Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels


The Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) remained unblemished for the 2014 season after a 42-21 victory over the Florida Gators on Sept. 20. After an bye last week, Alabama travels to Oxford, Miss. for a matchup with fellow undefeated SEC West rival Ole Miss. 

Ole Miss is coming off a 24-3 victory over the Memphis Tigers last week, and like Alabama, the Rebels are also 1-0 in SEC play with a 41-3 victory over Vanderbilt in their conference opener on Sept. 6.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV coverage: CBS

Radio: For a list of Alabama affiliates, click here. For a list of Ole Miss affiliates, click here.

Season Recap


09/20: Alabama 42, Florida 21

The Crimson Tide, led by QB Blake Sims and WR Amari Cooper, exploded for 645 yards of total offense. Sims threw for 445 yards, good for the second-best total in Alabama history, and he accounted for four touchdowns through the air against just one interception. Cooper produced 10 catches for 201 yards and three touchdowns, and the Tide eclipsed 200 yards rushing in the game.

09/13: Alabama 52, Southern Miss 12

Alabama dominated in time of possession, holding the ball for nearly 35 minutes, and the Crimson Tide amassed 547 yards of total offense on their way to 52 points. Running back Kenyan Drake scored three touchdowns on just nine carries, and wide receiver Amari Cooper caught 8 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown to lead the passing game.

09/06: Alabama 41, Florida Atlantic 0

Both Blake Sims and Jake Coker threw for more than 200 yards, and the Alabama defense pitched a shutout while allowing only 88 passing yards and 57 rushing yards to FAU. Sims and Coker combined to account for three touchdowns and 430 yards of passing offense; Amari Cooper was the largest beneficiary, catching 13 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown. 

08/30: Alabama 33, West Virginia 23

In a game that was closer than the final score indicated, Alabama rushed for 288 yards and controlled the ball for nearly 38 minutes of clock time. Both T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry eclipsed the 100-yard mark on the ground while combining for three touchdowns, and first-time starting QB Blake Sims threw for 250 yards on 24-of-33 passing. 

Ole Miss

09/27: Ole Miss 24, Memphis 3

The Rebels dominated defensively against Memphis, and that was enough to overcome four turnovers for a 21-point victory. QB Bo Wallace completed only 22-of-37 passes while issuing two interceptions, but the Ole Miss defense held the Tigers to just 104 yards of total offense (81 passing, 23 rushing). Rebels wide receiver Laquon Treadwell produced 123 yards receiving and two touchdown grabs. 

09/13: Ole Miss 56, Louisiana-Lafayette 15

Bo Wallace threw for 316 yards while completing 23 of his 28 pass attempts. He tallied four touchdown passes in the first 35 minutes of game action, and the Rebels cruised to victory. Ole Miss also rushed for 214 yards in the game, and their defense forced Louisiana-Lafayette into four turnovers.

09/06: Ole Miss 41, Vanderbilt 3

Ole Miss was dominant on both sides of the ball in their SEC opener. Bo Wallace captained an offense that produced 547 total yards, including 320 yards passing from Wallace. On the defensive side of the ball, Vanderbilt was limited to only 9 first downs and 167 yards. Ole Miss converted on 10 of 15 third downs in the game, and the Rebels possessed the ball for more than 37 minutes. 

08/30: Ole Miss 35, Boise State 13

The Rebels led just 7-6 after three quarters, but the offense exploded for 28 points in the fourth quarter to secure a victory in the Georgia Dome. Bo Wallace threw for 387 yards and four touchdowns, though he threw three interceptions. Both WR Cody Core and WR Laquon Treadwell produced more than 100 yards receiving, and the Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers. 

- Brad Rowland

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