Cam Newton Runs Tigers to Victory

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Cam Newton rushed for 176 yards and three
touchdowns and passed for two more scores, leading No. 17 Auburn to
another come-from-behind victory, this one 35-27 against No. 12
South Carolina on Saturday night.
The Tigers (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) overcame a
double-digit halftime deficit for the second straight week after
falling behind 20-7. Both of Newton's scoring passes came in the
fourth quarter after fumbles by South Carolina quarterback Stephen
Garcia.
South Carolina (3-1, 1-1) twice drove into Auburn territory in
the final minutes behind freshman backup Connor Shaw, but he was
intercepted both times. Demond Washington picked off a pass that
deflected off the hands of receiver Alshon Jeffery in the end zone
with 33 seconds left to seal the win.
Newton was 16-of-21 passing for 158 yards and also logged 25
runs.

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