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The matchup: No. 11 Auburn (4-0, 2-0) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (1-2)

Where: Jordan-Hare Stadium

When: Today, 11 a.m.

TV: ESPNU

Last week: Auburn beat South Carolina 35-27. Louisiana-Monroe beat Southeast Louisiana 21-20.

Coaches: Gene Chizik is 12-5 in his second season at Auburn and 18-24 in his fourth season overall. Todd Berry is 1-2 in his first season at ULM and 30-62 in his ninth season overall.

Auburn offensive leaders: QB Cam Newton (74 carries, 485 yards, 5 TD); RB Mike Dyer (62 carries, 312 yards, 1 TD); RB Mike Dyer (39 carries, 212 yards, 1 TD); RB Onterio McCalebb (38 carries, 280 yards, 1 TD). QB Cam Newton (43-63-3,, 683 yards, 9 TD); WR Darvin Adams (14 catches, 259 yards, 2 TD); RB Mario Fannin (6 catches, 82 yards, 2TD).

Auburn defensive leaders: LB Josh Bynes (29 tackles, 3.5 TFL, 0.5 sacks, 1 INT, 4 QBH); S Aairon Savage (24 tackles, 1 TFL); S Zac Etheridge (24 tackles, 1 PBU); DT Nick Fairley (18 tackles, 8.5 TFL, 4 sacks, 1 INT, 12 QBH, 1 FR); DE Antoine Carter (14 tackles, 5 TFL, 3 sacks, 12 QBH).

ULM offensive leaders: QB Kolton Browning (51-183, 1 TD); RB Frank Goodin (37 carries, 101 yards, 0 TD). QB Kolton Browning (49-83-4, 5 TD). WR Luther Ambrose (10 catches, 162 yards, 2 TD); WR Anthony McCall (3 catches, 137 yards, 1 TD); WR Brent Leonard (10 catches, 117 yards, 1 TD).

ULM defensive leaders: Jason Edwards (29 tackles, 1 TFL); Cameron Blakes (24 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 1 sack); Robert Nelson (22 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack).

Notable: Auburn is 15-0 against members of the Sun Belt Conference. ... Auburn has rushed for more than 300 yards four times in the past two seasons. It rushed for more than 300 yards six times in the previous 10 seasons. ... Auburn ranks seventh nationally in rushing at 278 yards per game, is tied for 17th in total offense at 468 yards per game and second in pass efficiency. ... Auburn leads the nation in touchdowns per pass completion with 12.5 percent and second in yards gained per pass attempt with 10.56. ... Auburn opponents are 1-for-12 on third-down conversions in fourth quarters and overtime. ... Auburn quarterback Cam Newton leads the SEC in rushing and pass efficiency. ... Defensive tackle Nick Fairley leads the SEC in tackles for loss and sacks.

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