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Tough Guy Cox, Tough Defense Win for Auburn

Rod Smith heads toward the end zone.

A game report features comments from Auburn and Ole Miss players and coaches as the Tigers defeated the Rebels 17-3.

Auburn, Ala.--Nursing a nervous 10-3 lead in the fourth quarter, Auburn finally put away Ole Miss late as senior quarterback Brandon Cox hooked up with wide receiver Rodgeriqus Smith for a 34-yard touchdown with 3:54 left. Despite playing with a grade one separated right shoulder after being sacked late in the second quarter, the left-handed Cox put his body at risk on the big third down and... Recommended Stories