12 facts from Texas A&M’s 28-20 loss to Auburn

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The Texas A&M Aggies lost to the Auburn Tigers 28-20 Saturday at Kyle Field. Here are 12 facts from the loss that drops Texas A&M to 2-2 on the year:

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  1. It was the second time since joining the SEC that Texas A&M held an SEC opponent to under 50 passing yards in the first half since Vanderbilt in 2015.
  2. WR Jhamon Ausbon caught his 100th career reception, making him the 18th player in school history to reach the century mark in receptions as an Aggie.
  3. Auburn’s Anthony Schwartz ran for 57 yards for a touchdown on a reverse. It was the longest offensive play against Texas A&M in 2019.
  4. Kellen Mond had a career-high 31 completions and registered his fifth career 300-plus passing yards game, making it his 10th game with multiple passing touchdowns and has thrown at least one passing touchdown in 12 consecutive games going back to 2018.
  5. Defensive back Keldrick Carper led the Aggies with a career-high seven tackles, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss.
  6. Defensive lineman Justin Madubuike matched his career-high with 2.0 tackles-for-loss, including a sack, and now has 17.0 tackles for loss in his career.
  7. Texas A&M led 31:38 to 28:22 in time of possession. The Aggies have led in time of possession in all four games of 2019.
  8. The Aggies out-gained the Tigers 391-to-299 in total offense. Texas A&M has out-gained their opponents in three of four games this season and eight of the last nine games overall.
  9. Texas A&M produced 23 first downs to Auburn’s 16.
  10. Reigning Ray Guy Award winner Braden Mann produced five 50-plus yard punts, including two 60-plus yard punts. It was the first time in 2019 Mann boomed consecutive 60-plus yard punts.
  11. Texas A&M’s game captains for the Auburn game were senior OL Colton Prater, junior WR Jhamon Ausbon, junior LB Buddy Johnson and junior DB Keldrick Carper.
  12. Junior LB Braden White was the Aggies’ 12th Man for the fourth straight game.