AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Ben Tate ran for 115 yards on 13 carries and No. 10 Auburn scored touchdowns on defense and special teams in a 34-0 opening win over Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night.
The Tigers scarcely needed to pass in debuting Tony Franklin's new spread offense, resorting to a still punishing ground game and defense while alternating quarterbacks on every series for much of the game.
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