It's the first top-10 matchup featuring two undefeated teams since Florida edged LSU 14-6 that same season.
Auburn drops to 5-1 overall, 2-1 in conference play, and Florida stays undefeated on the season, 3-0 in the SEC, before facing LSU on October 12 in Death Valley.
Trask covered his face with his hands as he was being tended to by Florida's medical staff.
On Saturday, the Tigers managed a measly 124 yards against a Florida defense that was ready to play.More news: Alex Trebek says cancer may mean end of time at 'Jeopardy!'
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Notre Dame-Navy is one of the oldest rivalries in college football. He's been aided by an elite defense, namely that frightening line, but he is gaining confidence each week. Dan Mullen is an excellent coach of quarterbacks, so it's not a surprise to see Kyle Trask play well as the replacement for injured starter Feleipe Franks. But, we didn't handle it very good.
Trask returned late in the second quarter and played the rest of the game, going 19-of-31 for 234 yards and two touchdowns. On the following possession, Florida RB Dameon Pierce fumbles. Nix was not spectacular in the Tigers' win at Texas A&M two weeks ago, but the experience he gained in that environment will help this week in Gainesville. Florida, meanwhile, made quick work of Towson in Week 5, picking up a 38-0 win. Florida was sacked four times vs.
Auburn's defense spent the game bailing its offense out of sticky situations - interceptions and failure to gain first downs - but it also had to save its own skin several times. Linebacker Ventrell Miller and safeties Shawn Davis and Jeawon Taylor also return after sitting out last week's game.
The loss of 70 yards was more than half of how many rushing yards Auburn accumulated and just under half of how many passing yards it had. Florida State holds the NCAA record of 302, set between 2012 and '16. There were many mistakes by both teams. After starting the season with five straight-up victories and against the spread covers, Auburn took a loss in the Swamp. 11 OR and then-17th-ranked Texas A&M, have only done that five times and twice since 1983 (2004 and 2010). Instead of calling a side in what appears to be a coin-flip game, look at the total and bet on the defenses. "GameDay" will start at 11 a.m. EDT, three hours before kickoff on ESPN. His wife picked him up after the team's walkthrough, sneaked him in a backdoor at Shands Hospital, got a few hours of sleep, ended up getting into a fender-bender on his way to the stadium and then called plays from the booth with his doctor nearby.