Auburn Offense: Week 1 Position Grades

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Aug 30, 2014; Auburn, AL, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks safety

Alan Turner

(27) reaches for Auburn Tigers running back

Cameron Artis-Payne

(44) during the second half at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

The semester’s first test occurred Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium for the 2014 Auburn Tigers. Auburn defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks 45-21 behind an impressive offensive performance that included 595 total yards on offense.

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The Tigers had 27 first downs, averaged 8.5 yards per play, and were very balanced in week one thanks to 302 rushing yards and 293 through the air. The team was 9-for-14 on third downs and scored in each of their four trips into the red zone.

Overall, it was an exciting performance. But, how did the position groups perform individually? Let’s find out.