Nix picked the ball up and appeared to spike it backward, which would have resulted in a fumble. “He’s a competitor. 10 30. someone get that pizza face some proactiv. Auburn rushed for an impressive 209 yards on 36 carries, but that performance was spoiled by the offense's inability to protect the ball. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Sometimes it's how you win, Malzahn said, but "these SEC wins this year are not easy.". He almost led them to a comeback, pushing the Tigers 71 yards in 2:15 before the clock ran out while they were on the South Carolina 9-yard line. Our writers rank the top teams in college football after this weekend's action . Bo Nix and Seth Williams got into it during the third quarter of Saturday’s game against South Carolina. While Nix was the key component to the offense’s rhythm, he was also responsible for three turnovers that led to 21 South Carolina points in the 30-22, eight-point loss. Both teams traded field goals halfway through the fourth quarter, and Nix impressively attempted to mount a late-game comeback on Auburn's 11-play final drive. But South Carolina had made defensive adjustments. At that moment, Auburn #11 Shedrick Jackson was in midstride and had jogged back to where Auburn #10 Bo Nix was when the whistles began. Running back Kevin Harris was the offensive star for the Gamecocks, as he rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Collin Hill threw for 144 yards, one touchdown and one interception, and rushed for another score. The Gamecocks continued to add pressure after quarterback Collin Hill made a 1-yard plunge on second-and-goal to barely trail 16–14 at halftime. Latest on Auburn Tigers quarterback Bo Nix including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN I think one or two of those probably wasn’t on the same page.

Oct 3, 2020; Columbia, SC, USA; Bo Nix (10) directing blocking while running for the first down during the game between Auburn and South Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium. If it weren’t for Williams tipping the ball into the defender’s hands, Nix would have completed a big play. Nix's botched snap results in controversial call (0:49), Auburn wins after officials rule Nix didn't fumble, Alabama remains the SEC king, Trevor Lawrence remains unstoppable and more from Week 7, Rebuilding FSU savors 'special' win vs. No. While Nix’s receivers dropped a number of passes, the Gamecocks also broke up others. "We thought it was a fumble," he said, "but sometimes the game doesn't bounce your way. Nix did a lot of good during the game.

“He’s a great competitor,” Muschamp said. Powered by BizBudding Inc. ARLINGTON, TEXAS - AUGUST 31: Bo Nix #10 of the Auburn Tigers scrambles with the ball against the Oregon Ducks in the fourth quarter during the Advocare Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. Meanwhile, Auburn will look to bounce back from Saturday's struggles when it travels to Ole Miss. Instant analysis: Interceptions doom Auburn in loss to South Carolina, Auburn at South Carolina by the numbers: Tigers haven’t lost to Gamecocks in 87 years, How to watch SEC Week 4 games online (10/17): TV info, times, live stream, full schedule. “I think a couple of those, you’ve got to have the receivers on the same page. Like, that last hurdle he tried to do, that just showed me that he wants to win.

“I thought we played pretty good football in the first half,” Malzahn said. "The ball went backwards 6 yards," he said. All rights reserved (About Us). “The turnovers right there were tough. The unranked South Carolina Gamecocks upset the No. ... A tough one to swallow.". South Carolina improved to 2-2 on the season with the upset victory, while Auburn fell to 2-2 after narrowly escaping last week's game with a 30-28 win over Arkansas. Auburn will attempt to get back on track next week when it travels to face Ole Miss, while South Carolina will look to make it three straight wins when it faces the defending national champion LSU Tigers on the road. Bo Nix (born February 25, 2000) is an American football quarterback for the Auburn Tigers. He appeared to fumble the snap, pick up the ball and then spike the pigskin backward. Gamecocks (2-2) get first win over Auburn since 1933, second overall. Most quarterbacks won’t do that. Bo Nix Mundial #2. rango más alto Oct 06, 2019 00:00 #6. tendencias ahora Menos de 10K tweets. Bo Nix, Gus Malzahn’s heralded five-star quarterback recruit, threw three interceptions in the loss. Despite the risk in the passing game, the Tigers continued to rely on Nix’s arm. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said one had to give Arkansas credit for how hard it battled. 5 UNC, Gators coach Mullen tests positive for COVID-19, Saban coaches Tide to win after expedited test, NC State QB Leary carted off with leg in air cast, Tigers' Lawrence has huge day, misses INT mark, Vols 'undecided' at QB after Guarantano benched, "Our confidence went through the roof": Nick Saban returns and Bama rolls, College football Power Rankings for Week 7, College Football Playoff picks after Week 7, Yes, friends, even game officials can land on our Bottom 10 list, 'That energy is still here': How D.J. Pittman, who was visibly frustrated, said he didn't want to pin the loss on one play. South Carolina points in the 30-22, eight-point loss. Nix's botched snap results in controversial call (0:49) Bo Nix fumbles the snap and picks up an intentional grounding penalty for still attempting to clock it after the blunder. Nix finished with 272 passing yards and 69 rushing yards, but the stat that most stands out are the three interceptions. Hill came up huge again with 6:31 remaining in the third quarter to give South Carolina the lead. Also, Auburn committed nine penalties for 89 yards, compared to just five penalties for 39 yards by the Gamecocks.

