SEC Football Preview: Ole Miss vs. Alabama

Ole Miss and Alabama logos

Ole Miss football faces Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. 14Powers.com previews the game and predicts the final score of this contest.

Team Schedules/Results

Ole Miss

Date Opponent Result
08/31/19 @ Memphis L 10-15
09/07/19 Arkansas W 31-17
09/14/19 Southeastern La. W 40-29
09/21/19 California L 20-28
09/28/19 @ Alabama
10/05/19 Vanderbilt
10/12/19 @ Missouri
10/19/19 Texas A&M
11/02/19 @ Auburn
11/09/19 New Mexico St.
11/16/19 LSU
11/28/19 @ Mississippi St.

Alabama

Date Opponent Result
08/31/19 Duke W 42-3
09/07/19 New Mexico St. W 62-10
09/14/19 @ South Carolina W 47-23
09/21/19 Southern Miss. W 49-7
09/28/19 Mississippi
10/12/19 @ Texas A&M
10/19/19 Tennessee
10/26/19 Arkansas
11/09/19 LSU
11/16/19 @ Mississippi St.
11/23/19 Western Caro.
11/30/19 @ Auburn

ESPN FPI

Ole Miss: 62

Alabama: 1

Key Stats

Stat Ole Miss Alabama
Rushing Offense 178.5 (58) 178.8 (57)
Passing Offense 231.5 (81) 371.3 (3)
Total Offense 410.0 (74) 550.0 (9)
Scoring Offense 25.3 (96) 50.0 (6)
Rushing Defense 94.8 (25) 98.8 (29)
Total Defense 383.3 (71) 287.8 (24)
Scoring Defense 22.3 (48) 10.8 (9)
Interceptions 5 (12) 5 (12)
Sacks 3.0 (20) 2.25 (66)
Tackles for loss 8.0 (16) 5.8 (79)
Turnover margin 0.50 (31) 2.0 (2)

Players to Watch

Ole Miss

OL, Alex Givens, TE Octavious Cooley, DL Benito Jones, DL Josiah Coatney, LB Mohamed Sanogo, KR Jaylon Jones. .

Alabama

QB Tua Tagovailoa, RB Najee Harris, WR Henry Ruggs, OL Jedrick Willis, OL Alex Leatherwood, DL Raekwon Davis, LB Dylan Mose, LB Anfernee Jennings.

Injuries

Ole Miss

Date Pos Player Injury Status
09/22/19 QB Matt Corral Ribs left last game – is “?” Saturday vs Alabama
09/12/19 LB Mohamed Sanogo Ankle is out indefinitely

Alabama

Date Pos Player Injury Status
09/23/19 PK Will Reichard Hip is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/22/19 DL DJ Dale Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/22/19 DL Justin Eboigbe Foot is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/22/19 OL Chris Owens Undisclosed is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/22/19 OL Deonte Brown Suspension is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/22/19 LB Terrell Lewis Undisclosed is “?” Saturday vs Mississippi
09/16/19 DL Labryan Ray Foot is out indefinitely
09/13/19 DL Antonio Alfano Academics is out indefinitely
08/31/19 OL Emil Ekiyor Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
08/28/19 LB Dylan Moses Knee is out for season
08/15/19 RB Trey Sanders Knee is out indefinitely
08/12/19 LB Joshua McMillon Knee is out for season

Source: Donbest.com

Comments

Looks like Ole Miss is a little worse than was thought before the season. Meanwhile, Alabama is about the same. It’s hard to picture Ole Miss losing to Bama. The Tide should roll.

Our Preseason Prediction

Alabama 42, Ole Miss 13

In-Season 14Powers.com Prediction

Alabama 56, Ole Miss 10

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 2:30 PM CT (3:30 PM ET). Watch on the CBS Network.

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