On a perfect Saturday night for college football in Oxford’s Vaught-Hemingway stadium, the Ole Miss Rebel Black Bears and Auburn Tigers put on a show for those fans who are partial to blowing out the scoreboard bulbs. Behind the nearly indefensible aerial attack of Ole Miss’s Chad Kelly (at least in the first half) and the irresistible force of the Auburn rushing attack, the teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense and 69 total points in a very big 40-29 win for the Auburn Tigers.
Despite Auburn entering this important SEC West road contest sporting the 3rd in the nation ranked scoring defense, Auburn allowed Kelly to break the long-standing single game passing yardage record held by Rebels legend Archie Manning. Yet, it would prove to be a hollow accolade for Chad Kelly and the Rebs, as Auburn played relentless, physical offense, turnover-free, opportunistic defense in critical moments, and made just enough stops of the potent Ole Miss attack to escape the Grove with a very big win, holding the Rebs to 29 points, as compared to the 43 surrendered by the Bama defense in Oxford.
Join Coach Ray, Doug Dean, and special guest analyst Coach Hunter Adams as they analyze all that went down in this wild game, as well as what the Auburn staff needs to polish heading into what could be one dramatic finish to the SEC season in November!