Alabama Opens SEC Play With Win Over Ole Miss
The No. 13 Alabama Crimson Tide (3-1, 1-0) defeated the No. 15 Ole Miss Rebels (3-1, 0-1) 24-10 on Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama got on the board first with a 48-yard field goal by kicker Will Reichard.
Ole Miss responded, driving 75 yards on seven snaps, capped off by a ten-yard touchdown run by quarterback Jaxson Dart.
Reichard kicked two more field goals to give Alabama the lead back. The first was a 40-yarder late in the second quarter to cut the game to one point and the second was a 23-yarder early in the third quarter to put the crimson and white in front.
The Crimson Tide scored its first touchdown of the game in the middle of the third quarter on a 33-yard pass from quarterback Jalen Milroe to wide receiver Jalen Hale. Ty Simpson ran in a two-point conversion to make the score 17-7.
Ole Miss kicked a field goal, a 35-yarder by Caden Davis to make it a one-score ballgame, however Alabama responded with an eight-yard touchdown run by running back Jase McClellan to seal the Crimson Tide victory.
The Rebels attempted a comeback late in the fourth quarter, but fell short inside the red zone.
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