Postgame Notes vs. Arkansas
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ARKANSAS 38, OLE MISS 37
Arkansas now leads the series 35-28-1 and is 8-5 in games played in Oxford.
Attendance for today's game was 55,684.
The Rebels will travel to Kentucky next weekend, Nov. 4, at 3 p.m.
The Rebels tallied 30 or more first half points for the second time in the last three games (35 vs. Vanderbilt - Oct. 14).
The four rushing touchdowns by Ole Miss were the most this season and the most since last year vs. Memphis (4).
Junior QB Jordan Ta'amu completed 20-of-30 passes for 368 yards, all career-highs and the most passing yards ever by an Ole Miss quarterback making his first career start.
Ta'amu also ran for 76 yards on nine carries.
Ta'amu's 444 yards of total offense (368 passing, 76 rushing) are the fifth-most yards in a single game in Ole Miss history.
The 49-yard by Ta'amu was the longest rush by an Ole Miss QB since Bo Wallace had a 59-yard scamper vs. Auburn (Nov. 1, 2014).
D.K. Metcalf was Ole Miss' leading receiver with four catches for 107 yards.
Sophomore TE Octavious Cooley recorded a career-best two receptions and 49 yards receiving.
Senior RB Jordan Wilkins led the Ole Miss rushing attack, finishing with 118 yards on the ground.
It marked Wilkins' fourth straight game with a rushing TD and the third 100-yard game of the season.
Eric Swinney ran for his second career touchdown.
The Ole Miss defense recorded three or more sacks for the third straight game.
It was the third time this season that the Ole Miss defense forced two or more turnovers.
Senior LB DeMarquis Gates recorded a career-high 15 tackles for the Rebels.
It was the fourth game this season that Gates has recorded double-digit tackles and the fourth time this season he's led Ole Miss in total tackles.
Gates tallied a career-high three tackles for loss.
DB Javien Hamilton tallied his team-best third interception of the season.
Sophomore DB Myles Hartsfield tallied a career-high in tackles (10).
For the second straight game, DT Breeland Speaks tied career-high with two sacks..
Wunderlich moved into second place on the all-time record books in points scored (318), field goals made (308) and PATs made (59).
The three field goals by Wunderlich tied a career-high and was the eighth time in his career he's recorded three FGs in a game.
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