Observations: Auburn 35, Ole Miss 28
The Tigers continue to live dangerously in 2020. But they were able to capitalize on breaks and make a few of their own in another win over the Rebels.
WR Seth Williams (Justin Ford/USA Today Sports)
Call it “same song, third verse” — and this one sounded much more joyful than the somber tone of the second one.
For the third week in a row, Auburn came down to the wire as a favorite against an SEC opponent. It needed a stop-score sequence to pull out the victory.
And for the second time in three games, the Tigers did just that, getting a 35-28 road win at Ole Miss.
The Tigers are now 3-2 at the halfway point of this roller coaster of a 2020 season. Here are the top five takeaways from what went down in Oxford.
Auburn might have found its new offensive identity
This lead observation needs to credit an assist to great friend of the Observer and 247Sports national college football reporter Brandon Marcello: