- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

Mississippi (9-3, SEC, No. 12 CFP) vs Oklahoma State (10-2, Big 12, No. 16 CFP), Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m. EST

LOCATION: New Orleans

TOP PLAYERS

Mississippi: QB Chad Kelly. Led the Southeastern Conference with 3,740 yards passing and 27 touchdowns.

Oklahoma State: WR James Washington. He’s caught 52 passes for 1,077 yards and 10 touchdowns.

NOTABLE

Mississippi: The Rebels have 6,177 yards of total offense this season which is a school record. Ole Miss has returned four interceptions for touchdowns this season, which ties a school record set in 1938.

Oklahoma State: Defensive lineman Emmanuel Ogbah has 13 sacks this season, which ranks fourth in the country. The Oklahoma State offense is efficient in the red zone, converting on 51 of 55 opportunities (92.7 percent), including 38 touchdowns.

LAST TIME

Mississippi 21, Oklahoma State 7. (Jan. 2, 2010 in Cotton Bowl)

BOWL HISTORY

Mississippi: First appearance in the Sugar Bowl since 1970, 37th bowl appearance overall.

Oklahoma State: First appearance in the Sugar Bowl since 1946, 26th bowl appearance overall.

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