Tigers vs Rebels Final: 41-23 - Recap
|Tigers vs Rebels Final: 41-23 - Recap|
Michael Dyer tore up the turf for 177 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tigers to a 41-23 win over the Rebels at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Tigers were a 11-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Clint Moseley completed 12 of 15 pass attempts for 160 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brandon Bolden rushed for 114 yards for Mississippi, while Jeff Scott added 78 yards. Randall Mackey threw for 157 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Donte Moncrief and Nickolas Brassell had 34 and 32 yards respectively.
Mississippi was outgained by Auburn 414-382 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Rebels.
Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 31:02/28:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Auburn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia. Mississippi will aim to get back on the winning track at Kentucky.