These pieces have become increasingly difficult to get excited about this season. The games have become a beating to watch: rife with self-inflicted wounds creating needless hurdles that the team continuously struggles to overcome, if they even do. It’s a very dull brand of football, and eking out these marginal wins over what is supposed to be the bottom tier of the division sure makes it feel like we’re on equal footing to the opposition (SPOILER: we are).
The following are the offensive categories in which Ole Miss outperformed us:
- Rushing yards (250 to 165)
- First downs (22 to 20)
- Total offense (405 to 337)
- Yards per play (5.