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Ole Miss freshman Jerrion Ealy making immediate impact

Sep. 17, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi running back Jerrion Ealy flashes a grin when he's asked about how often defenders catch him from behind. "Never happened," Ealy replied when asked after the Rebels' 40-29 victory over Southeastern Louisiana. Then the freshman knocked on the wooden panel in front of him....

Ealy leads Ole Miss past Southeastern Louisiana 40-29

Sep. 14, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

Mississippi running back Jerrion Ealy had flashes of brilliance in preseason practice and in limited appearances in his first two games. The true freshman had that much-anticipated breakout performance Saturday in a 40-29 win over Southeastern Louisiana. Ealy turned in 273 all-purpose yards, including a 94-yard...

Ole Miss avoids upset bid by Southeastern Louisiana 40-29

Sep. 14, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for two touchdowns and the Mississippi defense made a pair of game-saving stops on downs in the final six minutes as the Rebels defeated Southeastern Louisiana 40-29. Corral finished 21 of 30 for 239 yards and directed a pair of fourth quarter field goal drives that...

Ole Miss holds off Southeastern Louisiana 40-29

Sep. 14, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for two touchdowns and the Mississippi defense made a pair of game-saving stops on downs in the final six minutes as the Rebels defeated Southeastern Louisiana 40-29. Corral finished 21 of 30 for 239 yards and directed a pair of fourth quarter field goal drives that...

Ole Miss seeks 2nd straight win as it hosts SE Louisiana

Sep. 13, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi aims to build on what worked in a victory over Arkansas when the Rebels host Football Championship Subdivision program Southeastern Louisiana. "Southeastern Louisiana presents unique challenges on both sides of the ball," Ole Miss coach Matt Luke said. "We will have to...

Moore making sure Ole Miss passing game continues to thrive

Sep. 10, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The chemistry between Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral and receiver Elijah Moore has been building since last season. Now that both have more featured roles in the Rebels' offense this year, Moore is poised to have a breakout year. "I am ready for it," Moore said. "I am ready for...

Arkansas names Starkel new starting QB vs Colorado St

Sep. 10, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Starkel has been named Arkansas' starting quarterback. Starkel, a graduate transfer who previously played for Texas A&M, will replace Ben Hicks for Saturday's game against Colorado State. After Hicks struggled Saturday against Mississippi, Starkel stepped in and went 17...

Ole Miss LB Sanogo likely out 10 weeks with ankle injury

Sep. 9, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi linebacker MoMo Sanogo is expected to miss about 2 ½ months after injuring an ankle Saturday in a 31-17 victory over Arkansas. Ole Miss coach Matt Luke says Sanogo will undergo surgery Tuesday and is likely out for "roughly 10 weeks." Sanogo, a junior from Plano,...

Corral leads Ole Miss past Arkansas 31-17 in an SEC opener

Sep. 8, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Don't try to make the argument to Mississippi coach Matt Luke that Saturday night's 31-17 win over Arkansas wasn't a work or art. "It wasn't perfect. But, it looked good to me. This win really gives us something to build on," Luke said, whose club won the Southeastern Conference opener...

Duffey, Alcorn State run past Mississippi College, 45-7

Sep. 7, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Niko Duffey ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for a third as Alcorn State cruised past Division II Mississippi College, 45-7, in the Braves home opener Saturday night. Prior to kickoff, Alcorn State honored members of its 1969 championship team that was crowned Black National...