Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Postgame Notes

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Nov. 24, 2012

Recap |  Stats |  Quotes

Ole Miss Postgame Notes Get Acrobat Reader | Mississippi St. Postgame Notes Get Acrobat Reader

POSTGAME NOTES
MISSISSIPPI STATE GAME - 11/24/12

SERIES INFORMATION
• Today’s meeting was the 109th meeting between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, which is the second-most played rivalry in the SEC (behind Georgia-Auburn) ... Ole
Miss now leads the series 61-42-6.
• This was the 85th edition of the Egg Bowl ... Ole Miss now holds a 55-25-5 advantage.
• Ole Miss snapped Mississippi State’s three-game winning streak in the series.

CAPTAINS
(All Seniors): Tanner Burns (DB), H.R. Greer (TE), Jason Jones (DE), Randall Mackey (RB)

GENERAL NOTES
• The Rebels finish the regular season at 6-6 and are bowl eligible for the first time since 2009.
• Tonight’s attendance was 61,005, the second 60K+ game of the year ... The season attendance of 398,462 is the second-highest mark in school history (behind 2002).
• This marked the Rebels’ first win over a ranked opponent since beating No. 18 Oklahoma State in the 2010 Cotton Bowl.
• Ole Miss lost the coin toss for just the fourth time this year ... The Rebels are now 1-3 when they lose the coin toss.
• The Rebels now own an all-time record of 627-492-35 (.558 winning percentage).

OFFENSIVE NOTES
• Ole Miss gained 527 yards of total offense, its third 500-yard game of the year.
• The Rebels gained 233 yards on the ground, their fifth 200-yard game of the year.
• Sophomore WR Donte Moncrief had seven catches for a career-high 173 yards, his second straight game with a career-high receiving yards ... The 173-yard performance
ranks fourth in a game in school history, the most ever against Mississippi State, and the most overall since Eddie Small’s school-record 210 against Vanderbilt in
1993 ... It was Moncrief’s fourth 100-yard receiving game of the season and his career, which ranks him tied for second in school history for a season and tied for fourth
in school history for a career.
• Moncrief tied the school record (held by several others) with three TD catches in the game, with connections from Bo Wallace of 77, 21 and 16 yards.
• Moncrief moved into a tie for the school record with 10 TD catches this season ... Chris Collins also had 10 in 2002 ... Moncrief moved up to fifth place in school history
with 14 career TD grabs.
• Moncrief moved up to third place in school history with 948 receiving yards on the year ... Shay Hodge (1,135 in 2009) and Chris Collins (949 in 2003) are 1-2.
• Moncrief moved up to third place in school history with 60 receptions on the year ... Chris Collins (77 in 2003) and Shay Hodge (70 in 2009) hold the top spots.
• With 334 total offensive yards, sophomore QB Bo Wallace now has 3,206 for the season ... He is the second player in school history to eclipse 3,000 yards in a season
... Eli Manning reached that total twice, in 2002 (3,281) and 2003 (3,572).
• Wallace moved into fourth place in school history for passing yards in a season (2,843), behind Eli Manning’s three full-time seasons as the Rebel QB.
• Wallace’s five touchdown passes in the game is tied for third-most in school history (Eli Manning had six in a game twice).
• Wallace’s touchdown pass to Moncrief for 77 yards was the Rebels’ longest hookup of the year ... The duo had a 75-yard connection against Texas.
• Junior RB Jeff Scott rushed 28 times for 111 yards, his fourth 100-yard effort of the year and seventh of his career.
• Scott moved past Kayo Dottley, Dou Innocent, Freddie Lee Williams and Junie Hovious into 10th place in school history with 2,926 career all-purpose yards ... He
moved past Charlie Flowers into 10th place with 1,788 career rushing yards.

