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Ole Miss seeks to end skid against winless New Mexico State

Nov. 8, 2019 8:38 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi looks to snap a three-game losing streak when it hosts winless New Mexico State. The Rebels (3-6) return to nonconference competition Saturday after losing three consecutive games in Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss' last two setbacks have been decided by one score...

Nix, No. 11 Auburn hold on, 20-14 over Ole Miss

Nov. 2, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn piled up yards, if not points, and the defense didn't permit many of either. Bo Nix passed for a career-high 340 yards and had a 1-yard touchdown run and the 11th-ranked Tigers withstood Mississippi's final drive to escape with a 20-14 victory Saturday night. Auburn (7-2, 4-2...

Ole Miss' off week gives aching Rebels chance to heal

Oct. 22, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's off week comes at an optimal time for the Rebels because it gives them an opportunity to recover from a bruising 24-17 loss to Texas A&M. Freshman quarterback John Rhys Plumlee is having a minor knee procedure this week and should be back in time for Ole Miss' next...

Bryant bounces back to lead Missouri over Mississippi

Oct. 13, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Last week, when he heard a pop in his left knee after being hit low, Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant briefly saw his college football career pass before his eyes. The injury wasn't as bad as it looked, and Bryant played like his old self in a 38-27 victory over Mississippi on...

Vanderbilt defense faces stiff test against 2 Ole Miss QBs

Oct. 4, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Derek Mason believes Vanderbilt is starting to come together on defense, and the Commodores coach will get to see just how much improvement his squad as made in their first Southeastern Conference road trip of the season. “We still have to learn how to play a 60-minute...

No. 7 Auburn looks to avenge loss vs Mississippi State

Sep. 26, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch during the fifth week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK Mississippi State (3-1, 1-0) at No. 7 Auburn (4-0, 1-0): The undefeated Tigers will try to avenge the 23-9 loss at Mississippi State last year. This game features the SEC's top two rushers in...

Around the Pac-12: Cal, yes Cal, is the lone undefeated

Sep. 24, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

Following California's victory over Mississippi, coach Justin Wilcox said: "We find a way to make it interesting." Yes, they certainly do. The Golden Bears not only emerged with a dramatic 28-20 victory over Ole Miss last weekend but the win also left them as the lone undefeated team in the Pac-12. Cal (4-0, 1-0)...

No. 23 California holds on to defeat Mississippi 28-20

Sep. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important. Weaver tackled Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee for no gain at the 1-yard line as time expired to preserve No. 23 Cal's 28-20 victory over the Rebels....

No. 23 California seeks to continue fast start at Ole Miss

Sep. 20, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — No. 23 California wants to remain unbeaten, while Mississippi is seeking to make a statement with a win against a ranked team. Cal can start the season 4-0 for the first time since 2015 if the Golden Bears are able to walk away with a road victory Saturday at Ole Miss (2-1). Although...

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...