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Big-play offense propels Ole Miss to 31-13 win

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    Former LSU running back and tight end, Billy Cannon died at his home, peacefully, in St. Francisville Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.  In 1959, on Halloween night, Cannon led #1 LSU to a victory over #3 Ole Miss.  The Tigers were trailing 3-0 when Cannon returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown, breaking 7 tackles along the way.  It was the only touchdown of the game, resulting in a 7-3 victory for LSU in Tiger Stadium.  That year, Cannon won the Heis...More >>
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Courtesy University of Mississippi Athletics

OXFORD, MS - Senior quarterback Bo Wallace passed for 188 yards and two touchdowns as Ole Miss (2-0) raced out to a convincing 31-0 lead at halftime before cruising to a 31-13 victory in its home opener against Southeast Missouri.

The Rebels scored on each of their first five possessions in the first half to take a 31-0 lead. A 64-yard touchdown reception from freshman tight end Evan Engram and a 67-yard touchdown reception by junior wide receiver Donte Moncrief highlighted the Rebels' offensive performance in the first half.

Senior quarterback Barry Brunetti rushed for a career-high 111 yards, including a four-yard touchdown rush with 3:06 remaining in the first quarter to give Ole Miss a 10-0 lead. The touchdown rush up the middle, Brunetti's third this season, matches his season total from a year ago.

Defensively, junior linebacker Serderius Bryant had a career-high 15 tackles, including a career-high eight solo tackles to lead the Rebels' defense. Junior free safety Cody Prewitt grabbed his second interception of the season, and sophomore defensive back Chief Brown had his second career fumble recovery.

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  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

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    Monday, May 21 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:59:41 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

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  • Ohio State QB Joe Burrow announces transfer to LSU

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    Ohio State QB Joe Burrow (10) calls out signals during a game against Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Sept. 30, 2017 (Source: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)Ohio State QB Joe Burrow (10) calls out signals during a game against Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Sept. 30, 2017 (Source: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

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  • Hundreds pack Birmingham temple to celebrate Mike Slive's life

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