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AP source: Ole Miss working to bring Kiffin back to SEC

Dec. 7, 2019 12:45 AM EST

A person familiar with the negotiations says Mississippi is working to hire FAU's Lane Kiffin to be its next head football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday night because negotiations were ongoing and Kiffin still has a game to coach. Florida Atlantic faces UAB in...

Ole Miss fires coach Matt Luke after 3 seasons, 15-21 record

Dec. 1, 2019 9:25 PM EST

Mississippi fired football coach Matt Luke on Sunday, three days after his third non-winning season ended with an excruciating rivalry game loss. Athletic director Keith Carter said in a statement the decision to change coaches was made after evaluating the trajectory of the program and not seeing see enough...

Gee whiz: Peeing dog celebration costs Ole Miss in Egg Bowl

Nov. 29, 2019 1:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi flushed away a golden chance at the Golden Egg. Luke Logan missed a 35-yard extra point after Ole Miss receiver Elijah Moore was penalized for celebrating a touchdown by crawling and pretending to urinate like a dog, and Mississippi State escaped with a 21-20 victory...

Egg Bowl matchup features two productive rushing attacks

Nov. 27, 2019 2:16 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Egg Bowl will likely be decided by which team best runs the ball — Mississippi or Mississippi State. That shouldn’t come as a surprise since both teams rely heavily on their rushing attacks. Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) has rushed for 261.5 yards per game and leads all...

Mississippi State’s bowl streak in jeopardy against Ole Miss

Nov. 26, 2019 2:30 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Bragging rights aren’t the only thing on the line for Mississippi State at this year’s Egg Bowl. The Bulldogs (5-6, 2-5 Southeastern) need a win Thursday over rival Mississippi (4-7, 2-5) to become eligible for a 10th straight bowl appearance. "Kids are aware of it,"...

Ole Miss QB Plumlee’s speed gives Rebels cause for optimism

Nov. 25, 2019 4:26 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback John Rhys Plumlee’s running ability has made the freshman one of the Southeastern Conference’s biggest surprises this season. As Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) prepares to close its season Thursday in an Egg Bowl showdown at Mississippi State (5-6, 2-5),...

Burrow throws 5 TDs, No. 1 LSU beats Mississippi 58-37

Nov. 17, 2019 12:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow’s postgame shrug pretty much summed up what kind of a season it has been for LSU. “You know things have changed at LSU when you have 700 yards of total offense and everybody is upset in the locker room,” the Heisman Trophy front-runner said. Burrow threw...

No. 1 LSU wants to make sure it avoids letdown at Ole Miss

Nov. 15, 2019 11:06 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After notching a season-defining victory at Alabama last week, No. 1 LSU is looking to avoid a letdown Saturday at Mississippi. “We know we're going to get their best shot,” LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. “They play great at home. It's going to be a great crowd. It's...

Moss envisions more highlight-reel plays for No. 1 LSU

Nov. 14, 2019 7:34 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss would like everyone who saw his clutch, acrobatic, toe-touching catch at Alabama to know one thing going forward. There’s more where that came from. “Everybody’s surprised or wowed by that catch. Yeah, it’s a good catch. I make...

No. 1 LSU visits Mississippi in ‘Magnolia Bowl’

Nov. 14, 2019 2:15 PM EST

No. 1 LSU (9-0, 5-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) at Mississippi (4-6, 2-4), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: LSU by 21. Series record: LSU leads 62-40-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? LSU must win to remain atop the AP Top 25 Poll and CFP rankings, and stay in control of the SEC West. Mississippi seeks a season-defining victory in the...