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No. 10 Ole Miss survives visit from Texas A&M 38-35


Quinshon Judkins ran for three touchdowns, including a go-ahead score from 1 yard out with 1:40 remaining, and No. 10 Ole Miss fought off Texas A&M 38-35 in an SEC game Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss.

Judkins finished with 102 yards rushing, Jaxson Dart passed for 387 yards and two touchdowns and Tre Harris caught 11 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown for the Rebels (8-1, 5-1 SEC), who won their fifth straight.

Max Johnson passed for 305 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score for the Aggies (5-4, 3-3). He drove Texas A&M into position to try a tying field goal on the final play of the fourth quarter, but Deantre Prince deflected Randy Bond’s 47-yard attempt, which fell short.

Johnson leaped over the line of scrimmage for a 1-yard touchdown that gave Texas A&M its only lead, 35-31, with 4:34 left in the game, but Dart drove the Rebels 75 yards in nine plays.

Judkins’ 6-yard touchdown run and Dart’s two-point conversion pass to Harris increased Ole Miss’ lead to 28-14 lead midway through the third quarter.

Johnson threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Jake Johnson before Caden Davis kicked a 22-yard field goal to give the Rebels a 31-21 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Amari Daniels ran 1 yard for a touchdown that got the Aggies within three points with 12:04 remaining.

Judkins’ 9-yard touchdown run gave Ole Miss a 7-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. Dart’s 11-yard touchdown pass to Harris increased the lead to 14-0.

Ole Miss tried to add to the lead, but Davis’ 41-yard field goal was blocked by Shemar Turner, and Jacoby Mathews returned it 68 yards for a touchdown that pulled the Aggies within 14-7.

Four plays after the ensuing kickoff, Dart and Jordan Watkins combined on a 29-yard touchdown pass that gave the Rebels a 20-7 lead.

Le’Veon Moss’ 13-yard touchdown run got Texas A&M within 20-14 at halftime.

–Field Level Media

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