Postgame Notes: Ole Miss at Vanderbilt
Nov. 19, 2016

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Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 38, Ole Miss 17 - 11/19/16

SERIES INFORMATION

• This was the 91st meeting between the two teams ... The Rebels now lead 50-39-2 all-time.

• Vanderbilt snapped the Rebels’ three-game winning streak in the series.

CAPTAINS

(All seniors): Fadol Brown (DE), Robert Conyers (OL), Evan Engram (TE), Issac Gross (DT)

FIRST-TIME STARTERs (1)

Defense: Jaylon Jones (CB)

GENERAL NOTES

• Attendance at Vanderbilt Stadium was 27,763.

• Six true freshmen have now started a game this year, tied for second-most of any team in the country.

• This was the Rebels’ first game against an unranked SEC opponent this year.

• The Rebels scored first for the 10th time in 11 games.

• After not trailing at the half in the first nine games of the year, Ole Miss has trailed at halftime in two straight games.

• The Rebels fall to 34-10 under Freeze when they score first.

• Ole Miss is now 2-19 under Freeze when its opponent scores 30 or more points.

• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 660-510-35 (.562 winning percentage) and a 39-24 record under Freeze (.619 winning percentage).

OFFENSIVE NOTES


 

 

Shea Patterson made his second straight start to become the first true freshman QB to start multiple games in school history.

• Patterson finished 20 of 42 passes for 222 yards with two TDs and no INTs, adding 32 rushing yards on 13 attempts.

• Senior TE Evan Engram led all players with six catches and 102 receiving yards, including a 38-yard TD ... His eight TD catches this season are tied for the most by an Ole Miss TE with Butch Veazey (1972) and Barney Poole (1947).

• This was Engram’s fourth 100-yard game of the season (T-4th in school history) and seventh of his career (4th in school history).

• Engram moved past Willie Green (1986-89) into fifth place on the Ole Miss career receiving yards chart with 2,320.

• Engram moved into a tie with Mike Wallace (2005-08) into sixth place on the Ole Miss career TD catches chart with 15.

• Senior RB Akeem Judd had 97 all-purpose yards (63 rushing, 34 receiving) and a 21-yard TD catch, his first career score through the air and 10th overall score as a Rebel.

DEFENSIVE NOTES

• Senior LB Rommel Mageo led the team with eight tackles.

• Senior DE Fadol Brown had four tackles with 2.0 TFLs and a sack ... In the last three games he has 24 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and 1.5 sacks.

• Senior DT D.J. Jones also added a sack, his second of the season.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES

• Junior K/P Gary Wunderlich made his only FG attempt, a 23-yarder to give Ole Miss an early 3-0 lead ... His 20 FGs are tied for second-most in a season in school history.

• Senior Carlos Davis racked up a career-high 160 all-purpose yards, returning five kickoffs for 137 yards (27-yard average) and one punt for 23 yards.

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