Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Wofford
Sept. 10, 2016

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POSTGAME NOTES

#18 OLE MISS 38, Wofford 13 - 9/10/16

SERIES INFORMATION

• This was the first all-time meeting between Ole Miss and Wofford.

• The Rebels have won 12 of 13 games games against FCS since 2005, including six straight.

CAPTAINS

(All seniors): Evan Engram (TE), Issac Gross (DT), John Youngblood (DE)

FIRST-TIME STARTERS (2)

Defense: Rommel Mageo (LB), Jalen Julius (CB)

DEBUTS (6)

Octavious Cooley (TE), Jason Pellerin (QB), D’Vaughn Pennamon (RB), Tyler Putman (OL), Austrian Robinson (DT), Jarrion Street (DB)

GENERAL NOTES

• Attendance at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium was 64,232, a school record and biggest college football crowd in state of Mississippi history.


 

 

• Ole Miss improves to 28-5 under Freeze when leading at the half and 30-6 under Freeze when scoring first.

• The Rebels improve their record after a loss under Freeze to 11-7.

• Ole Miss improves to 30-3 under Freeze when it rushes for 150 or more yards in a game.

• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 656-505-35 (.563 winning percentage) and a 35-19 record under Freeze (.648 winning percentage).

OFFENSIVE NOTES

• Nine different Rebel receivers caught a pass in the game, and five different players scored a touchdown (four receiving, one rushing).

• Senior QB Chad Kelly completed 20 of 27 passes for 219 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

• Freshman WR D.K. Metcalf caught a 10-yard touchdown, his second straight game with a score, before leaving the game with a foot injury.

• Junior WR Markell Pack had three catches for 46 and a TD, his fourth career score.

• Senior RB Akeem Judd led the running backs with 11 carries for 64 yards.

• Redshirt-freshman QB Jason Pellerin made his Ole Miss debut in the game and completed 2 of 3 passes for 23 yards, a TD and an INT, while rushing six times for 27 yards and another TD.

• Freshman WR A.J. Brown had two catches for 15 yards and his first career score.

• Senior WR Quincy Adeboyejo caught one pass for a 6-yard touchdown, his 11th career score.

DEFENSIVE NOTES

• Graduate LB Rommel Mageo made his first start for the Rebels and led the team with eight tackles.

• Freshman S Deontay Anderson added seven tackles in his second career game.

• Sophomore DT Jordan Hebert recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES

• Junior K Gary Wunderlich converted a 40-yard field goal on the Rebels’ opening drive of the game, his first attempt and make of the year.

• Senior DB Carlos Davis returned a kickoff for a career-best 62-yard return.

• Redshirt-freshman WR Van Jefferson saw his first action at punt returner, making one return for 6 yards.

 

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