- Auburn Tigers fall to 31 in ESPN's Football Power Index after a devastating loss to New Mexico State.
- The loss puts their season's overall record at 6-5, and they now face an uphill battle to secure over 6 wins this season.
- Auburn ranks No. 41 in Strength of Record, No. 21 in Strength of Schedule, No. 31 in Overall Efficiency, No. 82 in Offensive Efficiency, and No. 19 in Defensive Efficiency.
Auburn plummets to 31 in ESPN FPI after a devastating loss to New Mexico State. The Tigers’ offense was feeble, tallying only 69 rushing yards and failing to surpass 200 passing yards. Quarterback Payton Thorne struggled, only managing 1 touchdown. The defense also faltered, allowing New Mexico State’s quarterback to dominate with over 230 total yards and 3 touchdowns. Auburn’s rankings in various FPI categories also dropped significantly. The team now faces an uphill battle to secure a winning season, with a tough upcoming game against Alabama.