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15 And Counting goes inside Iron Bowl

Cedric Mason- Touchdown Alabama Magazine


Alabama earned its 11th win of the season, defeating Auburn 29-13.

The Crimson Tide clinched an SEC West crown for a fifth time under head coach Nick Saban. Alabama will face Florida next week in Atlanta for a Southeastern Conference title game. 15 And Counting recaps Iron Bowl.

Alabama notes from Iron Bowl

  • Running back Derrick Henry: 45 carries, 271 yards, one touchdown
  • Quarterback Jacob Coker: 17 of 26 passes, 179 yards, one touchdown
  • Wide receiver ArDarius Stewart: 8 catches, 81 yards, one touchdown
  • Place kicker Adam Griffith: 5 for 5 on field goals, 15 points
  • Safety Geno Matias-Smith: 8 total tackles, team-high
  • Alabama defense: three sacks, 42 on the season (most under Saban)

Auburn notes from Iron Bowl

  • Quarterback Jeremy Johnson: 10 of 23 passing, 169 yards, one touchdown
  • Running back Jovon Robinson: 14 carries, 51 yards
  • Wide receiver Josh Smith: 2 catches, 81 yards, one touchdown (77-yard touchdown)
  • Defensive back Jonathan Jones: 11 tackles, team lead
  • Place kicker Daniel Carlson: 2 of 3 on field goals

Henry is averaging 149.8 per game, which breaks former Alabama back Bobby Humphrey record of 133.7 during the 1986 season.

Maxwell Taylor is a contributing writer for  Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @alp2345.

Stephen M. Smith is a senior analyst and columnist for Touchdown Alabama MagazineYou can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @ESPN_Future.

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