Ole Miss Rebels Post-Game Report

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  1. jdrhammer

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    Ole Miss Rebels Post-Game Report

    Ole Miss 30
    Fresno St. 24

    The Rebels pulled out a wild one in Cali. Fresno's QB, the younger sibling of David Carr, was hot and connected on several deep plays that the Rebel secondary had trouble with. Fresno won the toss and received. After a long pass completion, the Rebel D held tough and forced a punt.

    On the Rebels first play from LOS, Fresno blew up AA return man Korvic Neat on a sweep and a big lineman scooped and scored to go up 7-0. The Fresno D put it in "Beast Mode" and were out for blood playing the role of spoiler they're so well known for. The FS "D" would force another fumble later in the game to keep the Rebs from getting control of the game.

    After the initial score, Ole Miss would receive the KO where So Daryl Chavis would return it to the 9. Then just two rushes later, Marques Battle would punch it in by trucking a Fresno DB at the goal-line.

    Fresno would continue their aerial assault and score again on a short run from a very good Fresno HB, and get a FG. With time ticking away, Raymond Cotton connected with WR Poole to pull within a FG withe 11 seconds on the clock. Fresno would go into the half up 17-14.

    Ole Miss would win the second half though as Raymond Cotton would find Jr TE Blake Parker in the endzone in each qtr of the 2nd half. Parker would have a career day and be named Player of the Game for his two TD receptions. Freshman Kicker Tim Moore would miss a PAT but would later shake of the rust and make a 42 yarder to put the Rebs up 6 late in the 3rd.

    The Rebels would put up a respectable 371 yds of Offense with Cotton throwing 3 TD's and 2 INT's for 160 yards.

    The Rebels ground game cranked out 211 yds led by 3 rushers. Freshman Jarrett Dorsey is listed as the # 1 HB with Battle and workhorse Kevin Thornton behind him battling it out. Dorsey and Thornton are more complete backs as Thornton caught a pair of crucial passes to move the chains on 3rd down late in the game. Thornton replaced Dorsey early in the 4th when Dorsey began to show fatigue easily.

    Dorsey led the Rebels with 71 yds on 15 carries in his debut, while Battle had 59 yds on 15 carries, and Thornton came up big late in the game finishing with 53 yds on just 11 carries.

    The HB race appears to be wide open with all three backs competing for PT. Sophomore tailback Daryl Chavis appears to be better suited for the return game but will be worked in the rotation some throughout the Fall. The future of the Rebels' backfield is indeed bright with two So's and two Fr at the helm.

    This was quite a test for the Rebels as pull out a W on the road against an opponent known for ruining seasons for ranked teams. This will help the Rebs as they get ready to host #11 ranked Texas next week in the home opener at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford.
     
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    Ole Miss Rebels 21

    Texas 'Horns 12

    The Ole Miss D stuffed the Longhorns' O only allowing one TD. The Horns failed 2 pt. conversion to tie at 14 in the 4th would signal the end as FR phenom Jarrett Dorsey would have his coming out party and rush for more than 100 yds and two scores on the ground. Dorsey scored his 2nd TD in the 4th to ice it.

    The Rebel ground game led the way once again as Marques Battle rushed for 77 yds and a score.

    The Rebels are now 2-0.
     
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    Ole Miss 42
    Memphis 10

    Ole Miss steamrolled the Memphis Tigers in Oxford. Ole Miss would gain 436 yds of Offense with 354 of those yds on the ground. Freshman Jarrett Dorsey looked to be unstoppable as he marched on for 166 yds on 19 carries with 4 trips to the endzone on the ground. Marques Battle would add 94 yds and a score on 13 carries in his grind-it-out style.

    The Rebels held Memphis to just 173 yds of Offense, and -23 on the ground.

    Next up for the Rebels is a road trip to Music City to face the Vanderbilt Commodores led by first-year Coach Prog. Vandy will be coming off a game with #3 ranked Auburn so it's yet to see how they're doing in their first year of the new regime.
     
