Ole Miss vs. Georgia Postgame Notes

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Nov. 3, 2012

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SERIES INFORMATION
• Today’s meeting was the 45th all-time between Ole Miss and Georgia, dating back to 1940.
• Georgia now leads the series 32-12-1 and 18-4-1 in Athens ... The Bulldogs have won 10 straight in the series.

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

GENERAL NOTES
• Today’s attendance was 92,746. This marked the second largest crowd the Rebels have played in front of this year ... Alabama had 101,821 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
• Ole Miss is now 5-4 on the season, 2-3 in the SEC ... After nine games last year, the Rebels were 2-7 and 0-6 in the SEC.
• The Rebels are still one win away from bowl eligibility.
• In No. 6 Georgia, the Rebels faced their third ranked opponent of the year ... The Rebels fell to No. 12 Texas on Sept. 15 and No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 29.
• Ole Miss is now 58-140-2 all-time versus ranked teams.
• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 626-490-35 (.544 winning percentage).
• This marked the Rebels’ first game against an SEC East team this year.
• Ole Miss lost the coin toss for only the third time this year ... The Rebels are 0-3 when they lose the coin toss.
• The Rebels lost for the first time this season when scoring first ... They came into the game 4-0 when scoring first.
• Ole Miss fell to 0-4 when giving up 30 or more points.

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss scored in its only two red zone chances, improving its season mark to 28 of 30 (93.3 percent).
• Sophomore QB Bo Wallace finished the game 16-of-25 for 187 yards with one TD and one interception.
• Senior TE Ferbia Allen notched a career-long 51-yard reception on the Rebels’ first drive of the game ... That set up Bryson Rose’s 34-yard FG to give the Rebels a 3-0 lead early in the game.
• Senior TE Jamal Mosley caught his second touchdown of the season to give the Rebels a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter.
• Sophomore WR Donte Moncrief snapped a 14-game streak with at least one reception, and it marked just the second game of his career to not catch a pass.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss had five sacks, nearly doubling its season average of 2.75 entering the game, which ranked fourth in the SEC.
• Ole Miss shut out the Bulldogs in the first quarter, marking the fourth time this year they’ve held an opponent scoreless in the first quarter.
• Georgia’s first TD of the third quarter marked the first third-quarter touchdown scored against the Rebels since the Texas game (Sept. 15) ... The Rebels had held opponents to just six total points in the third quarter of the previous four games and three against SEC teams.
• Redshirt-freshman LB Denzel Nkemdiche had two forced fumbles in the second quarter bringing his total to four on the year ... He also had two at No. 1 Alabama.
• Sophomore FS Cody Prewitt recorded his second fumble recovery of the year and third of his career.
• Prewitt led the team with 11 tackles, his second double-digit game of the year ... He posted a career-high 13 tackles against Alabama.
• Junior DE Cameron Whigham notched his first career fumble recovery.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Senior K Bryson Rose connected on a 34-yard field goal to give the Rebels an early 3-0 lead with 12:06 in the first quarter ... He finished the game with one field goal and one PAT.
• Senior P Jim Broadway punted eight times for an average of 45.6 average.

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