WHAT TO WATCH FOR ...
  • This meeting is the 89th between Ole Miss and Vanderbilt dating back to 1894...The Rebels lead the series 48-38-2 and have won 14 of the last 21 meetings since 1992...Ole Miss leads 48-20-2 in SEC games versus VU...Vanderbilt won the first 19 games in the series, with Ole Miss having won 48 of the last 69 meetings.
  • Ole Miss is 31-46-3 all-time in SEC openers.
  • The Rebels open SEC play on the road for the 10th time in the last 12 seasons and at Vanderbilt for the second straight year.
  • The Rebels beat Boise State 35-13 in the season-opening game at the Georgia Dome, scoring 28 points in the final quarter to pull away from the Broncos.
  • The Rebels are looking to start 2-0 for the third straight year.
  • At No. 18 in the AP poll, Ole Miss has its highest preseason ranking since it was 8th in 2009.
  • The Rebels return 57 lettermen (24 offense, 30 defense, 3 special teams) and 16 starters (6 offense, 9 defense, 1 special teams) from last year's squad that went 8-5 and won the Music City Bowl.
  • Ole Miss has sold out of season tickets at 51,316, which breaks last year's school record for season ticket sales.
  • Senior QB Bo Wallace is the SEC's top returning passer from last year (3,346 yards).
GAME INFORMATION
DateSept. 6, 2014
Time3:30 p.m. CT
LocationNashville, Tenn.
VenueLP Field
Capacity67,000
SurfaceNatural Grass
Ole Miss Rankings18 (AP), 19 (Coaches)
Vanderbilt RankingsNP (AP), NR (Coaches)
SeriesOle Miss leads 48-38-2
In NashvilleVanderbilt leads 27-22-2
Game NotesGame Notes
Live Stats OleMissSports.com
Live Audio OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates @OleMissFB
MEDIA
TV: ESPN
Play-by-PlayJoe Tessitore
AnalystBrock Huard
SidelineShannon Spake
RADIO (OLE MISS NETWORK):
Play-by-PlayDavid Kellum
AnalystHarry Harrison
Sideline/Locker RoomStan Sandroni
Pre-& Post-Game HostBrett Norsworthy
Pre-& Post-Game HostRichard Cross
Web: OleMissSports.com RebelVision (subscription)
SERIES HISTORY
Ole Miss leads 48-38-2 In SEC games:
Ole Miss leads 48-20-2
In Oxford:
Ole Miss leads 22-6
In Nashville
Vanderbilt leads 27-23-2

In Atlanta:
Series tied 1-1
In Jackson
Ole Miss leads 1-0
In Memphis
Vanderbilt leads 5-3

Longest Ole Miss Win Streak:
10, 1953-1963
Longest Ole Miss Unbeaten Streak:
18, 1953-1973
Longest Vanderbilt Win Streak:
19, 1894-1938

Largest Margin of Victory:
47 (47-0), 1961
Largest Margin of Defeat:
91 (91-0), 1915

