Live Blog: Ole Miss Looking to Rebound Against Auburn
Ole Miss and Auburn are both trending in the wrong direction. By the time Saturday evening comes along, one of these teams will have rebounded.
By kickoff here in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, the Tigers are 3.5 point favorites over the home Rebels. Both teams are coming off losses, with Auburn getting embarrassed against South Carolina and Matt Corral throwing six interceptions in a road loss to Arkansas.
It's unlikely either team will be as bad as they were one week ago, but Saturday at 11 a.m. CT will tell the story. Follow along below for updates and we'll be answering any questions posted in the comment section below was the game is going.
FINAL: Auburn 35 – Ole Miss 28
1:11 4Q: Auburn 35 – Ole Miss 28
An unbelievable throw from Bo Nix to Seth Williams, that Williams breaks a tackle on and takes it to the house, gets Williams his second touchdown of the day. Williams catches the two point conversion. Brutal for Ole Miss.
5:43 4Q: Ole Miss 28 – Auburn 27
Jerrion Ealy punches in a five yard rush to cap a long Ole Miss touchdown drive. The Rebels have taken their second lead of the game.
10:12 4Q: Auburn 27 – Ole Miss 21
Bo Nix made a really impressive third down play to extend the drive before Tank Bigsby did more Tank Bigsby things. That kid is good. Special teams continue to bite Auburn in the butt, as they bobble the snap on the PAT.
0:36 3Q: Ole Miss 21 – Auburn 21
Matt Corral takes a sack on 3rd and 5 to end the Ole Miss drive and force a punt.
2:57 3Q: Ole Miss 21 – Auburn 21
The Ole Miss defense didn't get a fourth straight stop. Seth Williams makes an incredible catch on a 3rd and 4 deep with a jump ball reception that the Tigers punch in one play later.
7:09 3Q: Ole Miss 21 – Auburn 14
Rebel tight end Kenny Yeboah has entered the chat. On a great play design from Ole Miss, the motioning Yeboah is left wide open for a 60-yard reception. Ole Miss scores the next play on a Corral keeper.
Sub-plot: The Ole Miss defense has made three consecutive stops.
9:49 3Q: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 14
John Rhys Plumlee got a drive for Ole Miss. They didn't get a first down. Ole Miss tried a fake FG that didn't work at all. Brutal. Why Corral wasn't in there is baffling.
11:28 3Q: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 14
The Ole Miss defense has made two straight stops. Auburn long snapper sails the snap over the punter's head and Ole Miss has great field position.
HALF: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 14
0:46 2Q: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 14
Ole Miss gets a massive defensive stop with Auburn on the Rebel 45. With Auburn gets the ball to start the second half, preventing them from doubling up there was massive.
3:35 2Q: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 14
Kiffin sticks with Matt Corral and the offense on a 4th and 5 from midfield. Corral and Elijah Moore connect for the 4th conversion that eventually leads to an Ole Miss score. We got vintage Corral on that drive.
9:11 2Q: Auburn 14 – Ole Miss 7
The Auburn running game has been really effective thus far. They already have 120 rushing yards on the game. Bo Nix punches this one in with his legs to take the lead again.
13:46 2Q: Auburn 7 – Ole Miss 7
Ole Miss used both Matt Corral and John Rhys Plumlee on that drive. Plumlee moved the ball well down the field with his legs then Ole Miss ran the 'Matt Corral throws to Elijah Moore for 6' play that tends to work a lot.
2:17 1Q: Auburn 7 – Ole Miss 0
Longgggg drive by Auburn results in a touchdown from freshman Tank Bigsby. Ole Miss can't even begin to consider stopping the Auburn run to this point. Six rushes for 44 yards for Bigsby on the drive.
8:10 1Q: Ole Miss 0 – Auburn 0
A long, productive, consistent Ole Miss drives ends with Matt Corral throwing an interception in the end zone.
12:48 1Q: Ole Miss 0 – Auburn 0
Ole Miss forces their own three and out. Really good start from the Rebel front seven, particularly Sam Williams who was in the backfield two of the three plays that drive.
14:11 1Q: Ole Miss 0 – Auburn 0
The Rebels open the game by running the exact same play twice. It got a total of zero yards so that's not a great start. Three and out takes less than one minute off the clock.
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