Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas Postgame Notes

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Sept. 1, 2012

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SERIES INFORMATION
•Today’s meeting was the first between the two schools.

CAPTAINS
(All Seniors): Ferbia Allen (TE), Randall Mackey (RB), Mike Marry (LB) and Bryson Rose (K)

FIRST-TIME STARTERS (6)
Offense: Emmanuel McCray (LT), Pierce Burton (RT), Bo Wallace (QB)
Defense: Issac Gross (NT), Denzel Nkemdiche (Stinger), Dehendret Collins (Huskie)

DEBUTS (19)
Abdul Bangura (DB), Justin Bell (OL), Jim Broadway (P), Chief Brown (DB), Quintavius Burdette (DB), Pierce Burton (OL), Tanner Burns (DB), Dehendret Collins (DB), Louis Covington (DB), Trae Elston (DB), Issac Gross (DT), Will Martin (LB), I’Tavius Mathers (RB), Denzel Nkemdiche (LB), Nathan Noble (K), Nicholas Parker (RB), Bo Wallace (QB), Jaylen Walton (RB), Channing Ward (DE)

GENERAL NOTES
•Today’s attendance was 50,554.
• This game marked the kickoff of the 118th season of football at Ole Miss and the first under head coach Hugh Freeze. The Rebels now boast an all-time record of 622-486-35 (.559 winning percentage).
• The Rebels are now 87-26-5 all-time in season openers (.759 winning percentage) and have taken 14 of the last 17.
• The Rebels are now 6-1 against Division I FCS opponents since the NCAA adopted its current format in 2007.
• Ole Miss is now 39-9 in its last 48 non-conference games in Oxford and has won 12 of the last 15.

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss’ 49 points were the most scored in a game since putting 55 on the board against Fresno State in 2010.
• The Rebels’ 565 total offensive yards were the most since Fresno State in 2010 (578) and their 330 passing yards were the most since Arkansas in 2009 (332).
• Sophomore QB Bo Wallace made his Rebel debut as the starting signal caller and passed for 264 yards on 20-of-24 attempts with two TDs and an interception. He also was the Rebels’ leading rusher with 82 yards on 13 carries and a TD on the ground.
• Junior QB Barry Brunetti recorded his first two touchdowns as a Rebel with an 11-yard pass to Jamal Mosley and an 11-yard run of his own, both in the fourth quarter.
• Sophomore WR Donte Moncrief recorded his first career game with 100 receiving yards, catching eight passes for 104 yards and a TD.
• Junior WR Philander Moore caught his first touchdown as a Rebel on a 25-yard reception from Bo Wallace in the fourth quarter.
• Freshman RB Jaylen Walton ran in a 10-yard touchdown on his first career touch in the first quarter.
• Senior TE Jamal Mosley posted career highs with four catches and 79 receiving yards and caught the second touchdown of his career with an 11-yard reception from Barry Brunetti in the fourth quarter.
• Junior WR Korvic Neat posted career highs with six catches for 75 yards.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Redshirt freshman LB Denzel Nkemdiche made his Rebel debut and led all tacklers with eight tackles. Junior DB Dehendret Collins also made his debut and had seven tackles and a pass break-up.
• Junior DB Frank Crawford picked off the first pass of his career in the fourth quarter.
• Senior E.J. Epperson earned the start at defensive end after spending the first three years of his Rebel career on the offensive side of the ball.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Freshman Nathan Noble made his Rebel debut as the kickoff specialist, and senior Jim Broadway made his Rebel debut as the punter. Both are non-scholarship members of the Ole Miss team.

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