WHAT TO WATCH FOR...
  • Ole Miss is bowl eligible for the third straight season under Hugh Freeze.
  • The Rebels are 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when they went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title.
  • A win over Tennessee would give Ole Miss its second 7-0 start in program history.
  • Ole Miss' No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its highest since being ranked No. 1 in the 1964 preseason poll.
  • Ole Miss is one of six remaining undefeated Division I FBS teams.
  • Ole Miss is allowing 11.8 points per game, which leads the SEC and ranks second nationally.
  • The Ole Miss defense has scored almost as many touchdowns (4) as it has allowed (6) this season.
  • Ole Miss leads the SEC and is tied for second nationally with 12 interceptions.
  • This is the 65th meeting all-time between the Rebels and Volunteers dating back to 1902, and their first meeting since 2010 ... Tennessee holds a 44-19-1 advantage in the series and has won 13 of the last 14 ... Ole Miss is 1-3 all-time in Oxford against the Volunteers.
  • This is the 87th Homecoming game at Ole Miss since 1924 ... The Rebels are 69-15-2 (.814 winning pct.) all-time in Homecoming games and have won 15 of their last 17, including last year's 59-14 win over Idaho ... This is the first time that Tennessee is Ole Miss' homecoming opponent..
GAME INFORMATION
Date: Oct. 18, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. CT
Location: Oxford, Miss.
Venue: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580)
Surface: FieldTurf
Ole Miss Rankings: 3 (AP), 3 (Coaches)
Tennessee Rankings: NR (AP), NR (Coaches)
Series: Tennessee leads 44-19-1
In Oxford: Tennessee leads 3-1
Satellite Radio: Sirius 84, XM 84
Game Notes: Game Notes
Live Stats: OleMissSports.com
Live Audio: OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates: @OleMissFB
MEDIA
TV: ESPN
Play-by-PlayBrad Nessler
AnalystTodd Blackledge
SidelineHolly Rowe
RADIO (OLE MISS NETWORK):
Play-by-PlayDavid Kellum
AnalystHarry Harrison
Sideline/Pre-& Post-Game HostRichard Cross
Pre-& Post-Game HostBrett Norsworthy
Web: OleMissSports.com RebelVision (subscription)
SERIES HISTORY
Tennessee leads 44-19-1
In Oxford: 3-1, Tennessee
In Knoxville: 25-5, Tennessee
In Memphis: 13-10-1, Tennessee
In Jackson, Miss.: 3-3, Tied

Longest Ole Miss Win Streak: 8, 1959-66
Longest Tennessee Win Streak: 12, 1902-35; 1984-2005

Largest Margin of Victory: 38 (38-0), 1969 in Jackson Largest Margin of Defeat: 49 (49-0), 1922 in Knoxville

