2015 Birmingham Bowl
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1234 Total
Auburn 100714 31
Memphis 01000 10
DateDecember 30, 2015
Season2015
StadiumLegion Field
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
MVPAuburn RB Jovon Robinson
FavoriteAuburn by 2[1]
RefereeJeff Heaser (ACC)[2]
Attendance59,430[2]
PayoutUS$1,100,000 (Auburn)
$900,000 (Memphis)
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN/ESPN Radio
AnnouncersBeth Mowins (play-by-play), Anthony Becht (analyst), Paul Carcaterra (sideline reporter) (ESPN)
Allen Bestwick, Dan Hawkins, & Tiffany Greene (ESPN Radio)
Birmingham Bowl
 < 2015 (Jan) 2016

The 2015 Birmingham Bowl was a college football bowl game played on December 30, 2015 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama in the United States. The tenth annual Birmingham Bowl featured a team from the Southeastern Conference against a team from the American Athletic Conference. The game was played at 11:00 a.m. CST and aired on ESPN. It was one of the 2015–16 bowl games that concluded the 2015 FBS football season.

Teams

The two Tigers teams were selected from the American Athletic Conference and the SEC conference.

Auburn Tigers

See also: 2015 Auburn Tigers football team

Memphis Tigers

See also: 2015 Memphis Tigers football team

Game summary

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP AU MEM
1 8:35 12 72 6:25 AU 20-yard field goal by Daniel Carlson 3 0
1 1:58 10 70 4:24 AU Kerryon Johnson 8-yard touchdown run, Daniel Carlson kick good 10 0
2 10:03 7 30 2:56 MEM 53-yard field goal by Jake Elliott 10 3
2 3:06 MEM Interception returned 56 yards for touchdown by Reggis Ball, Jake Elliott kick good 10 10
3 3:12 8 44 3:35 AU Jason Smith 11-yard touchdown reception from Jeremy Johnson, Daniel Carlson kick good 17 10
4 14:57 9 76 2:36 AU Jeremy Johnson 5-yard touchdown run, Daniel Carlson kick good 24 10
4 12:57 2 6 0:57 AU Jovon Robinson 4-yard touchdown run, Daniel Carlson kick good 31 10
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 31 10

Source:[2]

Statistics

Statistics[2] AUB MEM
First Downs 23 13
Total offense, plays – yards 73–405 68–206
Rushes-yards (net) 56–254 30–102
Passing yards (net) 151 104
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 10–17–3 17–38–1
Time of Possession 34:17 25:43

Notes

References

  1. ^ "College football odds: Bowl game point spreads". Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "2015 Birmingham Bowl: Auburn vs. Memphis Stats". Stat Broadcast. Retrieved 2015-12-30.