Mississippi vs Alabama Recap - Crimson Tide Win 33-14
|Mississippi vs Alabama Recap - Crimson Tide Win 33-14|
The Crimson Tide grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Rebels on Saturday, winning 33-14 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 31-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
AJ McCarron completed 22 of 30 pass attempts for 180 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jeff Scott rushed for 49 yards for Mississippi, while Randall Mackey added 32 yards. Bo Wallace threw for 123 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Vince Sanders and Donte Moncrief had 46 and 37 yards respectively.
Alabama outgained Mississippi 305-218 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-16 by the Crimson Tide.
Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 34:59/25:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Alabama takes its act on the road to face Missouri looking for another win. For Mississippi, they head home to face Texas A&M.