Auburn Tigers football statistical leaders

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The Auburn Tigers football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Auburn Tigers football program in various categories,[1] including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking. Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, Single season and career leaders. The Tigers represent Auburn University in the NCAA's Southeastern Conference.

Although Auburn began competing in intercollegiate football in 1892,[1] the school's official record book considers the "modern era" to have begun in 1947. Records from before this year are often incomplete and inconsistent, and they are generally not included in these lists.

These lists are dominated by more recent players for several reasons:

  • Since 1947, seasons have increased from 10 games to 11 and then 12 games in length.
  • The NCAA didn't allow freshmen to play varsity football until 1972 (with the exception of the World War II years), allowing players to have four-year careers.
  • Bowl games only began counting toward Single season and career statistics in 2002.[2] The Tigers have played in 14 bowl games since this decision.
  • The Tigers have had two seasons, 2010 and 2013, in which the Tigers run a high-octane offense that racked up 6,989 and 7,018 offensive yards, respectively. In fact, eight of the Tigers' ten seasons with the highest offensive output have come since 2000 under head coaches Tommy Tuberville, Gene Chizik, and Gus Malzahn.[1]

These lists are updated through the end of the 2017 season.

Passing[edit]

Cam Newton set the single-season school passing touchdowns record in 2010, his only season with the Tigers.

Passing yards[edit]

Passing touchdowns[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Rushing yards[edit]

Rushing touchdowns[edit]

Receiving[edit]

Receptions[edit]

Receiving yards[edit]

Receiving touchdowns[edit]

Total offense[edit]

Total offense is the sum of passing and rushing statistics. It does not include receiving or returns.[21]

Total offense yards[edit]

Total touchdowns[edit]

Defense[edit]

Interceptions[edit]

Tackles[edit]

Sacks[edit]

Kicking[edit]

Field goals made[edit]

Field goal percentage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2016 Auburn Football Media Guide" (PDF). AuburnTigers.com. Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  2. ^ "NCAA changes policy on football stats". ESPN.com. AP. 2002-08-28. Retrieved 2014-09-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Nick Marshall". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  4. ^ a b c "No. 1 Alabama rides WR Amari Cooper's 3 TDs by No. 15 Auburn". ESPN.com. 2014-11-29. 
  5. ^ Citrus Bowl
  6. ^ a b "Tigers undefeated, likely out of title game". ESPN.com. 2004-12-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d e SEC Championship Game
  8. ^ a b c Independence Bowl
  9. ^ a b "Cameron Artis-Payne". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  10. ^ "Tre Mason, No. 3 Auburn beat No. 5 Missouri in SEC title game". ESPN.com. 2013-12-07. 
  11. ^ "Pettway runs wild, No. 15 Auburn beats Mississippi 40-29". ESPN.com. 2016-10-29. 
  12. ^ "Peyton Barber". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-12-30. 
  13. ^ "Williams spikes SEC TD record". ESPN.com. 2003-10-18. 
  14. ^ "Johnson's career-best 5 TDs lead No.15 Auburn past Missouri". ESPN.com. 2017-08-23. 
  15. ^ "Auburn's field goal in OT holds up as Northwestern's trick play fails". ESPN.com. 2010-01-01. 
  16. ^ Outback Bowl
  17. ^ "Arkansas forces 5 turnovers, 8 sacks in win against Auburn". ESPN.com. 2012-10-06. 
  18. ^ "Auburn survives FCS' Jacksonville State with dramatic OT victory". ESPN.com. 2012-10-06. 
  19. ^ a b "Sammie Coates". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  20. ^ a b "Cam Newton's 6-TD day leads Auburn to SEC championship and BCS title game". ESPN.com. 2010-12-04. 
  21. ^ "Official 2007 NCAA Division I Football Record Book" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  22. ^ "Auburn skirts Kentucky stunner with last-second field goal". ESPN.com. 2010-10-09. 
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h "Daniel Carlson". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-01-15. 
  24. ^ "Carlson's 6 field goals lift Auburn past No. 18 LSU 18-13". ESPN.com. 2016-09-24.