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    Big Second Half Lifts Ole Miss Past Texas

    By Tim Letcher
    SEC Digital Network

    Ole Miss scored 30 unanswered points, as the Rebels rolled past the Texas Longhorns 44-23 on Saturday night in Austin.

    The Rebels trailed 23-14 with 39 seconds left in the first half, but Andrew Ritter closed the half with a 52-yard field goal to close the gap to 23-17 at the break.

    The Third quarter belonged to Ole Miss, as they outscored Texas 20-0. The Rebels added a fourth-quarter touchdown to close the scoring.

    Jeff Scott had a big game for the Rebels, with 164 yards rushing and a touchdown. He also returned a punt 73 yards for a score.

    Statistical Leaders

    Ole Miss


    Passing - Bo Wallace, 17-25, 177 yards, 2 TD

    Rushing - Jeff Scott, 19 carries, 164 yards, 1 TD

    Receiving - Laquon Treadwell, 5 receptions, 45 yards

    Texas

    Passing - Case McCoy, 24-36, 196 yards, 1 TD

    Rushing - Johnathan Gray, 19 carries, 91 yards, 1 TD

    Receiving - Jaxon Shipley, 6 receptions, 83 yards

    Quick Notes:

    Ole Miss is 3-0 for the first time since 1989.

    Ole Miss is 13-11 against current members of the Big 12 Conference.

    Texas leads the all-time series 6-2.