OLE MISS OPPONENT CATEGORY VANDERBILT OPPONENT
35 13 Total Points 7 37
22 26 First Downs 13 17
6 10 By Rushing 2 8
13 12 By Passing 11 9
3 4 By Penalty 0 0
71 135 Rushing Yards 54 144
34 37 Rushing Attempts 29 45
2.1 3.6 Yards Per Rush 1.9 3.2
71 135 Rushing Yards Per Game 54 144
387 264 Passing Yards 224 207
25-36 36-48 Pass Completions-Attempts 16-34 23-36
387 264 Passing Yards Per Game 224 207
458 399 Total Offense 278 351
70 85 Total Offensive Plays 63 81
458 399 Total Offense Per Game 278 351
1-0 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 5-4 3-2
14-78 9-72 Penalties-Yards 7-66 3
OLE MISS
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Mark Dodson 4 27 6.8 1
Jordan Wilkins 5 21 4.2 0
I'Tavius Mathers 8 17 2.1 0
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Bo Wallace 25 36 387 4/3
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Laquon Treadwell 7 105 15.0 1
Cody Core 4 110 27.5 2
Evan Engram 4 41 10.3 0
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Will Gleeson 4 189 47.2 70
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Markell Pack 1 2 2.0 2
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Laquon Treadwell 1 3 3.0 3
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Cody Core 2 0 0 12
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Mike Hilton 8-1 9 1.0 1 INT
Senquez Golson 8-0 8 1.0 1 INT
Cody Prewitt 7-1 8 1.5 1 INT
Keith Lewis 4-3 7 1.0
Tony Conner 3-3 6 1.0 1 INT
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Location Nashville, Tenn.
Enrollment 6,796
Nickname Commodores
Founded 1873
School Colors Black and Gold
Conference Southeastern (East Division)
Stadium (Capacity) Vanderbilt Stadium (40,350)
Athletics website VUCommodores.com
Head Coach Derek Mason (Northern Arizona, '93)
Record at VU 0-0 (1st year)
Career Record as a Head Coach 0-1 (2nd year)
2014 COMMODORES
Basic Offense Multiple
Basic Defense Multiple
2013 Record 9-4, 4-4 SEC
2013 Finish 4th - SEC East
2013 Postseason BBVA Compass Bowl
Starters Returning/Lost 15/10
Offense 7/4
Defense 5/6
Specialists 1/2
VANDERBILT SCHEDULE
Aug. 28TEMPLEL, 7-37
Sept. 6 vs. Ole Miss*3:30 p.m. CT
Sept. 13MASSACHUSETTS11:00 a.m. CT
Sept. 20SOUTH CAROLINA*TBA
Sept. 27 at Kentucky*TBA
Oct. 4at Georgia*TBA
Oct. 11CHARLESTON SOUTHERNTBA
Oct. 25at Missouri*TBA
Nov. 1OLD DOMINIONTBA
Nov. 18FLORIDA*TBA
Nov. 22at Mississippi*TBA
Nov. 29TENNESEE*TBA
*SEC game        
TOP REBEL PERFORMANCES VS. VANDERBILT
INDIVIDUAL
Rushing Yards: Stephen Hindman, 30-215, 2 TDs (11-25-1967)
Passing Yards: Bo Wallace, 31-49-0-403, 1 TD (11-10-2012)
Total Offense: Bo Wallace, 407 (4 rush, 403 pass) (11-10-2012)
Receptions: Bill Flowers, 10-75 (9-18-2004) and LeMay Thomas, 10-130, TD (10-18-1995)
Recceiving Yards: Eddie Small, 6-210, 2 TDs (9-18-1993)
All-Purpose Yards: Deuce McAllister, 215 (9-16-2000)
TEAM
Points Scored: 63 (W, 63-28),, 1979 in Oxford
Points Scored: 91 (L, 0-91), 1915 at Memphis

LAST FIVE GAMES AGAINST VANDERBILT
August 29, 2013 - Ole Miss 39, vanderbilt 35 at Nashville:
Bo Wallace tied a career high of 31 completions of 47 attempts for 283 yards and WR Laquon Treadwell had his college debut with nine catches for 82 yards, the most catches by a Rebel since Mike Espy had nine against Auburn in 2005. The Rebels managed to snap Vanderbilt's three-game win streak in the series after scoring 29 points in the second half and securing the 39-35 victory.

November 10, 2012 - Vanderbilt 27, Ole Miss 26 at Oxford:
Bo Wallace passed for a career-high 403 yards and Ja-Mes Logan had eight receptions for 160 yards - both career highs - but the Rebels couldn't hold on and fell to Vanderbilt 27-26. Vanderbilt scored 14 unanswered points in the third quarter to cut the Rebels' lead to three points. The Commodores won the game with a 26-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Rodgers to Chris Boyd with 0:52 remaining on the clock

September 17, 2011 - Vanderbilt 30, Ole Miss 7 at Nashville:
Vanderbilt scored 21 straight in the second quarter, as Ole miss dropped its SEC opener to the Commodores 30-7. Zack Stoudt was 13-of-26 passing for 139 yards and a touchdown, but he threw five interceptions.

September 18, 2010 - Vanderbilt 28, Ole Miss 14 at Oxford:
Jeremiah Masoli passed for 190 yards and rushed for 190 yards and rushed for 104 more, but it wasn't enough as Ole Miss dropped its SEC opener 28-14 to Vanderbilt. The Rebels lost despite out gaining the Commodores 385-300. They completed only 5 of 18 third-down opportunities.

