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#24 LSU 40, OLE MISS 24
Oct. 21, 2017
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

 SERIES INFORMATION
• Saturday's meeting was the 106th all-time between Ole Miss and LSU dating back to 1894.
• LSU now leads the series 61-41-4 overall and is 10-8-1 in games played in Oxford.
• LSU is Ole Miss' second-most played opponent behind Mississippi State, whom the Rebels will play for the 114th time on Nov. 23.
• Since the rivals started playing for the Magnolia Bowl trophy in 2008, LSU holds a 6-4 edge.

 CAPTAINS
Javon Patterson (OL), DeMarquis Gates (LB)

 GENERAL NOTES
• HC Matt Luke falls to 3-1 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium as Ole Miss head coach.
• Attendance for this tonight's game was 64,067; the most during the 2017 season and the seventh-largest crowd ever at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
• The Rebels will host Arkansas next weekend, Oct. 28, at either 11 a.m., in its third home game of a three-game stretch.

 OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Junior QB Jordan Ta'amu completed 7-of-11 passes for 78 yards. He also ran for 20 yards on three carries.
• Sophomore TE Dawson Knox tallied a career-high in receptions (five).
• Knox also tallied a career-high in receiving yards (72).
• Senior RB Jordan Wilkins led the Ole Miss rushing attack and finished with 86 yards on the ground.
D'Vaughn Pennamon ran for his third career touchdown.
• Sophomore Jaylon Jones had a career-high in all-purpose yards (194) all coming from kickoff return.
• Ole Miss converted a two-point conversion against LSU for the second straight year.

 DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Senior DE Marquis Haynes recorded one sack and added to his modern-era (since 1983) career sacks record (29.0).
• Senior LB DeMarquis Gates tallied the Rebels with 10 tackles. It was the third game this season that Gates has recorded double-digit tackles.
• DT Breeland Speaks tallied a career-high 13 tackles.
• Speaks also had a career-high in sacks (two).
• The three sacks by the Ole Miss defense are the second-most this season.

 SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Senior Gary Wunderlich has now made a field goal in 17 straight games in which he's played. His streak was the longest active in the NCAA, and surpasses Ole Miss kicker Josh Shene's streak of 16-straight back in 2008.
• The 194 kickoff return yards by sophomore Jaylon Jones were the second-most in a game in school history.
 

 

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