Mandatory Credit: Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. While he has 11 touchdowns to zero interceptions at home, Nix now has 10 touchdowns to 10 interceptions when playing on the road. He showed confidence in the pocket and also established himself as a running threat.

Chad Morris trying to be the mediator between Bo Nix and Seth Williams. He completed some difficult passes and helped Auburn find a rhythm. (0:49). However, the same confidence that allowed him to make gutsy plays also led to some critical errors, which hurt Auburn’s ability to win the game. Even though South Carolina lost the yards battle 481-297 and had fewer first downs (27-20), the fact that it largely avoided mistakes allowed it to pull off the upset. Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama for 2018. The loss adds yet another poor road performance to Nix’s record. All Rights Reserved. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC.

", The SEC said in a statement later Saturday that there is "conclusive video evidence" that Nix's pass was backward, but explained the ruling was not overturned "because recovery of the football was not clearly made in the immediate continuing football action.". According to Josh Kendall of The Athletic, it marked South Carolina's first win over Auburn in 87 years: Final: South Carolina 30, Auburn 22. "They put a lot of sweat into preparing to play Auburn ... and they just had one more play.". Auburn twice led by nine points in the game, but South Carolina went on a 16-0 run in the third and fourth quarters to secure the victory. With the win, South Carolina improves to 2–2 ahead of its SEC clash with LSU next weekend. 13 Auburn edged out Arkansas 30-28 at home on Saturday, but the result was largely overshadowed by a controversial call inside the final minute. "And they should," Pittman said.

Locked into an intense battle with South Carolina, Auburn quarterback Bo Nix and wide receiver Seth Williams were seen in a heated argument on … That was the ruling handed down by the SEC late Saturday, nearly three … The interception flipped the momentum and gave the Gamecocks a lead to build on. Although he once again forced the pass, he actually got it to his receiver. Alabama's Mr. Football for 2018. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Despite throwing for 272 yards, a new career-high on the road, Bo Nix couldn't hold up in key moments against South Carolina's defense. South Carolina is off to a somewhat promising start after going just 4-8 in 2019, which marked only the program's second losing season since 2003. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). The Ball ricocheted off Williams and was grabbed by Jaylin Dickerson. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. I mean, some of those things he did ... that guy’s a battler. “He’s going to compete til the last second,” wide receiver Eli Stove said.

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Auburn kicker Anders Carlson then came on and kicked a winning 39-yard field goal with 7 seconds left. Nix got off to a strong start against the Gamecocks.

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Cornerback Jaycee Horn, specifically, shut down Auburn’s leading receiver Seth Williams, who finished with just four catches on 12 targets. Rango de tendencia: Arkansas defensive back Jalen Catalon said he thought Nix threw the ball backward, too. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Although Nix knew the three interceptions would reflect badly on him, wide receiver Eli Stove said he never “pouted” and just kept leading the team to the best of his ability. Auburn added another score on its next possession and appeared to be escaping the trouble, but Nix was picked off again when he attempted to connect with Seth Williams.

On Nix’s first pass attempt of the quarter, he threw an interception after forcing the throw into traffic on third down. But he undid that with another interception on the following drive. Bo Nix had a career-high 272 passing yards on the road, yet it was a game he will want to forget.