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UK 34 Ole Miss 37

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Stephen Johnson is really tough.  With a banged up left shoulder, he runs for 9 yards on the first offensive play for UK.  Austin MacGinnis finishes the drive with a 36 yard field goal.  UK grabs a 3-0 lead with 9:45 to go.

Ole Miss takes the lead.  Jordan Ta'amu, who is making his second start looks terrific.  He hits A.J. Brown for a 13 yard TD pass.  Ole Miss leads 7-3 with 5:35 to go in the half.

Ole Miss leads 7-3 after one quarter.

Down 10-6, UK uses a terrific trick play.  Lynn Bowden throw a pass across the field to Stephen Johnson who goes 32 yards to the 2.  Benny Snell takes it in.  UK goes up 13-10.

 But, Ole Miss needed just 1:44 to take the lead.  QB Jordan Ta'amu hits Van Jefferson on a 20 yard TD play.  Ole Miss leads 17-13.

Stephen Johnson was 15 of 16 in the first half for 127 yards.  Isaiah Epps makes a great catch for 28 yards down to the 1 with :16 seconds left in the half.  Benny Snell takes the direct snap and scores.   UK leads Ole Miss 20-17 at the half.  

UK has 266 yards of total offense in the first half.

UK strikes quickly in the third quarter. No one covered tight end C.J. Conrad.  This will be the easiest long TD he will ever catch.  46 yards later UK leads 27-17.

After Gary Wunderlich hits a 38 yard field to make it 27-20 UK, Ole Miss hits a home run.  Jordan Ta'amu throws a 58 yard TD to a wide open D.K. Metcalf and it's tied at 27.

Gary Wunderlich hits another field goal.  This time from the 49.  Ole Miss leads 30-27.

Benny Snell put his team on his back.  With UK starting at the 5 yard line, they march 95 yards.  Benny scores his third TD, this time from the 1.  UK goes up 34-30 with 2:14 to go.

UK thought they had the game won.  Ole Miss QB Jordan Ta'amu fumbled the ball and UK recovers with :13 seconds left.  But they looked at the play and decided it wasn't a fumble. They put the clock back to :18 seconds.

QB Jordan Ta'amu then hits D.K. Metcalf in the corner of the end zone for a 7 yard TD with :05 seconds to go. They reviewed the play and said it was a TD.

Ole Miss wins 37-34. 

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