- Associated Press - Thursday, September 8, 2016

Wofford (1-0) at No. 19 Mississippi (0-1), 4 p.m. (SEC Network)

Line: No line.

Series Record: First meeting.

WHAT’S AT STAKE

Ole Miss is coming off blowing a 22-point lead in the season opener and losing 45-34 to Florida State. Wofford - which plays at the FCS level - is trying to pull off a huge upset over a Southeastern Conference team.

KEY MATCHUP

The Ole Miss defense vs. Wofford’s triple-option. The Rebels played Florida State on Monday night and got back on campus at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, giving the team little time to prepare for Wofford’s unorthodox running offense. The Terriers ran for 346 yards last week in a win vs. Tennessee Tech.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Wofford: RB Will Gay. The Terriers’ running back needed just nine carries to gain 116 yards in the team’s win against Tennessee Tech.

Ole Miss: QB Chad Kelly. The senior would like to have a good bounce-back game after a mistake-laden performance against Florida State. He had some good moments against the Seminoles, throwing for 313 yards and four touchdowns, but his three interceptions and one lost fumble were critical in the loss.

FACTS & FIGURES

Ole Miss will be playing its first game in newly-renovated Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The expansion bowled in the north end zone and increased capacity to 64,038. The Rebels also installed a new natural grass playing surface. … Wofford ranked fourth in the nation at the FCS level with 300 yards rushing per game in 2015. … Wofford coach Mike Ayres has 189 wins at the school and is in his 29th season. … Wofford is 1-18 all-time against FBS opponents. The lone win was in 2000 against Louisiana-Monroe.

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