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Allstate Sugar Bowl Prediction: Oklahoma State Cowboys win in OT

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The 16th ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-2) are currently playing the 12th ranked Ole Miss Rebels (9-3) in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The game is currently on ESPN from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This is the final game of the New Year’s Six. It’s the first Sugar Bowl for the Rebels since 1970 and the first for the Cowboys since 1946.

In addition, the Rebels are without their best player in Robert Nkemdiche. He was suspended for this game after being arrested for falling from an Atlanta hotel and using fake marijuana during Heisman Trophy weekend.

The Cowboys will defeat the Rebels, 30-23, in overtime. This is according to our whatifsports.com simulation.

The Rebels had the ball for 32 minutes and 27 seconds. The Cowboys only had the ball for 27 minutes and 33 seconds.

Both teams had 380 yards of offense.

Rebels signal caller Chad Kelly went 26-of-34 for 307 yards with a touchdown and an interception. His counterpart, Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph went 20-of-32 for 251 yards and a touchdown.

Chris Carson led the Cowboys with 88-yards and a touchdown. Rennie Childs had 28-yards and a touchdown, while Raymond Taylor had 14-yards and Rudolph had -1-yards.

David Glidden led the receivers with 56-yards, while James Washington had 51-yards and a touchdown and Marcell Ateman had 43-yards. Carson added 41-yards, while Jalen McCleskey and Blake Jarwin had 25-yards each. Austin Hays added 10-yards.

Akeem Judd had 32-yards for the Rebels rushing attack, while Jaylen Walton had 25-yards and a touchdown. Kelly added 17-yards and Jordan Wilkins had -1-yards.

Laquon Treadwell, who is expected to enter the NFL Draft after this game, had 85-yards, while Quincy Adeboyejo had 54-yards and Evan Engram had 42-yards. Judd added 39-yards and a touchdown, while Damore’ea Stringfellow had 34-yards and Cody Core had 33-yards. Taz Zettergren had 12-yards and Walton had 8-yards.

The Rebels defense, who was without their best player, still had four sacks. D.J. Jones had two sacks, while Luke Davis and Woodrow Hamilton had a sack each.

The Cowboys defense faired much better, as they had seven sacks and an interception. Dylan Harding, Jarrell Owens, Seth Jacobs, Deric Robertson, Jordan Brailford, Emmanuel Ogbah and Trey Carter each had sacks, while Jordan Sterns had the interception.

In overtime, Childs scored on a 2-yard run to give the Cowboys a 30-23 lead. The Rebels failed to score a touchdown on their overtime drive.

Washington caught a 20-yard touchdown reception from Rudolph to tie the game with 22 seconds left in the game.

Rebels kicker Gary Wunderlich made a 49-yard field goal to make it 23-16 with 2:30 left in the game. Just two minutes earlier, Ben Grogan made a 47-yard field goal to make it 20-16 Cowboys.

Judd caught a five-yard touchdown reception from Kelly to make it 20-13 with 12:19 left in the game. Wunderlich made it 13 each with a 30-yard field goal with 5:34 left in the third quarter.

Grogan made a 23-yard field goal for the 13-10 lead with 1:48 left in the first half. Walton had tied the game at 10 each with 7:04 in the second quarter with a two-yard rushing touchdown.

After a Carson 8-yard rushing touchdown for a 7-0 lead, the Rebels cut the lead to 7-3 with a Wunderlich 26-yard field goal. Grogan then made a 25-yard field goal for a 10-3 lead with 1:04 left in the first quarter.

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