Ole Miss v. Auburn Postgame Notes

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Oct. 13, 2012

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POSTGAME NOTES
AUBURN GAME - 10/13/12

SERIES INFORMATION
• Today’s meeting was the 37th all-time between Ole Miss and Auburn dating back to 1928 ... Auburn now leads the all-time series 27-10 ... Ole Miss beat the Tigers for the first time since 2008.

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

GENERAL NOTES
• Today’s attendance was 57,068. Ole Miss has topped 50,000 in attendance all five games at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium this year.
• Ole Miss is now 4-3 on the season ... The Rebels were 2-5 after seven games last year and 3-4 in 2010.
• This was Ole Miss’ first SEC win since beating Kentucky 42-35 on Oct. 2, 2010.
• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 625-489-35 (.559 winning percentage).
• This was the 85th Homecoming game at Ole Miss dating back to 1924 ... The Rebels are now 68-15-2 (.812 winning percentage) in Homecoming games and have won 14 of their last 16.
• The Rebels are now 4-0 this year when they score first.
• Ole Miss went into halftime tied 17-17 for the second straight game.
• Ole Miss won the coin toss for the fifth time this year. The Rebels have won four of those five games.

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• With 229 points this season, Ole Miss has surpassed last year’s total of 193. Coming into the game, the Rebels had already surpassed last year’s total for wins and touchdowns.
• The Rebels’ 41 points were the most in an SEC game since they beat Kentucky 42-35 in 2010.
• It was Ole Miss’ most points against Auburn since a 45-21 win in 1992.
• Sophomore QB Bo Wallace had touchdowns by rushing, passing and receiving in the game ... He reached the end zone on his first career reception, a 25-yarder on a halfback pass from Randall Mackey ... He had two rushing touchdowns, the first Rebel QB to do that since Jeremiah Masoli against LSU in 2010.
• Ole Miss completed a pass to nine different receivers, second-most in a game this year.
• With 137 rushing yards, junior RB Jeff Scott posted his third 100-yard rushing game of the season and the sixth of his career ... He finished one yard shy of his career high.
• Scott’s 207 all-purpose yards were seven shy of his career high.
• Scott’s 70 receiving yards were a career high, and his 55-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter was the longest reception of his career.
• Ole Miss committed no turnovers for the first time this season.
• With 451 total offensive yards, Ole Miss recorded at least 450 for the fifth time in seven games.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss scored its first defensive touchdown of the season on a first-quarter fumble recovery by sophomore DE C.J. Johnson.
• Junior LB Mike Marry made his first career interception late in the fourth quarter to seal the Rebel victory.
• Sophomore FS Cody Prewitt led the team with nine tackles (six solo).

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• With 11 points in the game (2-2 FGs, 5-5 PATs), senior K Bryson Rose moved into fifth place on the all-time Ole Miss list for points by a kicker (189) ... He also moved into third place all-time with 93 career PATs.

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