The Rebel offense spotted the defense 27 points to start the Grove Bowl, but big plays quickly erased the deficit as they squeezed out a 31-29 victory. The defense, playing vanilla out of design, had its moments as well in the fast-paced skirmish.
Ole Miss offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator Matt Luke has never been in this position before.
The Rebel coaches "put the ball down" toward the end of practice today in some Red Zone and goalline periods. During the scripted portions, the defense gained a decided edge. When the session went unscripted, the offense redeemed themselves a little.
Last season, Offensive Line Coach was "breaking in" players like RT Alex Givens, LT Greg Little, LG Javon Patterson and C Sean Rawlings to starting roles.
February 28, 2017
The Ole Miss offensive line did its part against Auburn Saturday.
October 31, 2016
Even though he's just a sophomore, Ole Miss Right Tackle/Center Sean Rawlings - along with fellow sophs Javon Patterson and Jordan Sims - are some of the leaders in the offensive line room and as such, he likes the direction the Rebel OL has taken in the first four games.
September 30, 2016
It’s easy to forget because of the end result, but for at least two quarters of football against Florida State, the new-look Ole Miss offensive line held up pretty well.
September 8, 2016
Senior Center Robert Conyers is not bashful in discussing his role as the lone senior on the Rebel offensive line. He's the guy that will take the responsibility of leading that unit head on.
September 4, 2016