No. 8 Ole Miss at Arkansas
Where: Razorback Stadium (72,000)
Kickoff: 2:30 p.m.
Radio: Ole Miss Network, Sirius 91, XM 91.
Records: Ole Miss 8-2, 4-2 SEC; Arkansas 5-5, 1-5
Series: Arkansas leads 31-28-1
Coaches: Arkansas – Bret Bielema 75-38, ninth season, 8-14 second season at Arkansas. Ole Miss – Hugh Freeze, 53-20, sixth season overall; 23-13 second season at Ole Miss.
Statistical Leaders: Arkansas – RB Jonathan Williams 155-932 11 TDs. QB Brandon Allen 160-for-276 passing, 1,905 yards, 15 TD, 5 INT. WR Keon Hatcher 34 catches, 435 yards, 3 TD. DB Martrell Spaight 97 tackles, 6.5TFL, 2 PBU. Ole Miss – RB Jaylen Walton 77-398, 4 TD. QB – Bo Wallace 190-for-297 passing, 2,554 yards, 22 TD, 8 INT. WR Laquon Treadwell 48 catches, 632 yards, 5 TD. DB Mike Hilton 54 tackles, 4 TFL, 3 INT.
Trends: Ole Miss has won four of the last six in the series.
Notes: Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is taking a team to Fayetteville for the first time. … Ole Miss lost 38-24 in Fayetteville in 2010 but won there 23-21 in 2008 in Houston Nutt’s return to Arkansas as the Rebels’ coach. … Ole Miss CB Senquez Golson did not intercept a pass against Presbyterian, the first time that had happened in five games. … He leads the SEC with nine interceptions. … Quarterback Bo Wallace needs 113 yards to break Eli Manning’s Ole Miss career record for total offense. … Ole Miss leads the nation in scoring defense (11.9 ppg) and fewest touchdowns allowed (13).
Summing it up: “They have talent at every position. They believe now not only that they can play close but that they can win. We have a tall task ahead of us going there and finding a way to compete and hopefully win a football game.” – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze
Prediction: Arkansas 17, Ole Miss 15