Tennessee vs Auburn Live: Offensive and Defensive Numbers
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The 21th ranked Auburn Football team kicks off this evening against the Auburn Tigers, the 21th ranked team in the nation. Here are all the numbers you’ll need to know for today’s bout.
NCAA College Football 2018
Tennessee vs Auburn Live
Date : Saturday, Oct 13
Start Time : 10:30 Pm Et
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Obviously, Tennessee has the edge here. Auburn certainly isn’t the air-it-out and spread style team that the Ducks are. Tennessee, behind the cannon of starting quarterback Justin Herbert, has the second most passing yards in the conference at a shade over 300.
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Tennessee once again has the numbers advantage in this phase of the game. Behind a constantly rotating committee of running backs, Tennessee can give defenses a myriad of looks on the ground game. Auburn, on the other hand, is another good running team. I know they average less yards than Tennessee, but they can’t be taken for granted — quarterback Chase Garbers included. You have to remember, this team has played overall stiffer competition than the Ducks.
It’s no secret that Tennessee has the more potent offense of the two. With certain future Sunday regular Justin Herbert taking snaps, and CJ Verdell and Tony Brooks-James behind him, and Dillon Mitchell out wide, this Tennessee offense has a plethora of weapons — enough to give any team fits on defense. If Tennessee is firing on all cylinders, the Cal offense will have a tough time keeping up.
Here’s where the number begin to favor the Tigers. Their secondary has been sturdy and reliable thus far, but hasn’t faced a passer as elite as Herbert. Tennessee’s secondary, on the other hand, has been a rather disappointing aspect of the squad. They cannot let Garbers get comfortable today.