Southern Miss-Auburn football resumes after weather delay

Southern Miss-Auburn football resumes after weather delay
USM game in lightening delay at Auburn (Taylor Curet)

AUBURN, AL. (WDAM) - The University of Southern Mississippi-Auburn University football game was in a weather delay after lightning was sighted within eight miles of Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Play was halted initially about 4:15 p.m., with 4 minutes, 27 seconds left before halftime. The 10th-ranked Tigers (3-1) hold a 14-3 lead over the Golden Eagles (2-1).

Two more announcements were made since then, the heavens opened up about 4:50, with raindrops fighting each other to see who can reach the ground first.

The delay lasted for about 2 hours.

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