AUBURN, Ala. (WIAT) — No. 10 Auburn defeated Southern Miss at Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 24-13 after a lengthy weather delay in the 2nd quarter due to lightning in the area.
Gus Malzahn and the players spoke after the win. Watch the video above, and the videos below (or click the links in the app) to hear what they had to say.
Read the game recap below:
(3:39) J. Stidham 46-yard pass to Sam Williams for a TD puts Auburn on the scoreboard. Kick by A. Carlson for extra point is good. 7-0, Auburn.
(12:51) Southern Miss is on the board with a 44-yard FG by P. Shaunfield. 7-3, Auburn.
(6:43) A. Schwartz 6-yard TD rush. Extra point by A. Carlson is good. 14-3, Auburn.
(4:27) Weather delay due to lightning in the area.
UPDATE: The game will not resume until at least 6:45 after another lightning strike.
The game is scheduled to resume around 6:55 p.m. and will be televised on the SEC Network alternate channel and SEC Network Plus. You can still stream live on Watch ESPN.
The teams have taken the field! The game will resume following a 10-minute warm-up. 👍
Reminder, the rest of the game will be televised on @SECNetwork Alternate and SEC Network+. You can also listen to @VoiceofAUTigers and the radio crew on the @AUSportsNetwork.#WarEagle pic.twitter.com/zao9mPyDLv— Auburn Football (@AuburnFootball) September 29, 2018
The official time of the delay was two hours and 44 minutes. We will resume in the second quarter with 4:27 left.
2nd Q (resumed):
HALFTIME: Auburn leads 14-3
(7:20) Southern Miss 51-yard FG attempt by P. Shaunfield is good. 14-6, Auburn.
(5:39) Stidham pass to C. Cox 2 yards for a TD. Carlson kick is good. 21, 6, Auburn.
(13:47) J. Abraham completes 12-yard pass to Q. Watkins for a TD. Shaufield kick is good. 21-13, Auburn.
(2:00) Auburn’s Carlson kicks a 23-yard FG to widen the Tiger’s lead with minutes left in the final quarter. 24-13, Auburn.
FINAL: Auburn wins 24-13.