Here’s what the writers across the country and state are saying about Auburn’s 24-17 win over LSU yesterday. The big story this morning is that it appears Auburn is poised to take over the top spot in the BCS when it’s released this evening…
Newton-led running game leads Auburn over LSU – NCAA Football – CBSSports.com
Cam Newton ran for 217 yards and Onterio McCalebb sprinted 70 yards for the go-ahead score with 5:05 left to lift No. 5 Auburn to a 24-17 victory over No. 6 LSU.
With apologies to Oregon, no ducking Auburn as the best – NCAA Football – CBSSports.com
Cameron Newton put on another dazzling display and the Tigers’ ground game chewed up LSU’s touted defense. Tony Barnhart says he has seen enough. Auburn has the best team and the best player.
BCS Week 2 projection – CBSSports.com
Dodds and Ends – BCS Week 2 projection
Cam Newton, 8-0 Auburn still making case as SEC team of destiny – Stewart Mandel – SI.com
AUBURN, Ala. — As Cam Newton stood on top of the brick façade at the front of the Auburn student section in the South end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium, engaging in his now-weekly celebration of another monstrous performance and another SEC victory, the scoreboard above him flashed the remnants of what might have seemed like a one-sided blowout.
AU’s party just getting started | montgomeryadvertiser.com | Montgomery Advertiser
AUBURN — Did Cam Newton run more during the game or after it?
Auburn’s rushing attack bodes well in win against LSU | oanow.com
Somebody must have forgotten to tell Auburn it was going up against the third-best rush defense in the country in LSU.
AUBURN TOP CATS IN SEC WEST: Defense emerges to help surpass LSU | montgomeryadvertiser.com | Montgomery Advertiser
AUBURN – Byron Isom walked off the Jordan-Hare Stadium grass with a stammering walk.
SZVETITZ COLUMN: Cam’s dancing his way to New York | oanow.com
Cam Newton ran over, around and through LSU’s defense — including future NFL defensive back Patrick Peterson — on his way to the end zone and the Downtown Athletic Club.
Auburn football notes: Place-kicker Wes Byrum becomes program’s all-time scoring leader during win over LSU – sec-football.com – Ledger-Enquirer.com
AUBURN, Ala. — Nobody in Auburn history has scored more points than place-kicker Wes Byrum.
Newton negates LSU’s defense | montgomeryadvertiser.com | Montgomery Advertiser
AUBURN — Cam Newton has been performing at a high level all season.
Chizik’s gamble fails; his defense doesn’t | al.com
Failed fourth-quarter gamble doesn’t come back to bite the Tigers.
5TH QUARTER: Auburn postgame notes | oanow.com
With senior safety Aairon Savage out for “awhile” with a broken bone in his ankle and sophomore cornerback T’Sharvan Bell not dressed out from an apparent hamstring injury, Auburn had to rely on a mixture of backups, underclassmen and elbow grease to fill out its secondary against LSU on Saturday.
Newton, Auburn top LSU | TimesDaily.com | The Times Daily | Florence, AL
AUBURN — Auburn quarterback Cam Newton keeps getting better each week, and so do the Tigers.Newton rushed for 217 yards and two touchdowns and the Tigers’ defense turned in their best performance of the year.
LSU Tigers vs. Auburn Tigers – Stats – October 23, 2010 – ESPN
NCAA College Football Recap
Cameron Newton delivers signature moment in Auburn Tigers’ win over LSU Tigers – ESPN
Cameron Newton’s 30 or so not-so-simple steps against LSU provided a signature moment on the path toward a Heisman Trophy.
Louisiana State vs. Auburn – Recap – October 23, 2010 – College Football – SI.com
Tigers vs. Tigers recap from game played on October 23, 2010