Hogs’ Sanders, Jefferson drive upset of No. 14 Rebels

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — – Arkansas’ Rocket Sanders rushed for 232 yards and three touchdowns, together with a 68-yarder on the opening drive of the second half, in a 42-27 rout of No. 20 Ole Miss on Saturday night time.

The Razorbacks had a 35-6 halftime lead, and the Rebels’ 21 fourth-quarter factors made the sport seem nearer than it was.

Sanders averaged 9.7 yards on 24 carries, serving to Arkansas (6-5, 3-4 Southeastern Convention) snap a two-game skid and grow to be bowl-eligible. He gained 153 yards within the first half.

Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson returned from his harm, going 17 of twenty-two passing for 168 yards and three scores. Matt Landers added two landing receptions for the Hogs.

Ole Miss (8-3, 4-3, No. 14 CFP) moved the ball and had possibilities early. However holding penalties nullified two landing passes from Jaxson Dart. The Rebels misplaced a fumble, had been pressured to accept two subject targets on promising drives and missed a field-goal strive.

The Rebels had two 200-yard rushers – Quinshon Judkins (214) and Zach Evans (207) – however nonetheless trailed by 36 factors at one level.

Arkansas linebacker Drew Sanders picked off a Dart cross, establishing Sanders’ 8-yard scoring run simply earlier than halftime for the 35-6 cushion.


Ole Miss: The Rebels had been outclassed within the wake of a tricky 30-24 loss to Alabama, however they cannot let the setback linger since bitter rival Mississippi State looms.

Arkansas: The Razorbacks seemed like a unique staff, particularly on offense, after being upset by Liberty and dropping a decent sport in opposition to LSU.


Ole Miss will nearly actually tumble out of the High 25.


Ole Miss: Hosts Mississippi State within the Egg Bowl on Friday.

Arkansas: Visits Missouri on Saturday.