OLE MISS
SCOUTING REPORT

#23/21 Ole Miss Rebels (1-2, 0-1 SEC) vs.
#12/11 Georgia Bulldogs (3-0, 1-0 SEC)
September 24, 2016
Oxford, Miss. / Vaught-Hemingway Stadium


WHAT TO WATCH FOR...
  • At No. 21 in the coaches poll and No. 23 in the AP poll, Ole Miss is ranked for the 36th time in the last 37 rankings.
  • Ole Miss has had close losses vs. No. 4 Florida State (45-34) and No. 1 Alabama (48-43) so far this season, leading by three touchdowns in the first half of both games.
  • Attendance of 66,176 for last week's game vs. Alabama broke the school and state of Mississippi records.
  • The renovated Vaught-Hemingway Stadium includes bowling in of the north end zone to increase capacity to 64,038 (largest stadium in Mississippi), natural grass playing surface (first time since 2002), three new LED video displays, new lights and sound system, and a new south end zone field club.
  • This is the 46th meeting between Ole Miss and Georgia ... The Bulldogs hold a 32-12-1 series lead ... Ole Miss will be looking to snap Georgia's 10-game win streak in the series ... The teams last met in 2012 in Athens ... They played every year from 1966-2002.
  • Ole Miss is 10-14 against ranked teams, 4-10 against top-10 foes and 3-5 vs. top-five foes under Hugh Freeze.
  • Ole Miss plays 10 bowl teams from last year, tied for second-most in the country.
  • Senior QB Chad Kelly leads the SEC with 10 passing touchdowns and 60 points responsible for.
  • Senior TE Evan Engram leads all TEs in the nation with 20 catches and 302 receiving yards.

GAME INFORMATION

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. CT
Location: Oxford, Miss.
Venue: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (64,038)
Surface: Natural Grass
Ole Miss Rankings: 23 (AP), 21 (Coaches)
Georgia Rankings: 12 (AP), 11 (Coaches)
Series: Georgia leads 32-12-1
In Oxford: Georgia leads 10-5
Live Stats: OleMissSports.com
Live Audio: OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates: @OleMissFB MEDIA

TV: ESPN
Play-by-Play: Dave Pasch
Analyst: Greg McElroy
Sideline: Tom Luginbill

RADIO: Ole Miss IMG Network
Play-by-Play: David Kellum
Analyst: Harry Harrison
Sideline/Pre-& Post-Game Host: Richard Cross
Pre-& Post-Game Host: Brett Norsworthy

RADIO: ESPN Radio
Play-by-Play: Bill Rosinksi
Analyst: David Norrie
Sideline: Ian Fitzsimmons

Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Sirius 80/108, XM 80/191

TEAM STATISTICS

OLE MISS OPPONENT CATEGORY GEORGIA OPPONENT
115 106 Total Points 87 75
66 74 First Downs 67 46
19 41 By Rushing 26 20
42 28 By Passing 35 26
5 5 By Penalty 6 0
347 743 Rushing Yards 557 379
92 146 Rushing Attempts 129 96
3.8 5.1 Yards Per Rush 4.3 3.9
115.7 247.7 Rushing Yards Per Game 185.7 126.3
976 649 Passing Yards 699 643
69-110 57-92 Pass Completions-Attempts 55-98 58-99
325.3 216.3 Passing Yards Per Game 233.0 214.3
1323 1392 Total Offense 1256 1022
201 238 Total Offensive Plays 227 195
441.0 464.0 Total Offense Per Game 418.7 340.7
4-3 8-2 Fumbles-Lost 3-3 6-3
16-164 26-227 Penalties-Yards 15-146 24-169

