Postgame Notes vs. Texas A&M
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TEXAS A&M 31, OLE MISS 24
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium - Oxford, Miss.
Nov. 18, 2017

 SERIES INFORMATION
• Saturday's meeting was the 10th all-time between Ole Miss and Texas A&M.
• Texas A&M now leads the all-time series against Ole Miss 7-3.
• Texas A&M now leads 3-1 in games played in Oxford.
• Ole Miss had won three straight games against Texas A&M prior to tonight's loss.

 CAPTAINS
C.J. Hampton (DB), A.J. Moore (DB), Sean Rawlings (OL), Jordan Wilkins (RB).

 GENERAL NOTES
• Attendance for tonight's game was 55,880.
• The Rebels will wrap up the 2017 season on Thanksgiving day as the Rebels take on Mississippi State. Kick is slated for 6:30 p.m and will be televised on ESPN.

 OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss tallied 202 yards rushing as a team, it's second straight such performance and third 200-yard game of the season.
• Senior RB Jordan Wilkins had a career-high 19 carries for a season-high 147 yards.
• It marked the fifth time this season Wilkins has surpassed the 100-yard mark.
• The 13 second scoring drive during the second quarter was Ole Miss' fastest scoring drive of the season ... It was the third one-play TD drive this season.
• WR A.J. Brown led Ole Miss with seven catches for 70 yards and one touchdown.
• Brown now has 10 receiving touchdowns on the season is tied for second all-time on Ole Miss' single season charts, one behind Laquon's Treadwell's 11 TDs in 2015.
• Brown is now at 1,085 yards receiving for the season and is just 68 yards shy of tying Laquon Treadwell's 1,153 yards in 2015.
• QB Jordan Ta'amu completed 19-of-34 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns ... It was the first time in Ta'amu's four career starts that he didn't surpass the 300-yard passing mark.
• WR Braylon Sanders hauled in his first career touchdown.

 DEFENSIVE NOTES
• The 119 rushing yards allowed by the Ole Miss defense were the lowest this season.
• Senior LB Tayler Polk led the Rebel defense with a career-high 12 tackles.
• LB DeMarquis Gates recorded 11 tackles.
• Gates leads the team with 101 tackles this season and becomes the first Rebel to reach the 100-tackle mark since Patrick Willis did it in 2006.
• Gates recorded double-digit tackles for the sixth time this season.
• DB Myles Hartsfield recorded his first career interception with a pick during the second quarter.
• NT Benito Jones tallied a career-high in both tackles (7) and tackles for loss (2.5).
• Sophomore DT Austrian Robinson had a career-high seven tackles, including a .5 TFL.

 SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Senior Gary Wunderlich's moved into a tie with Jonathan Nichols (2001-04) for the top spot in field goals made in a career (63) by an Ole Miss kicker.
• Wunderlich currently sits at 343 career points, just one point shy of tying the Ole Miss career record in both points scoring and points kicking.
• Wunderlich became Ole Miss' career leader in PATs attempted (158), passing Jonathan Nichols mark of 157.
• Wunderlich is just one PAT shy of becoming Ole Miss' career leader in PATS made.
 

 

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