1996 at Oxford.

*The 34 first half points are the most by an Auburn team in an SEC game since putting up 38 points on the board vs. Mississippi State in 2003.

*The Tigers have scored more than 30 points in the first half four times this season.

*The 51 points are the most the Tigers have ever scored vs. Ole Miss.

*Demond Washington had his second interception of the season.

*With two passing touchdowns and one passing TD, Newton added to his school record of 30 in one season.

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