SEC Football Preview: Texas A&M at Ole Miss

Ole Miss-Texas A&M football preview

Texas A&M faces Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Rowan Rehbein, 14Powers.com SEC Football

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

Texas A&M

2-Sep vs. New Mexico W 52 – 10
9-Sep at Miami (FL) L 33 – 48
16-Sep vs. Louisiana-Monroe W 47 – 3
23-Sep vs. Auburn W 27 – 10
30-Sep vs. Arkansas* W 34 – 22
7-Oct vs. Alabama L 20 – 26
14-Oct at Tennessee L 13 – 20
28-Oct vs. South Carolina W 30 – 17
4-Nov at Ole Miss
11-Nov vs. Mississippi State
18-Nov vs. Abilene Christian
25-Nov at LSU

Ole Miss

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 L 10 – 24
30-Sep vs. LSU L 49 – 55
7-Oct vs. Arkansas W 27 – 20
21-Oct at Auburn W 28 – 21
28-Oct vs. Vanderbilt W 33 – 7
4-Nov vs. Texas A&M
11-Nov at Georgia
18-Nov vs. Louisiana-Monroe
23-Nov at Mississippi State

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating Texas A&M Ole Miss
ESPN FPI 16 13
Sagarin 16 13
Massey Composite 30 11
PiRate Ratings 18 13

KEY STATS

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Texas A&M
Ole Miss
36
92
3
9
0.438
0.363
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
7
76
2
10
0.290
0.393
4th Down Conversion Pct Ole Miss
Texas A&M
20
54
2
4
0.696
0.545
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
12
43
3
5
0.308
0.429
Blocked Kicks Ole Miss
Texas A&M
34
34
6
6
1
1
Blocked Kicks Allowed Ole Miss
Texas A&M
103
103
11
11
2
2
Blocked Punts Texas A&M 6 2 1
Blocked Punts Allowed Texas A&M
Ole Miss
1
93
1
12
0
1
Completion Percentage Ole Miss
Texas A&M
38
50
8
9
0.641
0.628
Defensive TDs Ole Miss
Texas A&M
44
44
5
5
1
1
Fewest Penalties Texas A&M
Ole Miss
93
111
9
12
54
58
Fewest Penalties Per Game Texas A&M
Ole Miss
95
113
9
12
6.75
7.25
Fewest Penalty Yards Texas A&M
Ole Miss
60
105
9
13
408
502
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Texas A&M
Ole Miss
61
107
9
13
51.00
62.75
First Downs Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
4
54
1
10
114
154
First Downs Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
32
64
3
7
182
168
Fumbles Lost Ole Miss
Texas A&M
2
49
1
8
1
4
Fumbles Recovered Ole Miss
Texas A&M
60
87
1
6
4
3
Kickoff Return Defense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
21
102
3
11
16.11
22.67
Kickoff Returns Texas A&M
Ole Miss
72
116
10
13
19.42
16.45
Net Punting Texas A&M
Ole Miss
102
116
12
14
36.72
35.77
Passes Had Intercepted Ole Miss
Texas A&M
29
49
5
9
5
6
Passes Intercepted Ole Miss
Texas A&M
24
109
3
13
9
4
Passing Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
23
42
4
7
286.5
265.8
Passing Yards Allowed Texas A&M
Ole Miss
14
55
1
7
173.1
218.9
Passing Yards per Completion Ole Miss
Texas A&M
6
49
3
8
15.28
12.58
Punt Return Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
74
111
8
13
8.00
12.88
Punt Returns Texas A&M
Ole Miss
11
40
2
8
16.53
10.80
Red Zone Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
63
91
4
9
0.824
0.875
Red Zone Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
46
55
8
9
0.875
0.865
Rushing Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
13
54
2
10
96.1
135.4
Rushing Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
27
97
3
11
187.5
128.5
Sacks Allowed Texas A&M
Ole Miss
72
88
7
9
2.12
2.38
Scoring Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
25
41
3
5
19.5
21.4
Scoring Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
10
42
3
5
38.9
32.0
Tackles for Loss Allowed Texas A&M
Ole Miss
47
109
5
12
5.00
7.12
Team Passing Efficiency Ole Miss
Texas A&M
11
47
3
8
164.67
144.38
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
51
56
4
5
126.92
128.32
Team Sacks Texas A&M
Ole Miss
1
4
1
2
4.12
3.75
Team Tackles for Loss Texas A&M
Ole Miss
1
8
1
2
9.4
7.9
Time of Possession Texas A&M
Ole Miss
40
121
4
13
31:06
26:57
Total Defense Texas A&M
Ole Miss
7
50
1
8
269.2
354.2
Total Offense Ole Miss
Texas A&M
12
64
3
7
474.0
394.2
Turnover Margin Ole Miss
Texas A&M
13
95
1
13
0.88
-0.38
Turnovers Gained Ole Miss
Texas A&M
34
111
2
12
13
7
Turnovers Lost Ole Miss
Texas A&M
8
44
2
11
6
10
Winning Percentage Ole Miss
Texas A&M
8
42
2
7
0.875
0.625

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Texas A&M

QB Conner Weigman, RB Amari Daniels, WR Ainias Smith, OL Bryce Foster, OL Layden Robinson, OL Bryce Foster, OL Reuben Fatheree, DT McKinnley Jackson, LB Edgerrin Cooper, LB Bryce Anderson, S Demani Richardson, P Nik Constantinou.

Ole Miss

QB Jaxson Dart, RB Quinshon Judkins, WR Zakhari Franklin, TE Caden Prieskcorn, OL Jeremy James, OL Micah Pettus, DT JJ Pegues, LB Khari Coleman, DB Ladarius Tennison, K Caden Costa.

INJURIES

Texas A&M


Player POS Status
L. Moss RB Prob Sat – Hamstring
R. Cottrell WR Ques Sat – Foot
C. Weigman QB out for season – Ankle
J. Gilbert DB Out indefinitely – Shoulder
D. Green TE out for season – Knee

Ole Miss


Player POS Status
Q. Davis WR Out indefinitely – Undisclosed

Source: Covers.com

Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss Football Series History

Texas A&M leads 9-3

COMMENTS

This game is almost like a coin flip. Both really good teams that can score points and defend. I’m going with the home team in this one.

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Texas A&M 20, Ole Miss 35

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Ole Miss 31, Texas A&M 28

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 12:00 PM ET. Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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