Auburn Tigers defeat ULM Warhawks 58-7

Auburn quarterback John Franklin III (5) goes on a 80 yard touchdown run in the second half of Auburn's 58-7 win over Louisiana-Monroe in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/ Hal Yeager)

AUBURN, Ala. (WIAT) — The Auburn Tigers entered Saturday’s game coming off of a victory in which they shocked LSU to take on the ULM Warhawks at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

The 1-2 Warhawks were hoping to even out their record against the 2-2 Tigers.

The Tigers proved to be a tough challenge, refusing to let off the gas against the Warhawks from the opening drive.

Sean White was involved in two Tiger touchdowns right out of the gate in the first quarter, running one in and throwing on the Tiger Defense.

The Warhawks struggled to find an answer for the Auburn offense throughout the game, as the focus switched form White to Kerryon Johnson for the second quarter.

Just as the clocked ticked down to close out the first half, ULM scored a passing touchdown to put seven points on the board.

The Auburn defense would refuse to make the same mistake, holding ULM to those 7 points for the rest of the game.

As the game wore on, Auburn put in second-string quarterback John Franklin III to close things out, along with Malik Miller, Freshman RB.

Miller ended up scoring his first touchdown of his collegiate career, but was unfortunately helped off the field, refusing to put weight onto his right leg.

At this time, there is no word on Miller’s injury’s severity.

Franklin picked up the slack in stunning fashion, breaking off an 80 yard run in his first few plays of the game.

Auburn’s last offensive touchdown of the game was a throw from Franklin to Nate Craig-Myers, before a safety put them into their final score, a 58-7 shellacking of the Warhawks.

Next week, Auburn faces an in-conference opponent as they go up against the Mississippi State Bulldogs down in Starkville.

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Follow the running log below:

1st Quarter:

(8:42) Sean White runs in from 3-yards out for an Auburn TD. Auburn leads 7-0.

(2:31) Sean White throws to Kyle Davis for a 48 yard TD. Auburn leads 14-0.

End of 1st Quarter.

2nd Quarter:

(12:12) Kerryon Johnson’s 1 yard run puts Auburn up 21-0 over ULM.

(4:05) Kerryon Johnson runs in another TD from 2 yards out to widen Auburn’s lead 28-0.

(0:00) With no time left on the clock, ULM’s Garrett Smith passes to Marcus Green for a TD. Auburn leads 28-7.


3rd Quarter:

(12:28) Sean White passes to T. Stevens for a 48 yard TD. Auburn up 35-7.

(7:30) Malik Miller runs in his first TD as a Tiger from 4 yards out. Auburn leads 42-7.

(5:09) John Franklin III runs the ball 80 yards on a keeper for a TD, Auburn’s lead grows to 49-7

(1:08) Nate Craig-Myers catechs a 39 yard throw from JFIII, bringing the Auburn lead to 56-7.

End of 3rd Quarter.

4th Quarter: 

(0:31) Auburn forces a safety, bringing the score to 58-7.

End of game. 

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