DEFENSIVE NOTES
• The Rebels held Mississippi State to just 1-of-13 on third-down conversions.
• Ole Miss had eight tackles for loss and three sacks in the game ... The Rebels came into the game ranked top 15 nationally in both categories.
• Junior DB Dehendret Collins and redshirt-freshman LB Denzel Nkemdiche both recorded their third interception of the year, which leads the team this season.
• Sophomore DE C.J. Johnson registered 2.0 sacks in the game to increase his team-leading season total to 6.5.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES
• Senior K Bryson Rose made two field goals (43 yards, 41 yards) and all five PATs ... He came into the game leading all SEC players in scoring in league play.
• Rose moves up to third place in school history.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    • Loading Tweets...
      1 second ago
    Blog
    • Golson, Prewitt Headline Pro Day Participants

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Football

      NFL Scouting Combine participants Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt are among 18 former Ole Miss players expected to go through Pro Day workouts in hopes of realizing their professional football dreams. More than 25 representatives from 22 different teams were... read more

    • Both Sides of Ole Miss and the NCAA Tournament Discussion

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      The Ole Miss women's basketball team heads to the 2015 SEC Tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas, having won three of its last four games to finish the regular season with a 17-12 overall and 7-9 SEC record and earn the... read more

    • Johnson Embraces New Role, New Challenges

      Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss welcomes back seven starters from the nation's No. 1 scoring defense, but two of those starters, seniors C.J. Johnson and Mike Hilton, will be starting the spring at different positions, with Johnson at Mike linebacker and Hilton at... read more

    • Quarterback Competition Begins in Earnest

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss began spring practice Tuesday, and for the first time under head coach Hugh Freeze, the Rebels will have a starting quarterback not named Bo Wallace. With the graduation of Wallace, sophomores Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade, as well... read more

    • Freeze, Rebels at SEC Media Days on July 16

      Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Football

      The Southeastern Conference announced today Kickoff '15, its annual football media days, will be held July 13-16, remaining at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. The event will continue to be four days in 2015. The... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Feb. 24-March 2, 2015)

      Monday, March 2, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewFeb. 24-March 2, 2015Track & Field - Ole Miss got SEC titles from Jalen Miller (60m), Daniel Bulmer (mile) and the distance medley relay, and the Rebels achieved their best SEC indoor finish since 1984.... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- March 1

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Athletics

      The calendar turned to March, as the men's and women's basketball teams march toward the SEC Tournament and postseason play. The baseball team faced perhaps its biggest challenge of nonconference play. The softball and men's tennis teams each had another... read more

    • Rebels Look to Add to NCAA Tournament Case

      Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      The numbers and bracket projections may not be in his favor at this point, but head women's basketball coach Matt Insell is selling the NCAA Tournament selection committee on his team passing the eye test, as Ole Miss enters its... read more

    • Kennedy, Rebels Look to Flush LSU Loss

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      BATON ROUGE, La. -- With an opportunity to perhaps lock itself into the NCAA Tournament, or at the very least enhance its resume, Ole Miss lost back-to-back games for the first time all season, falling on the road at LSU... read more

    • Rebels Look to Enhance NCAA Tournament Resume

      Saturday, February 28, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Despite the most recent home loss to Georgia on Wednesday night, Ole Miss remains a team projected to be solidly in the field, as the Rebels put their school record four-game SEC road winning streak on the line when they... read more

    • PHOTOS: Ole Miss Snow Day 2015

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Athletics

      Here's a collection of snow days photos from Ole Miss Athletics Photographer Josh McCoy (@OleMissPix):The Pavillion at Ole Miss in winter! #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissMBB @OleMissWBB pic.twitter.com/nHyhVPlDvG-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix) February 25, 2015 Awweeee.... #SnowDay2015 #WAOM @OleMissSports @OleMissFB pic.twitter.com/R1BDZ0shvS-- OleMissPix (@OleMissPix)... read more

    • VIDEO: The Flagship Football Promo

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Football

      read more

    • Rebels Ready for Rematch with Georgia

      Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      If recent history is any indication, Ole Miss and Georgia are likely to go down to the wire on Wednesday night. Four of the last five meetings over the last three seasons have been decided by five points or less,... read more

    • VIDEO: The Pavilion Time Lapse

      Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      read more

    • Golson, Prewitt Compete at NFL Combine

      Monday, February 23, 2015 - Football

      The defensive backs, including former Ole Miss players Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt, participated in on-field workouts at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine on Monday in Indianapolis. Looking ahead, Ole Miss will hold its annual pro day on March 5... read more