AUBURN - Senior safety Aairon Savage, who sat out two years and overcame a severe knee injury and torn Achilles to play this season, was carried off the field on a cart after suffering an apparent leg injury in Auburn's 65-43 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik celebrates a touchdown/Todd Van Emst photo
There was no final word on his status, but Auburn coach Gene Chizik said he was weeping on the field.
Cornerback T'Sharvan Bell was injured in the first half and watched the second half in street clothes. There was no word on his status.
INSTANT REPLAY: Instant Replay was good to Auburn twice Saturday. Mario Fannin lost the ball in the second quarter as he crossed the goal line. It was reviewed and determined he was in the end zone. When Zac Etheridge returned Broderick Green's fumble 47 yards for a touchdown, the play was reviewed and it was determined that Green did, in fact, fumble.
NEWTON OVER 100 AGAIN: Auburn quarterback Cam Newton rushed for 188 yards Saturday, the fourth time this season he has been over 100 yards. He has four of the top 50 rushing performances in Auburn history and two of the top three rushing performances by a quarterback."
FOURTH QUARTER: Auburn continued its fourth-quarter dominance Saturday, outscoring the Razorbacks 28-7. The Tigers now have outscored their opponents 69-20 in the fourth quarter.
STREAK GOES ON: Auburn has now won 61 consecutive games in which in scored 30 points or more.
RUNNING UP YARDS: Auburn's 330 yards rushing were the most ever for the Tigers against Arkansas.
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