Tigers no match for Rebels, as No. 1 wins 58-37

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The (1) LSU Tigers were no match for the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday. The Tigers won 58-37 over the Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi.

LSU leads the all-time series 60-38-4. The Tigers have now won four straight in the series.

LSU Tigers wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase dives for a touchdown against Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Ja’Marr Chase dives for a touchdown against Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Getty Images)

Ole Miss has not won in the series since a 38-17 win on Nov. 21, 2015.

With the win, the Tigers improved to 10-0 on the season. The team is now 6-0 in conference play.

The Rebels fell to 4-7 on the season. The loss dropped the team to 2-5 in Southeastern Conference play.

Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow went 32 of 42 for 489 yards. He had five touchdown passes and two interceptions.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire had 23 carries for 172 yards and a touchdown. Burrow also had nine carries for 26 yards. Tyrion Davis-Price had three carries for eight yards and a touchdown.

Ja’Marr Chase had eight receptions for 227 yards and three touchdowns. Justin Jefferson had nine receptions for 119 yards and two touchdowns, while Thaddeus Moss had five receptions for 63 yards.

Rebels quarterback John Rhys Plumlee went 9 of 16 for 123 yards. He also threw an interception.

Matt Corral also went 6 of 11 for 89 yards. He also threw one touchdown pass.

Plumlee had 21 carries for 212 yards and four touchdowns. Jerrion Ealy had 13 carries for 141 yards.

Elijah Moore had nine receptions for 143 yards and a touchdown.

 The Rebels outscored the Tigers 30-27 in the second half. Corral hit Moore for a 55-yard touchdown reception. Plumlee also scored on a 35-yard rushing touchdown.

Plumlee also scored on a 60-yard rushing touchdown. Following the score, Plumlee also scored on a two-point conversion.

He also scored on a 46-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. Plumlee hit Moore for a two-point conversion.

Tigers’ Edwards-Helaire scored on a 49-yard rushing touchdown. Burrow hit Chase for a 61-yard touchdown reception.

Burrow hit Jefferson for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Cade York made two field goals, including a 27-yard field goal and a 52-yard field goal.

 The Tigers led 31-7 over the Rebels in the first-half. Burrow hit Chase for a 34-yard touchdown reception. Davis-Price also scored on a four-yard rushing touchdown.

Burrow also connected with Chase for a second first-half touchdown, as the duo connected on a 51-yard touchdown reception. Burrow also hit Jefferson for a 12-yard touchdown reception.

York made a 33-yard field goal.

Rebels got on the board in the first half when Plumlee scored on a five-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

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