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Nix, Williams lead Auburn to win vs Ole Miss

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix directed two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, capped by a 42-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 1:11 left, to lift the Tigers to a 35-28 comeback win over Mississippi on Saturday. “Bo (Nix) and Seth (Williams) have a special bond,” Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. “It was down to the end and that’s the way this series…

Harris is SEC Player of the Week, Alabama reacts to Ole Miss and Georgia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama football’s Najee Harris was selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Harris’ first this season. Offensive Player of the Week Najee Harris The senior running back turned in a career effort with 248 all-purpose yards against Ole Miss Rushed for program-high tying and career-best five touchdowns…

No. 2 Alabama beats Ole Miss 63-48 in record SEC outburst

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Najee Harris ran for 206 yards and five touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Mississippi and former Crimson Tide assistant Lane Kiffin 63-48 on Saturday night in the highest-scoring Southeastern Conference regulation game ever. Matt Corral passed for 365 yards for Ole Miss and the Rebels put up 647 yards on the Tide. The teams combined…

Kickoff for Alabama-Ole Miss Game Delayed Due to Hurricane Delta

The Southeastern Conference has announced that the kickoff time for the Alabama at Ole Miss football game on Saturday will be delayed due to Hurricane Delta. The kickoff will be 6:30PM CDT in Oxford, Mississippi. The game was originally scheduled to start at 5PM. It’s hoped the delay will allow for better weather conditions. The game will be televised by…

Auburn escapes Oxford with Double Overtime win against Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — It was so wild Auburn coach Bruce Pearl called it the craziest game he had seen in a long time. When it finally ended, the Tigers had a hard-fought victory. Barely. Isaac Okoro converted a big three-point play with 1:41 left in the second overtime, and No. 17 Auburn topped Mississippi 83-82 on Tuesday night. Okoro had 14…

Hugh Freeze Resigns as Ole Miss Football Coach

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze’s resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. The Rebels had a quick rise under Freeze, recruiting at a high level and reaching an apex with a Sugar Bowl victory over Oklahoma…

Patterson wows in debut, Ole Miss rallies to beat A&M 29-28

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Shea Patterson threw for 338 yards and two touchdowns in his debut and Gary Wunderlich made a 39-yard field goal with 37 seconds left to lift Mississippi past No. 10 Texas A&M, 29-28 on Saturday night. The Rebels pulled the redshirt off Patterson, the highly regarded recruit, to start in place of Chad Kelly, who…

NCAA penalizes Ole Miss women’s basketball, track

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The NCAA has penalized Mississippi for violations in its women’s basketball and track programs and placed the athletic department on probation through 2019. The ruling by the committee on infractions Friday also includes show-cause penalties for several coaches involved with the two sports, including a two-year penalty for former women’s basketball coach Adrian Wiggins. The NCAA…

Mississippi LB DeMarquis Gates out for Memphis game

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi linebacker DeMarquis Gates will not play against Memphis on Saturday night. The school didn’t give a reason why Gates, who leads the team with 30 tackles this season, isn’t playing. A school spokesman said coach Hugh Freeze would address the situation after the game. The 6-foot-2, 211-pound junior has been a mainstay on defense since…

Tide preps for SEC schedule opener with Ole Miss Saturday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The University of Alabama football team put in a 90-minute session in shells on Monday afternoon outdoors on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in preparation for this weekend’s Southeastern Conference opener against No. 19/17 Ole Miss. The Crimson Tide’s first practice of the new week focused on planning and preparation for an Ole Miss passing game that…