Hogs’ Sanders, Jefferson force upset of No. 14 Rebels

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6 hours in the past

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — – Arkansas’ Rocket Sanders rushed for 232 yards and a few touchdowns, such as a 68-yarder on the opening drive of the next 50 percent, in a 42-27 rout of No. 20 Ole Miss on Saturday night.

The Razorbacks had a 35-6 halftime guide, and the Rebels’ 21 fourth-quarter details manufactured the activity appear nearer than it was.

Sanders averaged 9.7 yards on 24 carries, encouraging Arkansas (6-5, 3-4 Southeastern Convention) snap a two-video game skid and develop into bowl-qualified. He acquired 153 yards in the 1st half.

Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson returned from his injury, likely 17 of 22 passing for 168 yards and three scores. Matt Landers included two landing receptions for the Hogs.

Ole Overlook (8-3, 4-3, No. 14 CFP) moved the ball and had chances early. But keeping penalties nullified two landing passes from Jaxson Dart. The Rebels shed a fumble, were being forced to settle for two subject goals on promising drives and skipped a field-target attempt.

The Rebels experienced two 200-garden rushers – Quinshon Judkins (214) and Zach Evans (207) – but even now trailed by 36 factors at a single stage.

Arkansas linebacker Drew Sanders picked off a Dart move, environment up Sanders’ 8-garden scoring run just right before halftime for the 35-6 cushion.


Ole Pass up: The Rebels were being outclassed in the wake of a challenging 30-24 decline to Alabama, but they can’t permit the setback linger due to the fact bitter rival Mississippi Condition looms.

Arkansas: The Razorbacks seemed like a diverse workforce, specially on offense, immediately after becoming upset by Liberty and dropping a tight video game towards LSU.


Ole Miss will practically certainly tumble out of the Prime 25.

UP Future

Ole Overlook: Hosts Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl on Friday.

Arkansas: Visits Missouri on Saturday.