StatTiger: Nick Marshall By The Numbers

A look at Nick Marshall's impact at Auburn during his two seasons as quarterback for the Tigers.

Auburn, Ala.--The following are numbers on Nick Marshall's two seasons as Auburn's starting quarterback:

*Nick Marshall was the starting quarterback of two of the top three most efficient offenses in school history.

*Finished his Auburn career with 6,425 yards on 861 plays and 57 touchdowns. This includes 532 pass attempts, 326 rush attempts and three receptions.

*During the past two seasons the Auburn offense averaged 493.4 yards per game and 37.6 points per game. This includes 501.5 yards per game and 36.5 points per game in conference play.

*The 2013 and 2014 Auburn offenses were No. 2 and No. 3 in school history, generating impact plays or plays of 15 yards or more.

*Of the 264 impact plays generated the past two seasons, Marshall was directly involved in 143 (54.2 percent).

*Marshall was directly involved in 285 combined first downs and touchdowns, which meant that every 3 direct touches of the football by Marshall resulted in an Auburn first down or touchdown.

*Marshall improved from the No. 33 most efficient passer in the nation during 2013 to No. 15 in 2014. Of Auburn's starters for two or more years, Marshall is Auburn's second most efficient passer in school history. He also possesses the second highest TD-pass ration and is No. 1 in touchdown/interceptions ratio.

*Marshall finished his career with 102 pass plays of 15 yards or more and 69 runs of 10 yards or more.

*Marshall has 52 career pass plays of 25 yards or more and 19 runs of 20 yards or more.

*From 1992-2014 Auburn faced a total of 190 ranked opponents. During that time span Marshall holds six of the Top 15 highest passer ratings, appearing in the Top 15 more than any other Auburn quarterback.

*From 1992-2014 Auburn faced 85 FBS opponents that finished the season winning at least 70 percent of their games. Marshall holds four of the Top 15 passing performances, tied with Jason Campbell for having the most appearances on this list.

*Looking at two-year starters or more in school history, Marshall is Auburn's most efficient passer in conference games only. His 148.4 rating just beat out Jason Campbell's 147.9 rating.

*Marshall's 14.5 yards per completion was the highest average among Auburn quarterbacks who started at least two seasons. His 8.47 yards per attempt was second best among Auburn quarterbacks who started at least two seasons.

*Marshall was No. 9 nationally in producing pass plays of 25 yards or more and No. 13 in pass plays of 15 yards or more.

*When Marshall signed with Auburn out of junior college, the concern about his play was the high number of interceptions thrown. Marshall finished No. 3 in school history in interception ratio, throwing a pick every 40.9 pass attempts.

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