Vanderbilt Football First Look: Ole Miss

Eyes on Ole Miss Logo

Vanderbilt football meets Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford. Here is your first look at the Ole Miss Rebels.

Ole Miss Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/06 Louisville W 43-24 Neutral
09/11 Austin Peay W 54-17 Home
09/18 Tulane W 61-21 Home
10/02 Alabama L 21-42 Away
10/09 Arkansas W 52-51 Home
10/16 Tennessee W 31-26 Away
10/23 LSU W 31-17 Home
10/30 Auburn L 20-31 Away
11/06 Liberty W 27-14 Home
11/13 Texas A&M W 29-19 Home
11/20 Vanderbilt 7:30 PM Home
11/25 Miss State 7:30 PM Away

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Vanderbilt Ole Miss
Points 15.1 36.9
Points Allowed 35.4 26.2
Total YDS 297.7 522.2
Pass YDS 182.5 282.4
Rush YDS 115.2 239.8
Total YDS Allowed 457.7 427.2
Pass YDS Allowed 268.6 237.3
Rush YDS Allowed 189.1 189.9

Ole Miss Injuries and Suspensions

 
[OL] 10/07/2021 – Caleb Warren is out indefinitely (Ankle)
[WR] 10/01/2021 – Jonathan Mingo is out indefinitely (Foot)
[OL] 10/26/2021 – Ben Brown is out for season (Biceps)
[WR] 11/13/2021 – Dontario Drummond is “?” Saturday vs Vanderbilt (Undisclosed)
[TE] 11/13/2021 – Chase Rogers is “?” Saturday vs Vanderbilt (Undisclosed)
[WR] 08/25/2021 – Bralon Brown is out indefinitely (Undisclosed)

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Vanderbilt

The challenge for Vandy against Ole Miss is that explosive, balanced offense of the Rebels. They are piling up over 500 yards a game on average. It’s pretty evenly distributed between passing plays and running plays so you can never be sure what is coming. Vanderbilt’s defense has to be able to slow down that offense and force some punts or the Rebels might put up video game points.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:30 PM CT (7:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network Network.

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