By the Numbers – Week 2

Here is a statistical breakdown of Auburn in numerous offensive, defensive and special teams categories after Saturday’s 38-9 win over Arkansas State. The Tigers (2-0) host Mississippi State (1-1) this week at 6 p.m. Stats are according to the NCAA which ranks 123 FBS teams.

Scoring Offense: 34.5 points per game (9th SEC & 50th nationally)
Last week: 31.0 points per game (10th SEC & T-54th nationally)

Total Offense: 431.0 yards per game (10th SEC & 61st nationally)
Last week: 394.0 ypg (12th SEC & 71st nationally)

Rushing Offense: 298.0 yards per game (2nd SEC & 15th nationally)
Last week: 295.0 ypg (3rd SEC & T-18th nationally)

Passing Offense: 133.0 yards per game (13th SEC & 109th nationally)
Last week: 99.0 ypg (14th SEC & 111th nationally)

Pass Efficiency: 128.1 (11th SEC & 70th nationally)
Last week: 91.6 (13th SEC & 96th nationally)

Sacks Allowed: 0 total, 0 per game (1st SEC & T-1st nationally)
Last week: 0 total, 0 per game (T-1st SEC & T-1st nationally)

Interceptions thrown: 0 (T-1st SEC & T-1st nationally)
Last week: 0 (T-1st SEC & T-1st nationally)

3rd Down Conversions: 39.3% (10th SEC & 66th nationally)
Last week: 30.8% (12th SEC & T-86th nationally)

Punt Return Yardage: 10.5 yards per return (6th SEC & 38th nationally)
Last week: 19.0 ypr (3rd SEC & 11th nationally)

Kickoff Return Yardage: 39.6 yards per return (3rd SEC & 5th nationally)
Last week: 47.0 ypr (3rd SEC & 4th nationally)

Scoring Defense: 16.5 points per game (5th SEC & 59th nationally)
Last week: 24.0 ppg (8th SEC & T-54th nationally)

Total Defense: 443.0 yards per game (12th SEC & 90th nationally)
Last week: 446.0 ypg (10th SEC & 85th nationally)

Rushing Defense: 135.0 yards per game (6th SEC & 52nd nationally)
Last week: 120.0 ypg (6th SEC & 48th nationally)

Passing Defense: 308.0 yards per game (14th SEC & 108th nationally)
Last week: 344.0 ypg (14th SEC & 101st nationally)

Pass Efficiency Against: 106.6 (7th SEC & 35th nationally)
Last week: 94.1 (5th SEC & 31st nationally)

Sacks: 2 total, 2.00 per game (T-5th SEC & T-48th nationally)
Last week: 20 total, 2.00 per game (T-11th SEC & T-41st nationally)

Interceptions: 3 (5th SEC & T-18th nationally)
Last week: 3 (T-1st SEC & T-3rd nationally)

3rd Down Conversions Against: 42.9% (12th SEC & 91st nationally)
Last week: 41.2% (T-7th SEC & T-70th nationally)

Turnover Margin: +2 total, +1 per game (T-3rd SEC & T-27th nationally)
Last week: +3 total, +3 per game (T-1st SEC & T-10th nationally)

Punt Return Yardage Defense: 0.00 yards per return (1st SEC & T-9th nationally)
Last week: 0.0 ypr (T-3rd SEC & T-7th nationally)

Kickoff Return Yardage Defense: 20.2 yards per return (6th SEC & 61st nationally)
Last week: 30.0 ypr (13th SEC & 107th nationally)