This season, the Mississippi had many excuses to become a bad football team. But, despite the constant drumbeat of bad news and unfavorable circumstances, the insurgents remained a fairly competitive program.
Now Ole Miss (4-5) has a chance to return to .500, when Saturday at the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium leads Louisiana-Lafayette (4-4) in a game outside the conference.
Vaught–Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Mississippi
Ole miss left with a 38-37 victory over Kentucky last weekend after scoring a touchdown with five seconds left in the transition from Jordan to Taamu to DK. Metcalfe. It was, perhaps, the best moment of the season, which was eclipsed from the start after the post-season ban was imposed, and the sudden resignation of coach Hugh Frise in July.
Ole Miss is the temporary trainer Matt Luke, who managed to keep the program together between all difficulties, said there was still a lot to play during the final weeks of the season. The fifth victory will coincide with the total amount of Ole Miss last season, when the Rebels finished 5-7.
“We learn to win “If you put yourself in a position to win games, you’ll win your share.”
Louisiana-Lafayette won three of its last four games, including a win last week in 19-14 wins over South Alabama. OLE MISS VS ULL: Ole Miss has a 4-0 record against Louisiana-Lafayette, and all four games were played at Oxford. The rebels won the last meeting of 56-15 in 2014.
LEADERS OLE MISS: second year receiver Ole Miss A A.J. Brown leads the SEC with 830 yards, receiving 92.2 yards per game and 5.3 sacks per game. The defensive end of Marquis Haynes has more than 7 bags, which ranks third in the SEC and eleventh nationality.
QB SHUFFLE: Louisiana-Lafayette is one of four FBS schools that have released three different defenders this season. This freshman Levi Lewis made his first appearance in Ragin’s victory “Kajuns” over South Alabama last week. Lewis threw for 110 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran 129 yards.