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#24 LSU 40, OLE MISS 24
Oct. 21, 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 194 kickoff return yards by sophomore Jaylon Jones were the second-most in a game in school history.
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