Auburn's Daren Bates Uses Stiff Arm to Destroy New Mexico State Defender
By: Steven Lassan | 11/4/12, 7:00 PM EST
Auburn hasn't had much to cheer about this season. The Tigers are having a miserable year, and coach Gene Chizik is likely to be fired after the Iron Bowl matchup against Alabama.
Saturday's victory over New Mexico State was one of the few highlights from this year, as Auburn claimed a 42-7 victory. The Tigers' defense had a few big plays, including linebacker Daren Bates' 62-yard fumble return for a touchdown. The runback was impressive but check out the stiff arm Bates puts on New Mexico State's defender around the 20-yard line.
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