Auburn kicker Anders Carlson moved up to second all time in field goals made on Saturday against Georgia State. After going 4-for-5 on field goals for the night, his career total is now at 62. Anders’ four field goals were the only points Auburn scored in the first half.
“We wouldn’t be in this ballgame if it wasn’t for Anders.” said quarterback T.J. Finley.
Wes Byrum, who played from 2007-2010, was previously second on the list with 60 field goals made. Anders is now only behind his brother, Daniel, for the school record, which is set at 92.
Anders also moved up to third all time in school history for total points with 321 in his career. He passed John Vaughn, who had 312 career points. Daniel also owns this school record, with 480 points of his own.
Anders’ longest field goal of the night was a 45 yarder in the second quarter. Before missing a 40-yard attempt in the third, he had made 16 consecutive attempts, a personal record.
Postgame, head coach Bryan Harsin was quick to point out Carlson's contribution to their win.
"We have a great kicker." Harsin said. "One of the best in the nation, if not the best."
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