Ole Miss vs. LSU Postgame Notes

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Oct. 19, 2013

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POSTGAME NOTES
LSU GAME - 10/19/13

SERIES INFORMATION
• Tonight’s meeting was the 102nd all-time between Ole Miss and LSU dating back to 1894 ... The Tigers now lead 58-40-4 overall and 9-7-1 in Oxford, while the Rebels even the series at 3-3 since they started playing for the Magnolia Bowl trophy in 2008.

CAPTAINS
(All Seniors): Tyler Campbell (P), Mike Marry (LB), Emmanuel McCray (OL) and Andrew Ritter (K)

GENERAL NOTES
• This was Ole Miss’ first win over a ranked opponent since beating No. 24 Mississippi State 41-24 last year and the first win over a top-10 foe since beating No. 8 LSU 25-23 in 2009 ... Ole Miss is now 60-143-2 all-time against top-25 teams.
• The 6th-ranked Tigers were the highest ranked team to lose to Ole Miss since No. 4 Florida 31-30 in 2008.
• Tonight’s attendance at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium was 61,160, the ninth-largest in stadium history ... It was the third straight sellout this season.
• Ole Miss has started the season 4-3 for the second straight year.
• This was the second of six straight home games, and the Rebels are now 2-1 in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium this season.
• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 632-495-35 (.559 winning percentage).

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• With 525 total offensive yards, Ole Miss eclipsed 500 for the second time this season (532 vs. Southeast Missouri).
• Ole Miss quarterbacks Bo Wallace and Barry Brunetti completed passes to 10 different receivers for the first time since last year’s Tulane game.
• Junior QB Bo Wallace completed 30 of 39 passes for 346 yards ... It was his third straight 300-yard game ... He passed Archie Manning on the Ole Miss career passing yards list and is now in seventh place with 4,784 yards.
• Junior WR Donte Moncrief caught five passes for 107 yards to eclipse 100 yards for the second time this season ... He is now tied for second in school history with six career 100-yard receiving games (tied with Shay Hodge and Mike Wallace).
• Sophomore RB Jaylen Walton rushed 18 times for a career-high 105 rushing yards and career-high two TDs ... He tied his career high of 184 all-purpose yards that he set last week against Texas A&M.
• Senior QB Barry Brunetti completed 1 of 2 passes for 3 yards and a touchdown ... He now has thrown for three TDs in his last six pass attempts.
• Freshman WR Laquon Treadwell had seven catches (for 43 yards), bringing his Ole Miss freshman record total to 39 receptions.
• Junior TE Nick Parker (from Batesville, USA) grabbed his first career catch, which went for a 3-yard touchdown from Barry Brunetti in the second quarter.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• The Rebels recorded their most interceptions in a game (3) since Tulane last year (3).
• Including the Rebels’ two interceptions at LSU last year, Ole Miss has now picked off five Tiger passes in the last two meetings.
• The Ole Miss D recorded a season-high three sacks.
• Ole Miss held its opponent scoreless in the first half for the second time this year (Southeast Missouri) ... The Rebels are the first team to not allow a first-half point to LSU this season.
• Junior FS Cody Prewitt, who entered the game ranked top 20 nationally in interceptions per game, recorded his team-leading fourth pick of the year.
• Senior CB Charles Sawyer recorded his eighth career interception and is the SEC’s active leader in career picks.
• Sophomore DB Chief Brown led the team with eight tackles and snagged his second career interception.
• Junior DT Lavon Hooks posted his first career sack.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Senior K Andrew Ritter connected on 2 of 3 field-goal attempts, including the game-winning 41-yarder with 2 seconds left on the clock ... Made his seventh straight field goal with a 28-yarder in the first quarter before his 29-yard attempt in the fourth quarter was blocked.

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