Tuesday October 21st, 2014

Ole Miss Rebels vs. LSU Tigers

Ole Miss continues its surprise season with a trip to LSU in Week 9. The Rebels remained undefeated at 7-0 with a 34-3 win over Tennessee last week, while the Tigers blew out Kentucky 41-3 to improve to 6-2. 

LSU has mostly dominated the series between the two teams in recent years, winning nine of the last 12 games in the rivalry. But Ole Miss broke a streak of three consecutive LSU wins with a 27-24 victory last year and will be favored in this year's matchup.

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

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below: 

Kickoff: 7:15 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV Coverage: ESPN

Radio: For Ole Miss affiliates, click here. For LSU affiliates, click here

Season Recap

Ole Miss

Oct. 18: Ole Miss 34, Tennessee 3

Ole Miss started 4-0 in SEC play for the first time since 2003 with the win. The Rebels forced four turnovers, and at the time Ole Miss led the SEC with 20 forced turnovers overall. Freshman defensive end Marquis Haynes had 2.5 sacks and at the end of the game led the team with 6.5 total.

Oct. 11: Ole Miss 35, Texas A&M 20

The Rebels followed up their upset win over Alabama with a dominant performance against Texas A&M. Ole Miss took a 35-7 lead before the Aggies scored two touchdowns in the waning minutes. The Rebels defense forced three turnovers and returned one interception and one fumble for touchdowns. Bo Wallace finished the game with 178 passing yards, 50 rushing yards and three total touchdowns. 

Oct. 4: Ole Miss 23, Alabama 17

Bo Wallace hit Jaylen Walton with a 10-yard TD pass with 2:54 remaining in the fourth quarter to lift the Rebels over the Tide. Wallace finished with 251 passing yards and three touchdowns to help Ole Miss come back from a 14-3 deficit and stay undefeated on the season. 

Sept. 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.  Bo Wallace completed 22 of 37 passes while throwing 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 had 123 receiving yards and two touchdown grabs. 

Sept. 13: Ole Miss 56, Louisiana-Lafayette 15

Bo Wallace threw for 316 yards and completed 23 of his 28 pass attempts. He tallied four touchdown passes in the first 35 minutes. Ole Miss also rushed for 214 yards in the game, and the Rebel defense forced Louisiana-Lafayette into four turnovers.

Sept. 6: Ole Miss 41, Vanderbilt 3

Ole Miss was dominant on both sides of the ball in its SEC opener. Bo Wallace captained an offense that produced 547 total yards, including Wallace's 320 passing yards. Vanderbilt was limited to just nine first downs and 167 yards. Ole Miss converted 10 of 15 third downs in the game and the Rebels held the ball for more than 37 minutes. 

Aug. 28: 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, four touchdowns and three interceptions. Cody Core and Laquon Treadwell each had more than 100 receiving yards, and the Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers. 


Oct. 18: LSU 41, Kentucky 3

LSU's win was its sixth of the season, making the team bowl-eligible for a program-record 15th straight year. Running back Terrence Magee had a season-high 127 rushing yards and tied a career high with two rushing touchdowns. Linebacker Kendell Beckwith had a career‐high nine tackles.

Oct. 11: LSU 30, Florida 27

The Tigers were able to hold off Florida for their fifth win of the season. Leonard Fournette had a big day for LSU with 140 yards and three touchdowns. Anthony Jennings managed just 110 passing yards while completing less than 50 percent of his passes. On defense, the Tigers were able to force three turnovers. 

Oct. 4Auburn 41, LSU 7

LSU was unable to overcome a four-touchdown performance from Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall as the Tigers were blown out on the road. Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris combined for just 142 yards with no touchdowns on 8-of-24 passing. The lone score for the Tigers was a one-yard touchdown run from Kenny Hilliard late in the first quarter, but Auburn had already jumped out to a 17-point lead.

Oct. 3: LSU 63, New Mexico State 7

LSU was able to overcome four turnovers in its blowout win over the Aggies. Leonard Fournette rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown, while Brandon Harris threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns. Harris added another two scores on the ground. As a team, LSU rushed for 363 yards and five touchdowns.

Sept. 20Mississippi State 34, LSU 29

LSU lost its first game to Mississippi State at home since 1991. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott racked up 373 total yards and three touchdowns. Bulldogs running back Josh Robinson added 197 yards on the ground and a score. The LSU offense was led by two 100-yard receivers in Travin Dural (124 yards) and Malachi Dupre (120 yards, two touchdowns).

Sept. 13: LSU 31, Louisiana-Monroe 0

The LSU defense pitched its second shutout in as many weeks while holding Louisiana-Monroe to just 93 total yards. The Tigers had five players run the ball at least seven times on their way to 219 total rushing yards and four touchdowns.

Sept. 6: LSU 56, Sam Houston State 0

LSU ran for 334 yards as a team in the blowout win while Travin Dural again led the receiving corps with 140 yards and three touchdowns on just three catches. Freshman running back Leonard Fournette led the rushing attack with 92 yards and a touchdown.

Aug. 30: LSU 28, Wisconsin 24

LSU scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to complete a comeback over the Badgers. Kenny Hilliard capped off the win with a 28-yard touchdown run. Hilliard finished the game with 110 rushing yards and 22 receiving yards. Travin Dural led the way for the Tigers with 151 receiving yards and a score.

Ben Estes

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