>> Tennessee Falls 55-23 to Tigers - Recap
Nick Marshall scampered through the Tennessee defense for 214 yards as Auburn handed the Volunteers a 55-23 defeat on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Auburn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 56.5.
Nick Marshall completed 3 of 7 pass attempts for 35 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Volunteers defense.
Rajion Neal rushed for 124 yards for Tennessee, while Marlin Lane added 53 yards. Joshua Dobbs threw for 128 yards for the Volunteers, while receivers MarQuez North and Rajion Neal had 58 and 23 yards respectively.
Auburn outgained Tennessee 479-354 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-18 by the Tigers.
Auburn lost the time of possession battle 31:45/28:15, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Auburn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia. Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vanderbilt.