Alabama Football First Look: Ole Miss

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Ole Miss football meets Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. Here is your first look at Ole Miss.

Rowan Rehbein, 14Powers.com SEC Football

Ole Miss Season So Far

Date Opponent TV
2-Sep vs. Mercer W 73-7
9-Sep at Tulane W 37-20
16-Sep vs. Georgia Tech W 48-23
23-Sep at Alabama CBS
30-Sep vs. LSU ESPN
7-Oct vs. Arkansas
21-Oct at Auburn
28-Oct vs. Vanderbilt
4-Nov vs. Texas A&M
11-Nov at Georgia
18-Nov vs. Louisiana-Monroe
23-Nov at Mississippi State ESPN

Key Stats

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Alabama
Ole Miss
36
71
4
11
0.476
0.412
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
49
82
7
11
0.353
0.411
4th Down Conversion Pct Alabama
Ole Miss
1
17
1
4
1.000
0.833
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Ole Miss
Alabama
48
52
6
7
0.417
0.444
Blocked Kicks Ole Miss 11 3 1
Blocked Kicks Allowed Alabama
Ole Miss
1
101
1
11
0
1
Blocked Punts
Blocked Punts Allowed Alabama
Ole Miss
1
1
1
1
0
0
Completion Percentage Ole Miss
Alabama
51
106
9
14
0.648
0.554
Defensive TDs Ole Miss 13 2 1
Fewest Penalties Alabama
Ole Miss
55
55
5
5
17
17
Fewest Penalties Per Game Alabama
Ole Miss
58
58
6
6
5.67
5.67
Fewest Penalty Yards Alabama
Ole Miss
53
69
5
8
144
156
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Alabama
Ole Miss
55
71
6
9
48.00
52.00
First Downs Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
38
85
9
11
50
60
First Downs Offense Ole Miss
Alabama
44
88
6
12
69
58
Fumbles Lost Alabama
Ole Miss
24
24
3
3
1
1
Fumbles Recovered Ole Miss
Alabama
12
34
2
3
3
2
Kickoff Return Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
20
29
3
5
14.33
15.67
Kickoff Returns Alabama
Ole Miss
56
83
8
12
21.00
18.17
Net Punting Alabama
Ole Miss
17
130
4
14
43.06
28.14
Passes Had Intercepted Ole Miss
Alabama
14
36
2
9
1
2
Passes Intercepted Alabama
Ole Miss
68
68
7
7
2
2
Passing Offense Ole Miss
Alabama
9
100
2
13
349.7
196.0
Passing Yards Allowed Alabama
Ole Miss
37
82
5
11
189.7
226.7
Passing Yards per Completion Ole Miss
Alabama
4
22
1
4
18.40
14.34
Punt Return Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
77
125
9
14
7.33
21.75
Punt Returns Ole Miss
Alabama
14
68
4
12
18.00
7.50
Red Zone Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
71
83
7
9
0.833
0.857
Red Zone Offense Alabama
Ole Miss
1
56
1
6
1.000
0.867
Rushing Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
56
65
9
11
118.0
123.7
Rushing Offense Ole Miss
Alabama
49
56
5
7
177.0
171.7
Sacks Allowed Ole Miss
Alabama
56
123
5
13
1.67
4.00
Scoring Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
26
36
4
6
14.7
16.7
Scoring Offense Ole Miss
Alabama
4
54
1
9
52.7
32.3
Tackles for Loss Allowed Ole Miss
Alabama
69
103
10
12
5.67
7.00
Team Passing Efficiency Ole Miss
Alabama
6
69
1
14
196.38
139.04
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Ole Miss
Alabama
31
44
3
4
111.84
117.82
Team Sacks Ole Miss
Alabama
16
38
3
6
3.33
2.67
Team Tackles for Loss Ole Miss
Alabama
18
49
3
7
8.0
6.3
Time of Possession Alabama
Ole Miss
91
129
8
13
28:42
23:34
Total Defense Alabama
Ole Miss
45
66
9
11
307.7
350.3
Total Offense Ole Miss
Alabama
11
82
2
13
526.7
367.7
Turnover Margin Ole Miss
Alabama
22
45
4
5
1.00
0.33
Turnovers Gained Ole Miss
Alabama
47
63
6
8
5
4
Turnovers Lost Ole Miss
Alabama
10
30
4
8
2
3
Winning Percentage Ole Miss
Alabama
1
41
1
6
1.000
0.667

Ole Miss Injuries and Suspensions


Player POS Status
Z. Franklin WR Ques Sat – Knee
Q. Davis WR Ques Sat – Undisclosed
H. Wolfe TE Ques Sat – Shoulder
T. Harris III LB Ques Sat – Knee
C. Prieskorn TE Late Sept – Toe

Source: Covers.com

Challenges for Alabama

Everyone knows about Lane Kiffin and his high-powered offenses. This 2023 Alabama team looks vulnerable heading into the meat of its season. Don’t be surprised if the Rebels win this one. Check back at 14Powers.com in a few days for our full preview of this game along with a gameweek prediction of the final score.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Ole Miss 27, Alabama 40

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 3:30 PM ET. Watch this SEC football game on the CBS Network.

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