Ole Miss Rebels at Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Pick, Betting Odds

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Two years ago Ole Miss in Tuscaloosa, the Ole Miss Rebels won their second straight game against Alabama.

"It was legal. A guy cut him", Saban said.

"Ronnie Clark has been, to me, the consummate, ultimate great story about. what college football should be all about", Saban said.

What happened: Levi Wallace intercepted a short pass from Rebels quarterback Shea Patterson and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown to put Alabama ahead 14-0 after the extra point.

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Alabama hosts Ole Miss on Saturday in their annual meeting.

That included Patterson playing the entire way against No. 1 Alabama, a game that eventually concluded 66-3. Coach Nick Saban said after the game he thought Hand had suffered an MCL sprain and would be further evaluated Sunday. Alabama is 4-0 with wins over Vanderbilt and States Florida, Fresno, and Colorado. The Rebels, who are averaging 427 yards per game through the air, average 36 points per game and aim to continue the assault against an Alabama defense tied for fourth in scoring defense (10 points per game) and tied for seventh in total defense (248 yards per game).

Texas A&M is roughly two hours from the Houston suburb of Channelview, which is the home of Alabama sophomore quarterback Jalen Hurts, who considered the Aggies and Mississippi State before signing with the Tide. Ole Miss jumped out to a 24-3 before Alabama came roaring back, and then finally hung on for a 48-43 victory. Ole Miss had a week off after losing at Cal. "We're going to reduce the package and line up and let them play", McGriff said. "It will be fun, but at the end of the day, it's another game and a tough road environment that we have to be ready to play in".

Taking over on the Rebels' half, the Crimson Tide drove in to scoring position easily once more. LSU got shoved all over its own house Saturday night by a Sun Belt Conference team that outplayed the supposedly more talented Tigers in every phase of the game. Freshman running back Najee Harris powered his way into the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown to make it 45-3 midway through the third. Ole Miss is averaging 74.3 rushing yards a game, just behind Eastern Michigan, which is averaging 74.5 yards. If Ole Miss wants to defeat the Tide again, they better play lights out football. He's, in a word, accurate, and he gets good help from those brawny receivers on the outside. Luke said center Sean Rawlings (ankle) is a game-time decision, but receiver A.J. Brown (knee) is likely good to go.

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