AUBURN, Alabama (Ticker) -- Jason Campbell set and Philip Yost
matched impressive school records as Auburn took a breather from
Southeastern Conference play to rout Division I-AA Western
Campbell completed a school-record 92.3 percent of his passes
and Yost booted a record-tying 57-yard field goal for the Tigers
(2-2), who outgained the Hilltoppers (3-1), 567-163.
Campbell connected on 12-of-13 passes for 173 yards and
touchdown as he became the ninth Auburn player to reach the
3,000-yard career passing mark. Fellow quarterback Josh
Sullivan also was accurate, completing 10-of-13 passes for 109
Yost's field goal on the final play of the first half gave
Auburn a 38-0 lead and matched a kick by Neil O'Donoghue against
Tennesse on September 25, 1976. It tied for the
seventh-longest in SEC history and is the longest in the league
Tre Smith, who scored on a pair of one-yard touchdown runs, gave
Auburn a 7-0 lead 4:54 into the contest. Campbell added a
36-yard TD pass to Silas Daniels and Carnell Williams tacked on
a 29-yard scoring run later in the period.
In the second quarter, Ronnie Brown had a five-yard run and
Smith his second one-yard plunge.
Brandon Jacobs rushed for 103 yards and a score, Brown 80 yards
and Williams 71 for the Tigers, who outgained the Hilltoppers on
the ground, 285-47.
Justin Haddix completed 10-of-17 passes for 116 yards and an
interception for Western Kentucky, which had just seven first
downs to Auburn's 29.
SEC Now's Dari Nowkhah, Greg McElroy, Gary Pinkel and Craig Haubert review SEC teams' 2016 recruiting classes.
South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp sits down with SEC Now's Dari Nowkhah to talk about recruiting for his first season with the Gamecocks.
There will be no Joe Smiths here, but you'll find Pookie, Lil'Jordan, and Brodarious, and you can also see a Messiah and get an Amen on the Class of 2016 recruiting All-Name Team.
The NCAA football rules committee will consider giving replay officials more flexibility in how they review targeting penalties and allowing them to call fouls that are not called on the field.
The NCAA announced it will consider changes to rules for graduate transfers that would hold them accountable for academic progress.
Missouri reportedly won't continue to pursue linebacker Marvin Terry, a recruit who commited to the Tigers last year but has been in jail since last month.