OLE MISS OPPONENT CATEGORY TENNESSEE OPPONENT
214 71 Total Points 168 115
142113 First Downs 119101
50 42 By Rushing 42 53
82 60 By Passing 69 47
10 11 By Penalty 8 1
879 680 Rushing Yards 658 937
228 209 Rushing Attempts 222 238
3.9 3.3 Yards Per Rush 3.0 3.9
146.5 113.3 Rushing Yards Per Game 109.7 156.2
1771 1163Passing Yards 1427 961
135-197 131-219 Pass Completions-Attempts 146-234 99-173
295.2 193.8 Passing Yards Per Game 237.8 160.2
26501843 Total Offense 2085 1898
425 428 Total Offensive Plays 456 411
441.7307.2 Total Offense Per Game 347.5 316.3
8-4 7-4 Fumbles-Lost 8-5 11-5
38-305 39-334 Penalties-Yards 25-167 36-300
OLE MISS
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Jaylen Walton 49 287 5.9 3
I'Tavius Mathers 37 174 4.7 2
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Bo Wallace 124 181 1700 15/6
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Laquon Treadwell 30 415 13.8 4
Vince Sanders 22 316 14.4 3
Cody Core 21 333 15.9 4
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Will Gleeson 23 102 44.4 70
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Markell Pack 8 47 5.9 24
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Jaylen Walton 3 101 33.7 40
Mark Dodson 3 92 30.7 54
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Andrew Fletcher 0 3-6 21-22 30
Jaylen Walton 5 0-0 0-0 30
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Tony Conner 18-18 364.5 1 INT
Mike Hilton 23-11 34 2.5 6 PBU
Cody Prewitt 25-732 3.5 2 INT
Trae Elston 16-10 26 0.0 1 INT
SERIES HISTORY 1902-1975
YearSiteScore
1902 Memphis L, 10-11
1922 Knoxville L, 0-49
1923 Knoxville L, 0-10
1927 Knoxville L, 7-21
1928 Knoxville L, 12-13
1929 Knoxville L, 7-52
1930 Knoxville L, 0-27
1931 Knoxville L, 0-38
1932 Knoxville L, 0-33
1933 Knoxville L, 6-35
1934 Knoxville L, 0-27
1935 Memphis L, 13-14
1936 Memphis T, 0-0
1938 Memphis L, 0-47
1942 Memphis L, 0-14
1944 Memphis L, 7-20
1945 Memphis L, 0-34
1946 Memphis L, 14-18
1947 Memphis W, 43-14
1948 Memphis W, 16-13
1949 Memphis L, 7-35
1950 Knoxville L, 0-35
1951 Oxford L, 21-45
1956 Knoxville L, 7-27
1957 Memphis W, 14-7
1958 Knoxville L, 16-18
1959 Memphis W, 37-7
1960 Knoxville W, 24-3
1961 Memphis W, 24-10
1962 Knoxville W, 19-6
1963 Memphis W, 20-0
1964 Knoxville W, 30-0
1965 Memphis W, 14-13
1966 Knoxville W, 14-7
1967 Memphis L, 7-20
1968 Knoxville L, 0-31
1969 Jackson W, 38-0
1972 Knoxville L, 0-17
1973 Jackson W, 28-18
1974 Memphis L, 17-29
1975 Memphis W, 23-6
TENNESSEE
Location Knoxville, Tenn.
Enrollment 27,523
Nickname Volunteers
Founded 1794
School Colors Orange and White
Conference Southeastern (East)
Stadium (Capacity) Neyland Stadium (102,455)
Athletics website UTSports.com
Head Coach Butch Jones (Ferris State, '90)
Record at UT 8-10 (2nd year)
Career Record as a Head Coach 58-37 (7th year)
2014 VOLS
2013 Record 5-7
2013 SEC Record 2-6
2013 Finish 6th SEC East
2013 Postseason None
Starters Returning/Lost 10/15
Offense 5/6
Defense 5/6
Specialists 0/3
Lettermen Returning/Lost 44/28
TENNESSEE SCHEDULE
Aug. 31 UTAH STATE W, 38-7
Sept. 6 ARKANSAS STATE W, 34-19
Sept. 13 at #3 Oklahoma L, 10-34
Sept. 27 at #12 Georgia* L, 32-35
Oct. 4 FLORIDA* L, 9-10
Oct. 11 UT-CHATTANOOGA W, 45-10
Oct. 18 at #3 Ole Miss* 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 25 ALABAMA* 7:15 or 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 at South Carolina* TBA
Nov. 15 KENTUCKY* TBA
Nov. 22 MISSOURI* TBA
Nov. 29 at Vanderbilt* TBA
* SEC game        
TOP REBEL PERFORMANCES VS. TENNESSEE
INDIVIDUAL
Rushing Yards: Dexter McCluster, 25-282 (4 TD), 11-14-2009
Passing Yards: Kent Austin, 37-50-0-381 (2 TD), 11-13-1982
Total Offense: Kent Austin, 351 (-30 rush, 381 pass), 11-13-82
Receptions: Buford McGee, 10-62, 11-13-1982
Receiving Yards: Michael Harmon, 8-127, 11-13-1982
All-Purpose: Dexter McCluster, 324, 11-14-2009
Scoring: Dexter McCluster, 24 (4 TDs), 11-14-2009

TEAM
Points Scored: 44, 11-17-1979
Passing Yards: 381, 11-13-1982
Rushing Yards: 433, 11-12-1977

LAST FIVE GAMES AGAINST TENNESSEE

November 13, 2010 • Knoxville, Tenn. • Tennessee 52, Ole Miss 14:
Despite Brandon Bolden's fifth 100-yard rushing game of the season and a pair of touchdowns, Ole Miss fell 52-14 on the road at Tennessee. The Vols were in control the whole game, thanks to Tyler Bray's passing.