October 1, 2009 - #18 Ole miss 23, Vanderbilt 7 at Nashville:
Jevan Snead passed for three touchdowns as No.18 Ole Miss bounced back with a 23-7 victory over Vanderbilt. Snead matched his season high with three TDs against Vanderbilt in helping the Rebels (3-1) to their best start since 2002 when they opened 5-1. Marcus Temple intercepted Larry Smith in the end zone with 10:55 left to help preserve a 23-7 lead.

VANDERBILT
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Ralph Webb 14 70 5.0 0
Jonathan Williams 5 16 3.2 0
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Stephen Rivers 12 25 186 0/1
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
L. Rayford 4 43 10.75 0
Steven Scheu 3 45 15 0
J. Cunningham 3 19 6.3 0
C.J. Duncan 2 58 29 0
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Colby Cooke 7 289 41.3 53
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Darrius Sims 5 26 5.2 14
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Darrius Sims 4 72 10.3 22
Tre Herrndon 3 78 26 38
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Oren Burks 1 0 0 6
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Oren Burks 4-2 6 0.0 2 PBU
Ryan White 4-1 5 2.5 0.5 Sacks
SERIES HISTORY
YearSiteScore
1894NashvilleL, 0-40
1899MemphisL, 0-11
1900NashvilleL, 0-6
1902NashvilleL, 0-29
1903NashvilleL, 0-33
1904NashvilleL, 0-69
1906NashvilleL, 0-29
1907NashvilleL, 0-60
1908NashvilleL, 0-29
1909NashvilleL, 0-17
1910NashvilleL, 2-9
1911NashvilleL, 0-21
1912NashvilleL, 0-24
1915MemphisL, 0-91
1916NashvilleL, 0-35
1925NashvilleL, 0-7
1929NashvilleL, 7-19
1930NashvilleL, 0-24
1938NashvilleL, 7-13
1939MemphisL, 13-19
1940NashvilleW, 13-7
1942MemphisL, 0-19
1945NashvilleW, 14-7
1946MemphisL, 0-7
1947NashvilleL, 6-10
1948OxfordW, 20-7
1949NashvilleL, 27-28
1950NashvilleL, 14-20
1951MemphisL, 20-34
1952NashvilleT, 21-21
1953OxfordW, 28-6
1954NashvilleW, 22-7
1955MemphisW, 13-0
1956OxfordW, 16-0
1957NashvilleW, 28-0
1959NashvilleW, 33-0
1960NashvilleW, 26-0
1961OxfordW, 47-0
1962MemphisW,35-0
1963OxfordW,27-7
1964NashvilleT, 7-7
1965OxfordW,24-7
1966JacksonW,34-0
1967NashvilleW,28-7
YearSiteScore
1970NashvilleW, 26-16
1971OxfordW, 28-7
1972NashvilleW, 31-7
1973OxfordW, 31-7
1974NashvilleL, 14-24
1975OxfordW, 17-7
1976NashvilleW, 20-3
1977OxfordW, 26-14
1978NashvilleW, 35-10
1979OxfordW, 63-28
1980NashvilleW, 27-14
1981OxfordL, 23-27
1982NashvilleL, 10-19
1983OxfordW, 21-14
1984NashvilleL, 20-37
1985OxfordW, 35-7
1986NashvilleW, 28-12
1987OxfordW, 36-28
1988NashvilleW, 36-28
1989OxfordW, 24-16
1990NashvilleW, 14-13
1991OxfordL, 27-30
1992NashvilleL, 9-31
1993OxfordW, 49-7
1994NashvilleW, 20-14
1995OxfordW, 21-10
1996NashvilleW, 20-9
1997OxfordL, 15-3
1998NashvilleW, 30-6
1999OxfordL, 34-37 (OT)
2000NashvilleW, 12-7
2001OxfordW, 38-27
2002OxfordW, 45-38
2003NashvilleW, 24-21
2004OxfordW, 26-23 (OT)
2005NashvilleL, 23-31
2006OxfordW, 17-10
2007NashvilleL, 17-31
2008OxfordL, 17-23
2009NashvilleW, 23-7
2010OxfordL, 14-28
2011NashvilleL, 7-30
2012OxfordL, 326-27
2013NashvilleW, 39-35
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