NEW ORLEANS (WIAT) — The 17th-ranked Auburn Tigers are gearing up for the last game of their season, the Allstate Sugar Bowl against the 7th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners.
After an early injury to starting QB Sean White, the Tigers never regained their footing as Oklahoma had all of the answers for the Auburn offense.
The final score, 35-19, is the result of a touchdown that Auburn HC Gus Malzahn insisted was there for the Tigers as the clock ran down.
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(9:04) Chandler Cox runs in a TD from 3 yards out. Auburn scores first, Tigers lead 7-0.
End of 1st Quarter.
(11:24) Baker Mayfield throws to Mark Andrews for a 13-yard touchdown to make it a tie ballgame at 7-7.
(7:16) Daniel Carlson hits a 49-yard field goal to retake a Tigers lead. Tigers up 10-7 over the Sooners.
(3:37) Joe Mixon runs 3 yards for a touchdown, Sooners take their first lead of the bowl: 14-10.
(0:41) Daniel Carlson’s 39-yard FG brings the Tigers within 1 point. Sooners still lead, 14-13.
End of 1st half.
(12:39) Baker Mayfield passes to Dede Westbrook for a 7-yard TD. Sooners expand lead to 21-13.
(2:28) Joe Mixon moves the ball over the pylon after a 4-yard run for a touchdown. Sooners lead 28-13.
End of 3rd Quarter.
(12:40) Samaje Perine runs in from 2 yards out for a TD. Sooners up 35-13 over the Auburn Tigers.
(0:00) Jalen Harris catches a 1-yard pass from Kerryon Johnson. Sooners lead cut to 35-19.
End of game.