November 14, 2009 • Oxford, Miss. • Ole Miss 42, Tennessee 17:
Dexter McCluster set school records with 282 rushing yards and 324 all-purpose yards in a 42-17 win over Tennessee. McCluster scored on runs of 15, 23, 32 and 71 yards in Ole Miss' first win against the Volunteers since 1983. Brandon Bolden added 46 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Rebels, who finished with 492 yards of total offense, including 359 on the ground.

October 1, 2005 • Knoxville, Tenn. • #9 Tennessee 27, Ole Miss 10:
Gerald Riggs ran for a touchdown and Jonathan Wade returned an interception for another score to give Tennessee a first-quarter lead, and the Vols held on to beat Ole Miss 27-10. The Vols looked as if they were headed for a rout after getting a quick 14-0 lead. But the Ole Miss defense stiffened and held Tennessee to three field-goal attempts the rest of the first half, resulting in just three points for UT.

October 16, 2004 • Oxford, Miss. • #13 Tennessee 21, Ole Miss 17:
Erik Ainge connected with Brett Smith on a 30-yard TD strike with 6:58 left as the No. 13 Volunteers escaped with a 21-17 victory over Ole Miss. The Vols' game-winning score came moments after Bryan Brown gave Ole Miss a 17-14 advantage with a 34-yard interception return for a TD. After the Volunteers had gained a 14-0 lead, Ole Miss responded with 17 straight points.

October 4, 1997 • Knoxville, Tenn. • #13 Tennessee 31, Ole Miss 17:
Jamal Lewis' 42-yard TD with 2:30 left in the fourth quarter dashed any hopes of an Ole Miss comeback as No. 9 Tennessee posted a 31-17 win. The Volunteers scored two TDs in the first two minutes of the third quarter to build a 21-3 lead. John Avery scored on a 74-yard run to make it 21-9 with 12:41 left in the third and the Rebels got another TD on a one-yard run by Deuce McAllister to pull within 24-17 with 3:01 left.

TENNESSEE
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Jalen Hurd 84 374 4.5 2
Marlin Lane49160 3.3 1
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Justin Worley 138 218 1388 12/5
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Marquez North 25 240 9.64
Alton Howard 24 219 9.1 1
Ethan Wolf 7 103 14.7 2
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Matt Darr 42 1720 41.0 61
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Cameron Sutton 6 55 9.2 42
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Devrin Young 13 280 21.5 39
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Aaron Medley 0 9-12 19-19 46
Marquez North 4 0-0 0-0 24
Jalen Hurd 3 0-0 0-0 18
Justin Worley 3 0-0 0-0 18
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
A.J. Johnson 41-27 68 5.5 1 INT
Jalen Reeves-Maybin30-19 49 7.0 2 SACKS
Brian Randolph 30-11 41 0.5 1 PBU
SERIES HISTORY 1976-2010
YearSiteScore
1976 Knoxville L, 6-32
1977 Memphis W, 43-14
1978 Knoxville L, 17-41
1979 Jackson W, 44-20
1980 Memphis W, 20-9
1981 Knoxville L, 20-28
1982 Jackson L, 17-30
1983 Knoxville W, 13-10
1984 Jackson L, 17-41
1985 Knoxville L, 14-34
1986 Jackson L, 10-22
1987 Knoxville L, 13-55
1988 Oxford L, 12-20
1989 Knoxville L, 21-33
1990 Memphis L, 13-22
1991 Knoxville L, 25-36
1996 Memphis L, 3-41
1997 Knoxville L, 17-31
2004 Oxford L, 17-21
2005 Knoxville L, 10-27
2009 Oxford W, 42-17
2010 Knoxville L, 14-52

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