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No. 12 Ole miss out on earned its 2nd conference lose of the season top top the road, versus No. 22 Arkansas top top Saturday night, 34-30.

On the game-deciding fourth-and-16, Ole miss QB Chad Kelly scrambled upfield and also got rocked, resulting in a fumble to fly the end of bounds and thus finish the Rebels’ last chance to score.


Chad Kelly about to run for the first down on 4th and long and then this happens. Pic.twitter.com/Fm79HYfmxJ

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This year’s matchup had a similar feel to critical year’s 53-52 thriller, in which the Razorbacks came out on peak in overtime, thanks to this fourth-and-25 play:


This year, Arkansas led 17-6 in the 2nd quarter, but the Rebels scored 2 touchdowns to tie things up in ~ 20 by halftime. So late in the third, the Razorbacks score a touchdown to take it a seven-point lead, and Ole Miss gained a ar goal early on in the fourth quarter.

Inside the 10-minute mark, Ole miss out on picked turn off Arkansas’ Austin Allen come take over at about midfield. Trailing 27-23, the Rebels were able to put together a quick, five-play, 45-yard scoring drive, finished off by a Kelly touchdown run to take a 30-27 lead.

Arkansas got an additional chance with six and also a fifty percent minutes to walk in the round game. The Hogs regulated to drive deep right into Ole miss out on territory, and capped that off with a six-yard touchdown run to take it a 34-30 lead with a tiny over two minutes left.

Arkansas QB Allen didn’t quite have the outstanding, 442-yard, six-TD performance versus Ole miss that his brother Brandon had last season, however finished 19-of-32 passing for 229 yards with three touchdowns and an interception.

Now the SEC West looks to be under to Texas A&M and also Alabama — the 2 will challenge off in Tuscaloosa, Ala. In a week.

The Rebels still have a long method to walk schedule-wise, with road games versus Texas A&M and LSU and also home games against Auburn and also Mississippi State.

Arkansas still has some interesting games remaining, consisting of a road game vs. Auburn following week, then back-to-back house games versus Florida and LSU. The Razorbacks end up off their schedule with road games against Mississippi State and Missouri.

This isn’t wherein Ole miss was last year coming into this game. Last season, the Rebels were in the SEC West’s driver\"s seat hosting the Razorbacks and also merely needed to hold on with nearly five minutes to pat in order to keep its location in the division. Instead, the Razorbacks stormed ago to send the video game to overtime and also win on a wild two-point conversion.