Ole Miss Football: Previewing The Ole Miss/Arkansas Game

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 22: Jonathan Williams
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 22: Jonathan Williams /
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The Rebels Have To Work

Of course, it’s never easy to replace a starting quarterback in the SEC. However, when you have an athlete of the caliber of Jordan Ta’amu there should be little separation in Shea’s absence. Ta’amu’s performance will ultimately be the key to success on the offensive side of the ball. Coach Phil Longo will have his work cut out for him this weekend as starting center Sean Rawlings is listed as  doubtful for the game. Of course, we can remember how his absence affected the Ole Miss offense in the Cal game.

We want to see the Rebels hit on all cylinders tomorrow against the Hogs. We want to see more balance and see some semblance of a rushing attack. Of course, we really want to see more from the NWO receiving corp than their performances in the LSU game. They have to win battles in coverage and make catches.

On defense, Ole Miss has to improve in order to make a win possible against the Hogs. So far the Achilles heel for Ole Miss has been the inability to make stops in the rushing game. Hopefully coach Wesley McGriff has a better game plan to stop what will be an obvious rushing attack from Arky.

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Of course, the Ole Miss Rebels will look to even their record tomorrow as they face the Arkansas Razorbacks in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Kickoff will be at 11am CT and will be televised on the SEC Network. Hotty Toddy!