SEC Football Preview: Vanderbilt at Ole Miss

Vanderbilt and Ole Miss logos

Vanderbilt football tangles with No. 10 Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Team Schedules/Results

Vanderbilt

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 East Tennessee State L 3-23 Home
09/11 Colorado St W 24-21 Away
09/18 Stanford L 23-41 Home
09/25 Georgia L 0-62 Home
10/02 Connecticut W 30-28 Home
10/09 Florida L 0-42 Away
10/16 S Carolina L 20-21 Away
10/23 Miss State L 6-45 Home
10/30 Missouri L 28-37 Home
11/13 Kentucky L 17-34 Home
11/20 Mississippi 7:30 PM Away
11/27 Tennessee 12:00 PM Away

Ole Miss

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

College Football Ratings

Rating Vanderbilt Ole Miss
ESPN FPI 119 13
Sagarin 150 10
Massey Composite 121 10
PiRate Ratings 118 9

Key Stats

Stat Vanderbilt Ole Miss
Points 15.1 36.9
Points Allowed 35.4 26.2
Total YDS 297.7 522.2
Pass YDS 182.5 249.7
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
3rd Down Conv.% 31.1 38.5
3rd Down Conv. DEF % 37.8 38.2
Turnover margin -0.30 1.20

Players to Watch

Vanderbilt

QB Ken Seals, RB Ja’Veon Marlow, OL Tyler Steen, WR Cam Johnson, WR Amir Abdur-Rahim, WR Chris Pierce, TE Ben Bresnahan, LB Anfernee Orji, DL Raashaan Wilkins, CB Allan George, DB Jaylen Mahoney, S Brendon Harris.

Ole Miss

QB Matt Corral, WR Dontario Drummond, WR Braylon Sanders, C Ben Brown, OL Nick Broeker, RS Jerrion Ealy, S AJ Finley, DE/LB Sam Williams, LB Lakia Henry, CB Keidron Smith, P Mac Brown.

Injuries

Vanderbilt

 
[RB] 09/21/2021 – Re’Mahn Davis is out for season (Toe)
[QB] 11/11/2021 – Jeremy Moussa has left team (Personal)
[TE] 11/13/2021 – Justin Ball is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi (Undisclosed)
(!)[QB] 11/16/2021 – Ken Seals is probable Saturday vs Mississippi (Undisclosed)
[S] 11/13/2021 – De’Rickey Wright is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi (Disciplinary)
[OL] 11/13/2021 – Ben Cox is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi (Undisclosed)

Ole Miss

 
[OL] 10/07/2021 – Caleb Warren is out indefinitely (Ankle)
[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)
[WR] 10/01/2021 – Jonathan Mingo is out indefinitely (Foot)

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss Football Series History

Ole Miss leads 53-40-2

Comments

This is a mismatch of gigantic proportions. Vanderbilt is under-manned and under-coached. Ole Miss is loaded with talent and has one of the best head coaches in football. These facts equal a another long day for the Commodores and an easy win for the top 10 Rebels.

Our Preseason Prediction

Ole Miss 55, Vanderbilt 21

Game Week 14Powers.com Prediction

Ole Miss 48, Vanderbilt 13

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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