While Mississippi State has an open date, Ole Miss faces another Southeastern Conference road test Saturday evening.
Here’s what you need to know about the contest, plus Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal beat writer Michael Katz’s prediction.
No. 15 Ole Miss (7-1, 3-1 SEC) at Texas A&M (3-4, 1-3 SEC)
Where: Kyle Field (102,733), College Station, Texas.
TV: 6:30 p.m., Saturday, SEC Network.
Series: Texas A&M leads 9-2.
Coaches – Texas A&M: Jimbo Fisher, 37-18 at Texas A&M (5th year), 120-41 overall (13th year). Ole Miss: Lane Kiffin, 22-9 at Ole Miss (3rd year), 83-43 overall (11th year).
Notes: Ole Miss leads the nation with 26 rushing touchdowns … Ole Miss cornerback Deantre Prince has the 12th-lowest completion against him in college football (34.5 percent) … The Rebels have the most plays of 20 yards or more offensively in the nation (56) … Under Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M has never lost a game when leading after the first quarter (26-0) … Texas A&M has forced 10 fumbles and recovered nine.
Prediction: Ole Miss 35, Texas A&M 24
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