“We had the best week of practice that we’ve had since I’ve been here,” Corral said. “It showed tonight. The weather wasn’t going to stop us.”
Corral accounted for a school-record seven touchdowns in less than three quarters as No. 17 Mississippi defeated Tulane 61-21 sabato sera.
Corral ran for four touchdowns – 9, 15, 15 e 6 yards – and passed for three scores, finishing 23 di 32 per 355 yard. Corral had touchdown passes of 12, 50 e 45 yards to Dontario Drummond, Jonathan Mingo and Braylon Sanders, rispettivamente.
Corral was lifted after directing three scoring drives early in the third quarter to build a 61-21 condurre, capped by his final two touchdown runs. The Rebels finished with 707 yards of total offense, 403 by Corral, on a pace to merit consideration in the Heisman Trophy race.
“The numbers really don’t mean much to me. Not really,” Corral said. “But I think they mean something to him (Coach Lane Kiffin) and I think he wants it more for me than I do. I’m just happy we played so well.”
The Rebels (3-0) responded to the weather delay efficiently, scoring on six of the seven opening possessions, including touchdown runs of 19 e 11 yards by Henry Parish Jr. and Drummond. Jerrion Ealy led the Ole Miss rushers with 15 carries for 103 yard.
“This is a really good win,” Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin said. “Tulane is a really good team and I think they’ll do really good things the rest of the way, but we played well.”
Tulane (1-2) was led by Michael Pratt with 166 metri su 10 di 18 passando, including touchdown passes of 39 e 22 to Shae Wyatt and Tyrick James, rispettivamente. Cameron Carroll added a 1-yard touchdown run, but the Green Wave could not match the early pace, trailing 40-21 durante l'intervallo.
IL DA PORTARE
Tulane: The Green Wave have been resilient in road defeats at ranked opponents No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 17 Sii signorina. tuttavia, impressive efforts will have to translate into wins quickly if Tulane is to be a serious challenger for the American Athletic Conference title. Safety Macon Clark had a game-high 13 affronta.
Sii signorina: With an impending open week, the win completed a flawless September performance. The Rebels are unbeaten, ranked, improved defensively and showcase a highlight reel-type offensive unit that has rolled up 158 punti e 1,906 yards in three games. Drummond has caught a touchdown pass in eight consecutive games and the Rebels set a school and SEC record for first downs in a game with 41.
IMPLICAZIONI DEL SONDAGGIO
The win will allow the Rebels an opportunity to climb in the poll this week, but a leap to the Top 10 next week would appear unlikely.
Tulane athletic officials Chris Maitre and Lorne Robertson took the initiative to provide a food break during the nearly two-hour lightning delay. The duo received transport by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, who drove the pair to a nearby restaurant that prepared to-go food for the Tulane players
AVANTI IL PROSSIMO
Tulane: The Green Wave will play their first home game of the season against UAB next week. Hurricane Ida had forced the team out of New Orleans and to Birmingham for several week.
Mississippi: The Rebels will look to beat Alabama for the first time since 2015.