Postgame Notes vs. Mississippi State
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Davis Wade Stadium - Starkville, Miss.
Nov. 23, 2017

• Saturday's meeting was the 114th all-time between Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
• Ole Miss now leads the all-time series against Mississippi State 64-44-6 and is 22-14-3 in games played in Starkville.
• This marked the 29th time the series has been played on Thanksgiving ... Ole Miss is now 17-12 in those games, including a 9-4 mark in games played in Starkville.
• It was the fourth Egg Bowl win in the last six seasons for Ole Miss.

A.J. Brown (WR), Benito Jones (DT) D.K. Metcalf (WR), Breeland Speaks (DE), Rod Taylor (OL)

• Attendance for tonight's game was 59,345.
• The Rebels finish the 2017 season 6-6.

• It marked the third game this season that Ole Miss recorded multiple 60-yard touchdown passes, most in the FBS ... The rest of the SEC has one such game.
• The Rebels had a season-high four scoring drives in which it scored a touchdown in three plays or less ... They've now accomplished that feat 15 times this season.
• WR A.J. Brown led Ole Miss with six catches for 167 yards and one touchdown.
• Brown became the single-season Ole Miss record holder in receiving yards with 1,252, passing Laquon Treadwell's mark of 1,153 yards set in 2015.
• Brown tied the single-season record with 11 receiving TDs.
• Brown became just the second Rebel ever to record six 100-yard games in a season.
• Senior RB Jordan Wilkins rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries.
• Wilkins finishes the season with 1,011 yards rushing, becoming just the fifth Rebel to go over the 1,000-yard mark and the first to do so since Dexter McCluster did it in 2010.
• Wilkins season rushing mark of 1,011 is fifth-best all-time on the Ole Miss single-season rushing charts.
• It was the third straight time Wilkins has surpassed the 100-yard mark and the sixth time overall this season.
• Wilkins has rushed for at least one touchdown is seven of his last eight games.
• Freshman WR D.K. Metcalf had 67 yards receiving and one TD ... Metcalf finished the season with seven TD receptions.

• The five turnovers are the most by the Rebels since 2015, when Ole Miss forced five Alabama turnovers.
• The Ole Miss defense tallied two interceptions for the second time this season ... The other time came this year when the Rebels had two INTs at Cal.
• Ole Miss has recorded three or more sacks in six of the last seven games.
• DB Myles Hartsfield recorded his second straight game with an interception.
• DE Marquis Haynes tallied one TFL, topping off his career-leading TFL total at 47.5.
• DB C.J. Moore hauled in his third interception of the season.
• LB DeMarquis Gates led the Rebel defense with 13 tackles ... It marked the seventh time this season he's recorded double-digit tackles.
• Gates finished the season with 114 tackles on the season, the most since Patrick Willis had 137 in 2006.
• For the second straight game, DT Benito Jones recorded a career-high in tackles for loss (2.5).

• Playing in his last game in a Rebel uniform, senior Gary Wunderlich became Ole MIss' career record-hold in multiple categories.
- Career Points Scored: 1st - 350
- Career Points Kicking: 1st - 350
- Career Field Goals Made: 1st - 64
- Career PATs Made: 1st - 158





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