LSU-Auburn News & Notes

AUBURN, Ala. - The streak came to an end Saturday. The LSU Tigers finally gave up an offensive touchdown on Saturday, albeit only one. Still though, Brandon Cox' one-yard plunge was enough for Auburn to escape a 7-3 victory.

LSU at Auburn

Sept. 16, 2006 – Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn, Ala.)

Game Notes


Team Notes


1. LSU's game captains were 2 JaMarcus Rusell, 33 Jason Spadoni, 41 Chris Jackson and 94 Chase Pittman.


2. LSU won the toss and deferred to the second half. Auburn received the opening kickoff.


3. Tigers extending their consecutive starts streak today were: FS LaRon Landry (38), CB Chevis Jackson (16), RT Brian Johnson (12), DE Chase Pittman (9).


4. First-time starters for LSU today were: DT Ricky Jean-Francois.


5. Craig Steltz' interception in the first quarter was the sixth of the season for LSU. The Tigers did not record their sixth interception until the seventh game last season (North Texas). 


6. LSU's streak of 34 straight trips into the red zone not being stopped by an opponent or missing a kick was snapped on the last play of the fourth quarter.  The streak dated back to the Auburn game in 2005 (26 touchdowns and eight field goals).


7. LSU extended its streak of holding it opponents to no offensive touchdowns to 16 consecutive quarters before Auburn scored a touchdown late in the third quarter (the 17th quarter). Before today, the last time an opponent scored a touchdown against the Tigers was Georgia in the second quarter of the 2005 SEC Championship game.



Individual Notes


8. WR Craig Davis pulled in a four-yard reception with 11:53 left in the first quarter to extend his consecutive games with a reception streak to 26 (every game in which he has played).


9. With a tackle in the first quarter, FS LaRon Landry extended his tackles in consecutive games streak. The senior has now made a tackle in 42 straight games.


10. QB JaMarcus Russell moved into seventh place on LSU career passing yards list in the first quarter with his second completion of the game. He moved past Josh Booty's 3,951 yards and finished the game with 4,212 career yards.


11. With a tackle in the first half, SS Jessie Daniels extended his tackles in consecutive games streak. The senior has now made a tackle in 32 straight games.


12. S Craig Steltz pulled down his second interception of the season and third of his career with 2:35 left in the first quarter.


13. PK Colt David kicked a career-long 42-yard FG on the last play of the first half. David. Is now 6-7 in field goal.

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