GAMEDAY College Football

Mississippi 29, Texas A&M 19

By CHRIS BURROWS
Associated Press

OXFORD, Miss. - A.J. Finley returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown and Matt Corral threw for 247 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 12 Mississippi to a 29-19 win over No. 11 Texas A&M.

The Rebels (8-2, 3-3 Southeastern) held a 15-13 lead in the fourth quarter before Ashanti Cistrunk's interception set up a 13-yard touchdown run by Snoop Conner with 6:32 left.

Finley provided an insurmountable cushion on the next series, grabbing Zach Calzada's throw and returning it down the Texas A&M sideline.

Texas A&M (7-3, 4-3) trailed 15-0 at half, but whittled the lead to to 15-13 in the fourth quarter on a 24-yard scoring run by Devon Achane and field goals by Seth Small.

Achane scored on a 9-yard run to finish the scoring with 3:11 left.

Corral completed 24 of 37 passes and Caden Costa kicked field goals of 33 and 32 yards. Chance Campbell and Keidron Smith added a safety by tackling Isaiah Spiller in the end zone in the first half.

The Rebels finished with 504 yards of total offense, highlighted by Jerrion Ealy with 24 carries for 152 yards and added 34 yards on four receptions.

Drummond had a game-high six receptions for 49 yards.

Achane had 110 yards on 12 carries. Calzada was 24 of 41 passing for 237 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter TexA&MMiss
Miss FG 12:56 Caden Costa 33 yd FG 0 3
Miss TD 6:55 Dontario Drummond 2 yd pass from Matt Corral (Caden Costa kick) 0 10
Second Quarter TexA&MMiss
Miss FG 9:34 Caden Costa 32 yd FG 0 13
Miss SF 4:00 Team safety 0 15
Third Quarter TexA&MMiss
TexA&M FG 10:03 Seth Small 30 yd FG 3 15
TexA&M TD 6:24 Devon Achane 24 yd run (Seth Small kick) 10 15
Fourth Quarter TexA&MMiss
TexA&M FG 10:19 Seth Small 43 yd FG 13 15
Miss TD 6:32 Snoop Conner 13 yd run (Caden Costa kick) 13 22
Miss TD 4:50 AJ Finley 52 yd interception return (Caden Costa kick) 13 29
TexA&M TD 3:11 Devon Achane 9 yd run (failed 2pt pass) 19 29
Team Stats
  Texas A&M Ole Miss
First downs 20 32
  Rushing 8 14
  Passing 11 14
  Penalty 1 4
3rd Down Efficiency 4-13, 31% 5-16, 31%
4th down efficiency 0-1, 0% 1-3, 33%
Rushes-Yards 29-141 56-257
Passing Yards 237 247
Return Yards 25 94
Completions-Attempts-Int 24-41-2 24-37-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--8 1--5
Punts 6 6
Punts-Average 44 38.7
Fumbles Lost 1-0 3-1
Penalties - Yards 11-90 6-51
Time of Possession 30:03 29:57
Texas A&M Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
Z. Calzada 24 41 237 0 2
Ole Miss Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
M. Corral 24 37 247 1 0
Texas A&M Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
D. Achane 12 110 9.2 2
I. Spiller 15 41 2.7 0
Z. Calzada 2 -10 -5.0 0
Ole Miss Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Ealy 24 152 6.3 0
H. Parrish Jr. 9 58 6.4 0
S. Conner 11 55 5.0 1
M. Brown 1 2 2.0 0
M. Corral 10 -5 -0.5 0
Texas A&M Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
A. Smith 5 77 15.4 0
J. Wydermyer 5 68 13.6 0
D. Demas 5 43 8.6 0
C. Chapman 3 22 7.3 0
J. Preston 2 13 6.5 0
I. Spiller 3 7 2.3 0
M. Wright 1 7 7.0 0
Ole Miss Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Pearson 5 69 13.8 0
B. Sanders 3 56 18.7 0
D. Drummond 6 49 8.2 1
J. Ealy 4 34 8.5 0
C. Kelly 4 21 5.3 0
J. Plumlee 2 18 9.0 0
Texas A&M Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Ole Miss Interceptions
Player Int Yards
A. Finley 1 52
A. Cistrunk 1 4
Texas A&M Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
N. Constantinou 6 264 44.0
Ole Miss Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
M. Brown 6 232 38.7
Texas A&M Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
A. Smith 1 -5 -5.0
Ole Miss Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Drummond 1 0 0
Texas A&M Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
D. Achane 1 16 16.0
J. Preston 1 14 14.0
Ole Miss Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Ealy 2 38 19.0
Texas A&M Missed FG
Player Length
Ole Miss Missed FG
Player Length




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