No. 1 Alabama continued its dominance to start its SEC schedule by defeating Ole Miss, 66-3. The Crimson Tide overwhelmed the Rebels right from the start, jumping out to an 18-point lead in the first quarter. Alabama continued to pour it on throughout the game, finishing with 613 yards of offense. Alabama is now 5-0 overall and 2-0 in SEC play.
Moment of the game
Senior Levi Wallace intercepted Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson and returned it for a 35-yard touchdown. It was the first non-offensive touchdown this year for the Crimson Tide, and Wallace’s second interception on the year.
Offensive Player of the Game
Matthew Speakman- Jalen Hurts
Cody Estremera-Jalen Hurts
Defensive Player of the Game
Matthew Speakman- Levi Wallace
Cody Estremera-Da’Ron Payne
Fan Players of the Game (Determined by a Twitter poll)
Offense- Jalen Hurts
Defense- Levi Wallace
Levi Wallace returned Shea Patterson’s pass for a touchdown. It was Alabama’s first non-offensive touchdown this season, and Wallace’s second pick this year. He would intercept another pass and return it 31 yards. He has three interceptions this season.
Jedrick Wills made his first career start. He is the 13th player to start for Alabama this season.
Jalen Hurts continued to climb in the Alabama history books. He finished with four touchdowns, which gave him 47 career touchdowns, making him the No. 5 all time in Alabama history. He also passes Steadman Shealy in career quarterback rushing yards, after his 101-yard performance. He is now No. 4 all-time.
JK Scott made his first career field goal of the year on a 46-yard kick.
Najee Harris scored his first career touchdown on a 4-yard run. He finished with 23 yards.
Da’Shawn Hand left the game with an apparent leg injury. He was carted to the locker room and did not return to the game.
Trevon Diggs also left the game with an apparent leg injury. He returned to Alabama’s sideline with a boot on his right foot and on crutches.
Sixteen true freshman made an appearance after LaBryan Ray entered late in the fourth quarter. …read more
Source:: The Crimson White Sports