Ole Miss vs. Alabama Postgame Notes

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Sept. 30, 2012

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SERIES INFORMATION
• Today’s meeting was the 60th all-time between Ole Miss and Alabama ... The Crimson Tide now leads the series 46-9-2 (Ole Miss has one win by forfeit, Alabama had
three of its wins vacated).

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

FIRST-TIME STARTER (1)
Offense: Philander Moore (WR)

GENERAL NOTES
• Today’s attendance at Bryant-Denny Stadium was 101,821.
• Ole Miss led Alabama 7-6, becoming the first team to hold a lead against the Crimson Tide this season.
• Ole Miss is now 3-2 on the season. The Rebels were 2-3 after five games last year.
• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 624-488-35 (.559 winning percentage).
• The Rebels are now 30-46-3 all-time in SEC openers and have dropped nine straight.
• Ole Miss is now 0-2 against ranked opponents this year ... The Rebels move to 0-9 all-time against the nation’s top-ranked team.
• Ole Miss lost the coin toss for the second time this year (also lost the coin toss in the Texas game).

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Junior RB Jeff Scott’s second-quarter touchdown run gives him four scores in the last three games.
• Sophomore WR Vince Sanders caught a career-high seven passes for a career-high 46 receiving yards.
• Senior RB Randall Mackey scored his third rushing TD of the season on his first carry of the game.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Redshirt-freshman LB Denzel Nkemdiche posted a career-high 11 tackles, including three for loss, and forced two fumbles.
• Sophomore FS Cody Prewitt posted a career-high 13 tackles.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Both freshman Nathan Noble and senior Bryson Rose kicked off in this game.
• Junior Philander Moore registered the longest punt return of his career with a 10-yard return.

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