- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

Auburn (4-4, 1-4 SEC) at No. 25 Texas A&M; (6-2, 3-2, No. 19 CFP), 6:30 p.m. (SEC)

Line: Texas A&M; by 7 ½.

Series Record: Texas A&M; leads 4-1.


Texas A&M; looks to build on last week’s victory over South Carolina that snapped a two-game skid and Auburn will try to end a two-game losing streak.


Texas A&M; QB Kyler Murray against Auburn’s secondary. Murray will face a defense that is allowing more than 252 yards passing a game in his second start of the season after Kyle Allen was benched. Murray threw for 223 yards against the Gamecocks and is also a major running threat and had 156 yards rushing last week.


Auburn: DE Carl Lawson. Texas A&M; coach Kevin Sumlin called Lawson, who returned last week after missing six games with a hip injury, a “difference-maker.” He had just one tackle last week but finished with three quarterback hits.

Texas A&M;: WR/PR Christian Kirk. He needs nine yards receiving to break Uzoma Nwachukwu’s school record for yards receiving as a freshman of 670. He has three 100-yard receiving games this season and needs just one more to tie the school record for such games by a freshman last set by Mike Evans in 2012. Kirk is tied for the FBS lead with two punt returns for touchdowns and leads the nation with three


These teams first met in 1911. … Texas A&M; DE Myles Garrett has 10 1/2 sacks, 15 1/2 tackles for losses and has forced five fumbles. … Auburn QB Sean White is the first player at the school since 1997 to throw for 250 yards or more in three straight games. … Texas A&M; FS Armani Watts leads the team with 75 tackles. … A win would be the 70th of Sumlin’s career. … Auburn RB Peyton Barber has five 100-yard rushing games this season. … A&M; WR Ricky Seals-Jones needs 53 yards receiving to reach 1,000 in his career. … Auburn WR Ricardo Louis has caught at least one pass in 24 straight games.

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