GAMEDAY Open Live Thread: Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss
The Vanderbilt Commodores (1-3, 0-2 in SEC) visit the Ole Miss Rebels (2-3, 1-1 SEC) tonight here at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in a key inter-divisional SEC battle where both squads need a win.
For the Commodores, it might not be a must win scenario here tonight, but it makes it difficult to see how they would get to six wins after a loss against the Rebels.
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FINAL SCORE PREDICTION: Ole Miss 31 Vanderbilt 28
Captains: Ke'Shawn Vaugh, Kalijah Lipscomb and Jared Pinkney
Vanderbilt wins toss, defers.
Ole Miss to receive.
Kickoff touchback. Ole Miss from their own 25.
Plumlee at QB for Ole Miss.
Plumlee carries for 54 yards on second offensive play.
Three consecutive tackles for loss from Vanderbilt defense brings up 4th and 23 and Rebels FG try.
Luke Logan FG good from 41 yards away. Ole Miss lead 3-0.
Vanderbilt returns kick for 6 yards from the 2 to the 7 yard line.
Vanderbilt 1st and 10 from their 7.
Three and out for Commodores.
Plumlee 33 yd TD run puts Ole Miss ahead 10-0 following Luke Logan made PAT.
Agreesive playcall as Vandy converts on 4th and 1 with Neal on QB sneak.
Second 4th and 1 conversion for Vanderbilt on this drive.
Personal foul on Ole Miss gets Vanderbilt across mid-field for the first time to the Rebels 41.
Drive stalls and Commodores forced to punt, Neal punt into the end zone, net 21 yards.
End of 1st Quarter, Plumlee 8 carries for 113 yards rushing and one touchdown.
Ole Miss 10 Vanderbilt 0
Neal to Kalijah Lipscomb for 53 yards to the Ole Miss 10 yard line.
Vaughn flagged for Unsportsman-Like Conduct. Penalty takes the ball back to the Ole Miss 25.
Neal 16 yard run sets up Fg try.
Ryley Guay 22 yd FG is good.
Ole Miss 10 Vanderbilt 3
Ole Miss drive stalls at their own 44, forced to punt. Punt out of bounds at Vandy 18.
Vandy drive stalls as Neal sacked for 8 yard loss on a 3rd and 1 play in the shotgun.
Ole Miss 3 and out and puts to Vanderbilt. Commodores ball at their own 46.
Vanderbilt drives to the Rebels 26 yard line to set up a 43 yard Ryley Guay field goal as the half expired. Ole Miss 10 Vanderbilt 6.
Vanderbilt starts the first drive of the second half from their own 25 after a touchback on the kickoff.
Drive stalls at the 40 and they are forced to punt.
Ole Miss takes over at their 19 yard line.
Plumlee rushes for 3 yard gain.
Jerrion Ealy goes 7 yards for the Ole Miss touchdown to extend their lead to 17-6 after the PAT conversion that was good.
Vanderbilt takes over at their own 254 after touchback.
Cam Johnon 11 yard reception.
Ke"shawn Vaughn 17 yard run.
Vandrbilt drive stalls, forced to punt from the Ole Miss 41.
Ole Miss takes over at their own 8 after the 33 yard Harrison Smith punt.
Snoop Connor 84 yard touchdown run to extend Ole Miss lead to 24-6 after PAT conversion.
Teams exchange punts.
Vandy first down from their own 20 yard line.
Three and out and Harrison Smith punts for Vanderbilt. Ole Miss takes over at their own 35 yard line after a 48 yard punt.
Ole Miss forced to punt and Deuce Wallace enters the game at quarterback for Vanderbilt.
Drive stalls after one first down, Smith punts again.
It's a puntfest in Oxford as the teams continue to exchange punts as the clock continues to tick down. Still 9:25 left in this one.
Ole Miss driving again after Plumlee finds Jaden Jackson to the Vandy 36with 7:21 left.
Ole Miss with a 24 yd Phillips TD run to push lead to 31-6.
Ole Miss has rushed for over 400 yards tonight, first time they have goen over that mark versus an SEC opponent since 1979, against VANDERBILT!
FINAL SCORE OLE MISS 31 VANDERBILT 6.