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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.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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