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    It appears I'm behind on my game summaries. lol

    Ole Miss 20
    LSU 17

    This was a tight one much like Auburn, South Carolina, Vandy, Arkansas etc. OM got on the board early with a long drive and a short run on the ground by Simon. That would be the only score in the 1st. LSU would threaten but was picked off deep in Rebel territory. LSU gave OM plenty of "gifts" in this game.

    In the 2nd, OM would again put up the only score on a FG by SO K Tim Moore. OM was able to get the ball deep in LSU territory when QB Ray Cotton optioned left and made a bogus pitch to a HB who lost his mind. Instead of the HB carrying out the play, he turned on a dime and ran behind the QB, I guess to block someone. WTF??? Cotton should have kept it anyway because he would have likely walked into the endzone. LSU jumped on the ball but the play must have been ruled an incomplete pass. ???

    OM led 10-0 at the half.

    Opening KO, Claiborne returns it for the only score of the 3rd. BOOM, that easy.

    LSU would score first in the 4th on a FG by Boone. Ole Miss would answer on another punch-in, this time by AA FB Thomas Hall (who had a heck of a catch and broken tackle earlier in the game). LSU would quickly march down the field to tie the game at 17 on a score by, yep, you guessed it, Claiborne. OM would get back to the 2 yd line and Cotton would get blown up twice before he could hand the ball off meaning OM settled for a FG to go up 3 with 59 sec remaining. LSU gained decent yardage in their final drive but a Garrett INT would seal LSU's fate. OM had the ball for one final play with :02 remaining and got in victory formation to cap it off.

    Huge Rivalry W for the Rebs. The Rebels were up for this game and pumped right out of the gate. Coach Nutt said he wanted to limit Claiborne and keep his name out of the paper but holding the Bayou Bengals' running game to only 73 yds put a smile on the coach's face. The Rebs managed 119 on the ground with 1st and 2nd string HB's Dorsey and Battle unavailable vs a nasty 3-4 D was sufficient as well.

    There were 8 TO's in the game, 5 INT's by LSU QB Garrett while Cotton threw two INT's and LSU forced a fumble on a punt to set them up for a score.

    This was an exciting game where big plays were key to both teams and fans left VHS knowing they got every penny's worth for their price of admission. Great O and great D by both teams but TO's would be too much for the Tigers to overcome. Somewhere in there was a 91-yd KO return by Korvic Neat that set up an OM score.

    The Rebels are now at the top of the West with Bama. If OM can pull out a W in the Egg Bowl, the Rebs will get a shot at UT in the ATL. Must take care of business first and it doesn't look to be an easy task.

    Great Game LSU. I hope you'll add video and your take on the game as well. I know I left a lot out.
     
  5. Itsnotagame

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    nice read
     
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    2014, WK 2

    Ole Miss 14
    Bama 11

    Ole Miss went into Tuscaloosa and stole one. The Rebels caused 4 INT's on Mississippi native and Bama QB Danny Quinn to keep the Tide just off-balance enough to seal a Rebels W.

    OM HB Jarrett Dorsey, an AL native, would take on player of the game honors as he rushed for 125 yds and a score on a 61 yarder late in the 4th to give OM a little cushion at 14-3 with 3:18 to go. Dorsey also had a 26 yd TD reception in the endzone to put the Rebels on top 7-3 with less than a minute to go in the 1st half.

    RS FR QB David Hunt looked poised in his first SEC outing going 8-10 for 127 yds and a TD toss. The Rebels D looked mighty solid against a really good Bama team led by one of the nation's top QB's. Star HB Jamel White left mid-game with a minor injury and was unable to return. Great game. How could I not beat RTP when he was MSU???
     
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    Instead of starting a new post about this game I will just say that Ole Miss's Defense was just too much for Alabama. Holding us to a FG early in the game was huge for the Rebs. From now on, there will be no excuse for me throwing 4INT's. We have to work at getting better and making better reads and holding onto the ball.
     
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    Ole Miss defeats ND 42-14.

    RS Fr QB David Hunt threw for 4 td's and 0 int's on the day. Big coming out party on NBC for the young gunslinger.
     

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