- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

Arkansas (4-4, 2-2 SEC) at No. 19 Mississippi (7-2, 4-1, No. 18 CFP), 3:30 p.m. (CBS)

Line: Mississippi by 11.

Series Record: Arkansas leads 32-28-1

WHAT’S AT STAKE

Ole Miss continues to control its own fate in the SEC’s Western Division, but almost certainly has to win its final three regular season games to earn the title. Arkansas would love to spoil those aspirations and earn its first marquee victory of the season.

KEY MATCHUP

The Ole Miss defensive line vs. Arkansas’ offensive line: The Rebels have struggled with the Razorbacks’ physical style of play in the past - especially during last year’s 30-0 loss in Fayetteville. Ole Miss will try to alter that trend with DT Robert Nkemdiche and DE Marquis Haynes, who leads the team with 11 tackles for a loss and 7½ sacks. Arkansas has allowed only six sacks this season, which leads the SEC.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Arkansas: RB Alex Collins: People in the SEC sometimes forget about Collins because of other star running backs such as LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Alabama’s Derrick Henry, but Collins is also having a very good year with 960 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns.

Mississippi: WR Laquon Treadwell: He’s been at his best over the last month, with at least 100 yards receiving and a touchdown in each of the past four games. That’s a school record.

FACTS & FIGURES

Ole Miss is scoring 39.4 points per game, which ranks first in the SEC and 13th in the nation. … Arkansas has a 13-10 advantage in the series since the Razorbacks joined the SEC in 1992. … The Rebels’ 7-2 record through nine games matches the program’s best start in 25 years. Ole Miss also had a 7-2 record in 1999, 2003 and last season. … Collins needs 40 yards rushing to reach 1,000 for a third-straight season. He’d be the second running back in school history to accomplish that feat, joining Darren McFadden, who did it in 2005, ‘06 and ‘07.


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