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Longhorns Fall 44-23 Against Mississippi - Game Recap

Longhorns Fall 44-23 Against Mississippi - Game Recap

Jeff Scott ran for 164 yards as Mississippi handled Texas by a score of 44-23 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Mississippi won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 63.5.

Bo Wallace completed 17 of 25 pass attempts for 177 yards for the Rebels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Johnathan Gray rushed for 91 yards for Texas, while Joe Bergeron added 22 yards. Case McCoy threw for 196 yards for the Longhorns, while receivers Jaxon Shipley and Kendall Sanders had 83 and 55 yards respectively.

Texas was outgained by Mississippi 449-320 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-20 by the Rebels.

Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 31:49/28:11, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Mississippi takes its act on the road to face Alabama looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Kansas State.