Recap - Aggies Defeat Mississippi 30-27
|Recap - Aggies Defeat Mississippi 30-27|
Ben Malena scampered through the Mississippi defense for 142 yards as Texas A&M handed the Rebels a 30-27 defeat on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Texas A&M won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 64.5.
Johnny Manziel completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 191 yards for the Aggies in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Rebels defense.
Jeff Scott rushed for 108 yards for Mississippi, while Randall Mackey added 23 yards. Bo Wallace threw for 305 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Vince Sanders and Donte Moncrief had 81 and 73 yards respectively.
Texas A&M lost the time of possession battle 33:20/26:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Texas A&M takes its act on the road to face Louisiana Tech looking for another win. For Mississippi, they head home to face Auburn.