OLE MISS INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Akeem Judd 34 153 4.5 2
Chad Kelly 31 71 2.3 0
Eugene Brazley 9 52 5.8 0
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Chad Kelly 67 106 953 10/3
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Evan Engram 20 302 15.1 2
Damore'ea Stringfellow 12 168 14.0 2
Van Jefferson 12 145 12.1 1
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Gary Wunderlich 7 328 46.9 68
Will Gleeson 4 186 46.5 53
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Carlos Davis 2 10 5.0 7
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Carlos Davis 6 146 24.3 62
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Gary Wunderlich 0 4-4 13-13 25
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Terry Caldwell 11-13 24 -- --
DeMarquis Gates 8-13 21 2.0 2 SACKS
Zedrick Woods 10-8 18 0.5 --
Marquis Haynes 9-6 15 3.0 2 SACKS

SERIES HISTORY

Georgia leads 32-12-1

GEORGIA

Location: Athens, Ga.
Enrollment: 36,130
Nickname: Bulldogs
Founded: 1785
School Colors: Red and Black
Conference: Southeastern Conference
Stadium (Capacity): Sanford Stadium (92,746)
Athletics website: GeorgiaDogs.com
Head Coach: Kirby Smart (Georgia, '98)
Record at Georgia: 3-0 (1 year)
Career Record as a Head Coach: 3-0 (1 year) 2016 BULLDOGS

2015 Record: 10-3
2015 SEC Record: 5-3
2015 Finish: T-Second (East)
2015 Postseason: TaxSlayer Bowl Champions
Lettermen Returning/Lost: 43/28
- Offense: 17/11
- Defense: 24/12
- Specialists: 2/5
Starters Returning/Lost: 17/10
- Offense: 8/3
- Defense: 6/5
- Specialists: 3/2
GEORGIA SCHEDULE

Sept. 3 vs. #22 North Carolina@ W, 33-24
Sept. 10 NICHOLLS W, 26-24
Sept. 17 at Missouri* W, 28-27
Sept. 24 at #21 Ole Miss* 11 a.m.
Oct. 1 TENNESSEE* 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 at South Carolina* TBA
Oct. 15 VANDERBILT* TBA
Oct. 29 vs. Florida*$ TBA
Nov. 5 at Kentucky* TBA
Nov. 12 AUBURN* TBA
Nov. 19 UL LAFAYETTE TBA
Nov. 26 GEORGIA TECH TBA

* SEC game
@ Game played in Atlanta, Ga.
$ Game will be played in Jacksonville, Fla.
HOME GAMES IN CAPS

TOP REBEL PERFORMANCES VS. GEORGIA

Rushing Yards: Benjarvus Green-Ellis, 24-135; 9-30-2006
Passing Yards: John Darnell, 21-31-0-302 (TD); 10-14-1989
Receptions: J.R. Ambrose, 9-74; 10-3-1987
Receiving Yards: Willie Green, 6-161; 10-14-1989
All-Purpose Yards: John Avery, 172; 11-23-1996
Scoring: Tremaine Turner, 12 (2 TDs), 11-9-2002
Kickoff Return Yards: Maurice Flournoy, 110 (4 ret); 11-21-1998

LAST GAME VS. GEORGIA

November 3, 2012 - Athens, Ga. - #6 Georgia 37, Ole Miss 10:

Ole Miss led 10-0 in the first half, but No. 6 Georgia responded with 37 unanswered points as the Rebels fell 37-10 at Sanford Stadium. Bo Wallace threw a 51-yard pass to tight end Ferbia Allen to set up Bryson Rose's 34-yard field goal on the Rebels' opening drive.

GEORGIA INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Nick Chubb 71 365 5.1 3
Brian Herrien 15 106 7.1 1
Isaiah McKenzie 6 56 9.3 1
Sony Michel 12 40 3.3 0
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Jacob Eason 48 87 643 5/2
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Isaiah McKenzie 18 305 16.9 4
Terry Godwin 8 138 17.2 0
Michael Chigbu 6 56 9.3 0
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Marshall Long 15 596 39.7 52
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Isaiah McKenzie 7 71 10.1 55
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Reggie Davis 4 89 24.0 24
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Isaiah McKenzie 5 0-0 0-0 30
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Natrez Patrick 12-8 20 0.5 --
Trenton Thompson 6-9 15 3.5 1 SACK
Roquan Smith 10-4 14 2.0 --
Maurice Smith 7-6 13 -- --

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