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No. 13 LSU (3-1, 2-0 SEC) takes on No. 20 Ole Miss (3-1, 0-1 SEC) in the Magnolia Bowl Saturday night. Kickoff from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is set for 5 pm CT on ESPN.

The Tigers are coming off a close 34-31 win over Arkansas last weekend, while the Rebels lost to Alabama 24-10 in Tuscaloosa.

LSU's overall record against Ole Miss is 65-42-4, and they have won seven of the last ten games vs. the Rebels, including last year's 45-20 victory in Tiger Stadium. Preview per LSU:

The Rebels are led by junior quarterback Jaxson Dart, who has 1,096 yards passing, seven touchdowns and two interceptions through four weeks of play. He also leads the team in rushing with 44 carries for 219 yards and three scores.

Jordan Watkins leads the team in receiving with 24 receptions for 347 yards and one touchdowns, averaging 14.5 yards per catch.

Safety Trey Washington has a team-best 25 tackles and one forced fumble, while Ashanti Cistrunk has tallied 23 tackles of his own.

“An outstanding offense and a very aggressive defense,” Kelly said of Ole Miss. “It’s a rivalry game again with the Magnolia Bowl trophy and we have to go on the road against another SEC opponent. We have some things that we have to get better at, but we’re looking forward to the challenge.” Read more.
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