WHAT TO WATCH FOR...
  • Ole Miss is bowl eligible for the third straight season under Hugh Freeze.
  • At 7-1, the Rebels are off to their best start through eight games since they were also 7-1 in 1990.
  • This matchup between No. 4 Auburn and No. 7 Ole Miss is the first ever meeting of top-10 teams in Oxford.
  • Ole Miss leads the nation in scoring defense (10.5 ppg) and has given up a nation-low eight touchowns.
  • Ole Miss leads the nation with 17 interceptions ... Senior CB Senquez Golson is tied for the national lead with eight.
  • Ole Miss is the only school in the country that hasn't allowed an opponent to score more than 20 points.
  • The Rebels rank second nationally with 24 turnovers forced and tied for the first in turnover margin (+13).
  • Ole Miss boasts the nation's longest streak of consecutive games forcing at least one turnover (31).
  • This is the fourth time in five weeks that Ole Miss will play a nationally ranked team out of the SEC West.
  • This is the 39th meeting all-time between Ole Miss and Auburn dating back to 1928 ... The Tigers lead the all-time series 28-10 overall and 9-3 in Oxford ... Freeze is 1-1 against the Tigers.
  • Ole Miss is 4-8 against ranked teams under Freeze, 2-1 this season.
  • Ole Miss has out-scored opponents 62-3 in the first quarter ... The three points is the fewest allowed in the nation.
  • Ole Miss ranks fourth in the nation with a net punting average of 42.8 yards.
GAME INFORMATION
Date: Nov. 1, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. CT
Location: Oxford, Miss.
Venue: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580)
Surface: FieldTurf
Ole Miss Rankings:7 (AP), 9 (Coaches)
Auburn Rankings: 4 (AP), 4 (Coaches)
Series: Auburn leads 28-10
In Oxford: Auburn leads 9-3
Satellite Radio: Sirius 85, XM 85
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
NATIONAL RADIO (ESPN):
Play-by-PlayBill Rosinski
AnalystDavid Norrie
SidelineJoe Schad
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
Auburn leads 28-10

In Oxford: 9-3, Auburn
In Auburn: 14-2, Auburn
In Birmingham: 1-0, Ole Miss
In Montgomery: 1-1, Tied
In Mobile: 1-0, Ole Miss
In Memphis: 2-0, Ole Miss
In Jackson: 3-0, Auburn
In Jacksonville: 1-0, Auburn

Longest Ole Miss Win Streak: 3, 1949-1952
Longest Auburn Win Streak: 9, 1971-1991

Largest Margin of Victory: 33 (40-7), 1949 in Montgomery
Largest Margin of Defeat: 41 (41-0), 1985 in Auburn
OLE MISS OPPONENT CATEGORY AUBURN OPPONENT
255 84 Total Points 275 145
175 145 First Downs 173 141
67 59 By Rushing 100 49
97 74 By Passing 68 74
11 12 By Penalty 5 18
1196 944 Rushing Yards 1967 843
309 292 Rushing Attempts 330 250
3.9 3.2 Yards Per Rush 6.0 3.4
149.5 118.0 Rushing Yards Per Game 281.0 120.4
2150 1496 Passing Yards 1511 1694
163-262 158-269 Pass Completions-Attempts 107-173 137-250
268.8 187.0 Passing Yards Per Game 215.9 242.0
3346 2440 Total Offense 3478 2537
571 561 Total Offensive Plays 503 500
418.2 305.0 Total Offense Per Game 496.9 362.4
9-4 13-7 Fumbles-Lost 9-7 17-3
47-372 47-402 Penalties-Yards 40-402 32-247
OLE MISS
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Jaylen Walton 71 376 5.3 4
I'Tavius Mathers 51 221 4.3 2
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Bo Wallace 151 242 2075 18/7
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
Laquon Treadwell 38 529 13.9 4
Vince Sanders 27 431 16.0 4
Cody Core 26 390 15.0 5
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Will Gleeson 38 168 44.3 70
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Markell Pack 10 46 4.6 24
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Jaylen Walton 7 176 25.1 40
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Jaylen Walton 6 0-0 0-0 36
Cody Core 5 0-0 0-0 30
Andrew Fletcher 0 3-6 21-22 30
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Tony Conner 24-23 47 5.5 1 INT
Mike Hilton 30-15 45 2.5 3 INT
Cody Prewitt 31-12 43 3.5 2 INT
D. Shackelford 20-22 42 3.5 2 SACKS
SERIES HISTORY 1928-2013
YearSiteScore
1928 Birmingham W, 19-0
1932 Montgomery L, 7-14
1949 Montgomery W, 40-7
1951 MobileW, 39-14
1952 Memphis W, 20-7
1953 Auburn L, 0-13
1965 Memphis -1W, 13-7
1971 Jacksonville -2L, 28-35
1972 Jackson L, 13-19
1973 Auburn L, 7-14
1976 Jackson L, 0-10
1977 Auburn L, 15-21
1984 OxfordL, 13-17
1985 Auburn L, 0-41
1990 JacksonL, 10-24
1991 Auburn L, 13-23
1992 OxfordW, 45-21
1993 Auburn L, 12-16
1994 OxfordL, 17-22
1995 Auburn L, 13-46
1996 OxfordL, 28-45
1997 AuburnL, 9-19
1998 OxfordL, 0-17
1999 Auburn W, 24-17 (ot)
2000 OxfordL, 27-35
2001 Auburn L, 21-27
2002 OxfordL, 24-31
2003 Auburn W, 24-20
2004 OxfordL, 14-35
2005 Auburn L, 3-27
2006 Oxford L,17-23
2007 Auburn L, 3-17
2008 OxfordW, 17-7
2009 AuburnL, 20-33
2010 OxfordL, 31-51
2011 Auburn L, 23-41
2012 OxfordW, 41-20
2013 Auburn L, 22-30
1- Liberty Bowl
2- Gator Bowl
AUBURN
Location Auburn, Ala.
Enrollment 25,912
Nickname Tigers
Founded 1856
School Colors Burnt Orange and Navy Blue
Conference Southeastern (West)
Stadium (Capacity) Jordan-Hare Stadium (87,451)
Athletics website AuburnTigers.com
Head Coach Gus Malzahn (Henderson State, '90)
Record at Auburn 18-3 (2nd year)
Career Record as a Head Coach 27-6 (3rd year)
2014 TIGERS
2013 Record 12-2
2013 SEC Record 7-1
2013 Finish SEC Champions
2013 Postseason BCS National Championship Game
Starters Returning/Lost 16/11
Offense 9/3
Defense 6/5
Specialists 1/3
Lettermen Returning/Lost 53/19
AUBURN SCHEDULE
Aug. 30 ARKANSAS* W, 45-21
Sept. 6 SAN JOSE STATE W, 59-13
Sept. 18 at #20 Kansas State W, 20-14
Sept. 27 LOUISIANA TECH W, 45-17
Oct. 4 #15 LSU* W, 41-7
Oct. 11 at #3 Mississippi State* L, 23-38
Oct. 25 SOUTH CAROLINA* W, 42-35
Nov. 1 at #7 Ole Miss* 6 p.m.
Nov. 8 TEXAS A&M* 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 at Georgia* TBA
Nov. 22 SAMFORD TBA
Nov. 29 at Alabama* TBA
* SEC game
TOP REBEL PERFORMANCES VS. AUBURN
INDIVIDUAL
Rushing Yards: Dexter McCluster, 22-186 (TD); 10-31-2009
Passing Yards: Bo Wallace, 25-48-2-336 (2 TD); 10-5-2013
Total Offense: Bo Wallace, 328 (-8 rush, 336 pass); 10-5-2013
Receptions: Jim Poole, 9-111 (TD); 1-2-1971
Receiving Yards: Cory Peterson, 7-125 (2 TDs); 9-25-1999
All-Purpose Yards: Deuce McAllister, 257; 9-9-2000
Points Scored: 18, 4x, MR: Bo Wallace (3 TDs); 10-13-2012
Points Kicking: Bryson Rose, 11 (2 FG, 5 PAT); 10-13-2012
Kickoff Return Yards: Jesse Grandy, 5-150; 10-31-2009

