Ole Miss vs. Louisiana Tech Postgame Notes

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Nov. 12, 2011

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OLE MISS POSTGAME NOTES

SERIES INFORMATION
• This game marked the 10th all-time meeting between Ole Miss and Louisiana Tech. The Rebels hold an 8-2 lead in the all-time series and had won three in
a row. The only other loss to the Bulldogs was a 7-6 setback in 1946. Ole Miss won the first five meetings in 1911, 1913, 1937, 1938 and 1945. The Rebels
won the last meeting 24-0 in 2007 and had won all nine games in the series played in Oxford.

CAPTAINS
(All Seniors): Enrique Davis (RB), Derrick Herman (WR), Kentrell Lockett (DL), and Bradley Sowell (OL).

FIRST-TIME STARTERS
(Offense): Vince Sanders (WR); Defense: C.J. Johnson (DE).

GAME NOTES
• Ole Miss star ted six true freshmen in today’s game: Offense - Donte Moncrief (WR) and Aaron Morris (OL); Defense - Serderius Bryant (LB), Senquez
Golson (CB), C.J. Johnson (DE) and Cody Prewitt (SS). Nine different true feshmen have star ted at least one game for the Rebels this season.

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Senior Brandon Bolden caught a 34-yard touchdown pass in the first quar ter for his first receiving score of the year and his 33rd career TD, which is sec-
ond on the Ole Miss career list and just eight TDs behind Deuce McAllister’s school record of 41 scores. Bolden finished the game with two catches for a sea-
son-high 66 receiving yards. He also rushed 14 times for 46 yards and finished with 112 all-purpose yards.
• Freshman wideout Donte Moncrief caught four passes for 57 yards He is just two shy of Mike Espy’s Ole Miss freshman record of 465 receiving yards set in
2002. Moncrief is also just one reception away from Espy’s record of 30 catches set the same season.
• Quar terback Randall Mackey threw a touchdown pass in his four th-straight game. He has seven TD passes on the season.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• Senior defensive end Kentrell Lockett posted a career-best eight tackles with six solo stops. He also recorded 1.0 TFL.
• Freshman C.J. Johnson recorded a career-best nine solo tackles. He also tallied 1.0 TFL and forced a fumble in his first career star t.
• Freshman Serderius Bryant posted eight tackles including five solo stops.
• Freshman Senquez Golson intercepted his first career pass in the four th quar ter. The Rebels have picked off nine passes this season after intercepting just
six passes all of last year.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Junior Bryson Rose missed a 36-yard field goal in the first quar ter that snapped a streak of 17 consecutive field goals dating back to last season, which
was one shy of the SEC record and was the nation’s longest active streak.
• Junior punter Tyler Campbell downed two punts inside the 20-yard line. He entered the game sixth in the nation with 21 punts down inside in the 20-yard
line.

LOUISIANA TECH POSTGAME NOTES

Louisiana Tech is 0-2 this season when the opponent scores first. Ole Miss drew first blood with a Brandon Bolden touchdown pass from Randall Mackey to score first in the game.

Matt Nelson’s two field goals give him 38 for his career, ranking seventh in school history.

Matt Nelson’s one point after touchdown gives him 112 for his career, ranking fifth in school history.

With the win, Louisiana Tech has now won two games against SEC opponents in the last four years (2008 vs. Mississippi State, 2011 at Ole Miss).

Chad Boyd returned a fumble 33 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter marking the first time Louisiana Tech has returned a fumble for a touchdown since Carlin Thomas returned a fumble 32 yards for a score at Oklahoma State on Sept. 8, 2001.

Javontay Crowe recorded his first “Pick-Six” of his career, a 26-yard interception return.

Louisiana Tech recorded its fourth interception return of the season, a mark that ranks fourth in the nation.

Louisiana Tech now has a +9 turnover margin for the 2011 season and a +13 turnover margin during the team’s winning streak.

Taulib Ikharo caught a touchdown pass from Colby Cameron for his second touchdown catch o f the season.

Ole Miss now leads the all-time series against Louisiana Tech 8-2. All 10 games in the series have been played in Oxford, Miss. It was Tech’s first win against Ole Miss since 1946.

Rickey Courtney made his first appearance in a game for Louisiana Tech. He finished the game with two carries for three yards.

Matt Broha was credited with a sack early in the third quarter. He now has 20.5 career sacks, ranking second all-time at Louisiana Tech.

Tech held Ole Miss below its season team rushing average. This marks the 10th straight game this season that Tech has held its opponent under its rushing average.

Hunter Lee rushed for 127 yards on 24 carries, marking his second 100-yard rushing performance of the season.

Tech becomes bowl eligible with the victory. Tech has two games left (at Nevada Nov. 19 and vs. New Mexico State Nov. 26).



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