No. 1 Alabama routs Ole Miss for first SEC win of season

Cody Estremera and James Ogletree

No. 1 Alabama scored 62 unanswered points to dominate Ole Miss 62-7 for its first SEC win of the season. The Crimson Tide limited Ole Miss to just two completed passes and 13-passing yards since the end of the first quarter.

Play of the Game:

On 3rd-and-9 Tua Tagovailoa hit Jerry Jeudy in stride over the middle and Jeudy did the rest, sprinting to the end zone for a 79-yard go-ahead score.

Offensive Player of the Game –

Cody Estremera: Jerry Jeudy 

James Ogletree: Tua Tagovailoa

Defensive Player of the Game –

Cody Estremera: Christian Miller

James Ogletree: Christian Miller

Fan Players of the Game:

Offense: Jerry Jeudy 

Defense: Deionte Thompson


  • Jordan Ta’amu threw a 75-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver D.K. Metcalf on the first play from scrimmage, 11 seconds into the game.
  • Three plays later, Alabama tied the Rebels on a 43-yard run by Damien Harris at 13:39 in the first quarter.
  • Henry Ruggs III fumbled after catching a pass from Tua Tagovailoa on the third play of the game’s second drive.
  • Tagovailoa hit Jerry Jeudy in stride over the middle on a 79-yard touchdown pass.
  • Najee Harris capped a 62-yard drive with a 10-yard run and a dive over the goal line to extend the Crimson Tide’s lead to 21-7.
  • Joseph Bulovas missed a 38-yard field goal after a 10-play drive early in the second quarter.
  • With a Bulovas field goal, Alabama eclipsed 50 points in its first three games. The Crimson Tide is the first team to do so in SEC history.
  • Jeudy recorded his third multi-touchdown game of the season. Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones combined for three in their Alabama careers.