La.-Lafayette at No. 14 Ole Miss
Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580)
Kickoff: 3 p.m.
Television: SEC Network
Radio: Ole Miss Network, Sirius 134, XM 192.
Records: Ole Miss 2-0, La.-Lafayette 1-1
Series: Ole Miss leads 3-0.
Coaches: La.-Lafayette – Mark Hudspeth 94-34 11 seasons overall, 28-13 fourth season at ULL. Ole Miss – Hugh Freeze, 47-18, sixth season overall; 17-11 second season at Ole Miss.
Back-up DB Cliff Coleman here:
Statistical Leaders: La.-Lafayette – RB Elijah McGuire 20-144, 1 TD. QB Terrance Broadway 39-for-63 passing, 387 yards, 4 TD, 3 INT. WR Jamal Robinson 7 catches, 141 yards, 2 TD. ILB Trae Johnson 17 tackles, 1 TFL. Ole Miss – RB Jordan Wilkins 10-48, 0 TD. QB Bo Wallace 48-for-66 passing, 707 yards, 5 TD, 3 INT. TE Evan Engram 11-153 0 TD, WR Laquon Treadwell 11 catches, 136 yards, 1 TD. CB Mike Hilton 12 tackles, 1 INT, 3 PBU.
Trends: The Rebels are 28-1-2 all time against current members of the Sun Belt Conference.
Notes: Ole Miss baseball advanced to the College World Series this spring by defeating UL-Lafayette in the final two games of the Lafayette Super Regional. …Bo Wallace ranks second in the SEC and in the top 10 nationally in both passing offense (353.5 ypg) and total offense (360.5 ypg). … Ole Miss leads the SEC and ranks second nationally with five interceptions. The Rebels intercepted 13 passes in 2013. … At 8.0 points per game allowed Ole Miss ranks second in the SEC and fifth in the NCAA in scoring defense. … Ole Miss sold all of its 51,316 season tickets to set a ticket sales record.
Summing it up: “There’s no question in my mind the bulls-eye will be on our chests this week with this group from Lafayette. We expect to get their best shot, and we have to be prepared.” – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze
Prediction: Ole Miss 37, La.-Lafayette 15