LAST FIVE GAMES AGAINST AUBURN

October 5, 2013 • Auburn, Ala. • Auburn 30, #24 Ole Miss 22:
Ole Miss had a chance late in the fourth quarter down one possession against Auburn, but the comeback fell short, as the Tigers held on for a 30-22 win at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Ole Miss was held to only three field goals before Bo Wallace threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Donte Moncrief in the third quarter.

October 13, 2012 • Oxford, Miss. • Ole Miss 41, Auburn 20:
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze received a Gatorade bath and the Ole Miss faithful stood and cheered the team on in appreciation. After 16 long games, the Rebels finally snapped their Southeastern Conference losing skid with a 41-20 win over Auburn on Homecoming at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

October 29, 2011 • Auburn, Ala. • #23 Auburn 41, Ole Miss 23:
Senior running back Brandon Bolden rushed for a season-high 114 yards on 13 carries and two touchdowns, but Ole Miss fell to No. 23 Auburn 41-23 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

October 30, 2010 • Oxford, Miss. • #1 Auburn 51, Ole Miss 31:
Freshman Jeff Scott rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown and junior Brandon Bolden added two more rushing scores, but Ole Miss fell to the top-ranked Auburn Tigers 51-31. Cam Newton caught a touchdown pass, to go with the two TD passes he threw, and Mike Dyer ran for 180 yards for Auburn.

October 31, 2009 • Auburn, Ala. • Auburn 33, #22 Ole Miss 20:
Chris Todd passed for 212 yards, Ben Tate ran for 144 yards and Walt McFadden returned an interception for a TD to lift Auburn to a 33-20 win over No. 22 Ole Miss. The Tigers scored 23 points in the third quarter. Dexter McCluster had his second straight huge game for the Rebels, rushing for 186 yards on 22 carries and catching four passes for another 17.

AUBURN
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD
Cameron Artis-Payne 151 831 5.5 6
Nick Marshall 85 581 6.8 7
Passing Comp. Att. Yds. TD/Int.
Nick Marshall 84 144 1103 11/3
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. TD
D'haquille Williams 34 527 15.5 5
Quan Bray 15 185 12.3 2
Sammie Coates 13 236 18.2 1
Punting No. Yds. Avg. Long
Daniel Carlson 24 1000 41.7 62
Punt Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Quan Bray 9 227 25.2 76
Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. Long
Corey Grant 6 142 23.7 32
Scoring TD FG PAT Total
Daniel Carlson 0 10-13 35-35 65
Nick Marshall 7 0-0 0-0 42
Cameron Artis-Payne 6 0-0 0-0 36
Tackles UT-AT TT TFL Other
Jonathan Ford 35-13 48 1.5 2 INT
Cassanova McKinzy 30-16 46 6.5 1 SACK
Jonathon Mincy 35-6 41 4.5 7 PBU
Kris Frost 29-8 37 5.5 2 SACKS

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