After the win against Kent State Ole Miss football is 3-1 and with some great numbers Saturday Jordan Ta’amu is once again leading the SEC.
Ole Miss football and Rebels quarterback Jordan Ta’mu were back in action this past weekend with the matchup against Kent State. Despite a lackluster first half the Rebels managed to pick up the 38-17 win over the Golden Flashes. Ta’amu finished the day with his 3rd 400+ yard passing performance and the lead among SEC quarterbacks in passing yardage.
Against Kent State Ta’amu completed 28 of 38 attempts for 442 yards and 2 TDs with 1 INT which brings his season totals to 80 completions of 125 attempts for 1,346 yards and 10 TDs with only 3 INTs. The numbers place him at No.1 on the SEC passing leaders list just in front of Missouri QB Drew Lock who has 1,283 passing yards and Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa who has 1,033 passing yards.
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Out of Pearl City, Hawaii Jordan Ta’amu found his way to Oxford via the JUCO ranks. While at New Mexico Military Institute Ta’amu was prolific as a passer. In his sophomore season at NMMI Ta’amu threw for 3,014 yards and 32 TDs while also rushing for 328 yards and 7 TDs. Ta’amu was considered the No.4 JUCO dual-threat quarterback in the nation by ESPN in 2016.
Ta’amu would see his opportunity as the Rebels starter last season and finished out the last 5 games of 2017 picking up wins in 3 of the last 4 games of the season which included the 31-28 shocker over No.14 Miss State. Ta’amu finished the 2017 season completing 115 of 173 attempts for 1,682 passing yards and 11 TDs while only throwing 4 INTs as well as 57 carries for 165 rushing yards and 4 TDs on the ground.
Jordan Ta’amu will be back in action this Saturday as the Ole Miss Rebels travel to Baton Rouge to take on the LSU Tigers in Death Valley. Good luck to Jordan and the Rebels this weekend. Hotty Toddy!