Auburn Football First Look: UMass

Auburn First Look: UMass

Auburn football hosts UMass on Saturday in Auburn. Here is your first look at Massachusetts Minutemen.

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UMass Season So Far (First game)

Date Opponent Time TV
26-Aug at New Mexico State 7:00 PM ET ESPN
2-Sep at Auburn 3:30 PM ET ESPN
9-Sep vs. Miami (OH) 3:30 PM ET ESP+
16-Sep at Eastern Michigan 2:00 PM ET ESP+
23-Sep vs. New Mexico 3:30 PM ET
30-Sep vs. Arkansas State 3:30 PM ET
7-Oct vs. Toledo 1:00 PM ET
14-Oct at Penn State 3:30 PM ET
28-Oct at Army West Point 12:00 PM ET CBSS
4-Nov vs. Merrimack 3:30 PM ET
18-Nov at Liberty 1:00 PM ET
25-Nov vs. Connecticut TBA

KEY STATS (2022, PER GAME)

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Auburn
Massachusetts
97
127
12
7
0.362
0.284
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Massachusetts
Auburn
11
104
1
11
0.309
0.425
4th Down Conversion Pct Auburn
Massachusetts
31
96
4
5
0.591
0.433
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Auburn
Massachusetts
61
77
10
5
0.500
0.529
Blocked Kicks
Blocked Kicks Allowed Massachusetts
Auburn
1
32
1
4
0
1
Blocked Punts
Blocked Punts Allowed Auburn
Massachusetts
1
1
1
1
0
0
Completion Percentage Auburn
Massachusetts
122
127
14
6
0.516
0.491
Defensive TDs Massachusetts
Auburn
33
67
2
9
2
1
Fewest Penalties Auburn
Massachusetts
107
110
10
6
90
91
Fewest Penalties Per Game Auburn
Massachusetts
117
119
11
7
7.50
7.58
Fewest Penalty Yards Auburn
Massachusetts
72
110
6
7
688
800
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Auburn
Massachusetts
84
121
8
7
57.33
66.67
First Downs Defense Massachusetts
Auburn
24
45
1
6
227
245
First Downs Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
104
129
13
7
217
175
Fumbles Lost Massachusetts
Auburn
29
96
2
8
6
11
Fumbles Recovered Massachusetts
Auburn
50
70
3
10
8
7
Kickoff Return Defense Massachusetts
Auburn
32
101
2
11
18.00
22.39
Kickoff Returns Massachusetts
Auburn
92
113
5
13
18.76
17.22
Net Punting Auburn
Massachusetts
9
129
3
7
42.29
33.04
Passes Had Intercepted Auburn
Massachusetts
84
108
11
6
12
14
Passes Intercepted Massachusetts
Auburn
78
111
5
12
9
6
Passing Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
118
125
14
5
172.7
116.9
Passing Yards Allowed Massachusetts
Auburn
9
59
2
10
175.2
222.6
Passing Yards per Completion Auburn
Massachusetts
31
116
7
6
13.03
10.32
Punt Return Defense Auburn
Massachusetts
21
50
2
2
4.10
6.22
Punt Returns Massachusetts
Auburn
43
55
4
8
9.20
8.50
Red Zone Defense Massachusetts
Auburn
109
113
6
14
0.886
0.891
Red Zone Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
31
94
6
5
0.881
0.800
Rushing Defense Auburn
Massachusetts
96
113
11
6
172.7
194.3
Rushing Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
18
67
3
7
205.8
148.8
Sacks Allowed Massachusetts
Auburn
70
89
6
12
2.08
2.67
Scoring Defense Auburn
Massachusetts
97
103
12
7
29.5
31.1
Scoring Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
86
130
11
7
24.8
12.5
Tackles for Loss Allowed Auburn
Massachusetts
105
113
11
6
6.83
7.25
Team Passing Efficiency Auburn
Massachusetts
116
130
14
7
109.98
86.30
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Auburn
Massachusetts
25
85
6
6
121.33
135.00
Team Sacks Auburn
Massachusetts
60
113
8
5
2.17
1.50
Team Tackles for Loss Massachusetts
Auburn
58
89
3
12
6.0
5.2
Time of Possession Massachusetts
Auburn
15
59
1
6
32:26
30:14
Total Defense Massachusetts
Auburn
54
77
5
9
369.6
395.2
Total Offense Auburn
Massachusetts
72
128
10
7
378.5
265.8
Turnover Margin Massachusetts
Auburn
90
121
6
14
-0.25
-0.83
Turnovers Gained Massachusetts
Auburn
80
112
3
14
17
13
Turnovers Lost Massachusetts
Auburn
81
111
5
13
20
23
Winning Percentage Auburn
Massachusetts
84
127
12
7
0.417
0.083

UMass Injuries and Suspensions


Player Pos. Status
T. Baldwin Jr. RB Ques Sat – Undisclosed

Source: Covers.com

Challenges for Auburn

UMass brought in Georgia Tech transfer Taisun Phommachanh who had five pass attempts last season. Tailback Kay’ron Adams appeared in 11 games in the 2022 season, recording 297 rushing yards on 84 attempts for one touchdown Adams also had two receptions for seven yards and one solo tackle. Linebacker Gerrell Johnson had 94 tackles while Arizona transfer Jerry Roberts accumulated 78 tackles for the Wildcats in 12 starts. Check back at 14Powers.com in a few days for our full preview of this game along with a gameweek prediction of the final score.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at (3:30 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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