Ole Miss on upset alert? Lane Kiffin, Rebels in tight one with 2-8 Louisiana-Monroe at halftime
Ole Miss was expected to have little trouble with visiting Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. The Warhawks entered the game with a 2-8 mark and their lone win against an FBS opponent coming against Army.
But Lane Kiffin’s team has gotten all it could handle through 2 quarters of play in Oxford. It’s Ole Miss 7, ULM 3 at halftime.
The Warhawks actually could have tied the game thanks to an Ole Miss pass interference that spotted the ball at the Rebels’ 6-yard line. But a helter-skelter, sloppy 2nd-and-goal eventually put it at the 9 and saw ULM eventually settle for 3 points.
Jaxson Dart has looked good, going 15-of-21 for 122 yards but failing to record a touchdown. Quinshon Judkins has 10 carries for 42 yards, while Ulysses Bentley IV has the game’s lone touchdown. The Rebels need to get things rolling in a hurry coming out of the locker room as this one has turned out to be tighter than expected.
Here’s some reaction to the shocking halftime score across social media:
Ole Miss struggling against ULM is a clear indication that Lane Kiffin is heading to Texas A&M. MY COLUMN
— Barrett Sallee ?? (@BarrettSallee) November 18, 2023
— Jacob McMullen (@JacobMc73847742) November 18, 2023
Is Lane Kiffin okay??????????????
— jdjrjrjrkekek (@io_iololo) November 18, 2023
A complete no-show from Ole Miss today at home against a woeful team. Never trust Lane Kiffin.
— Ryan Payne (@RyanPayne32) November 18, 2023
That first half by Ole Miss was absolutely painful to watch. They definitely aren’t playing like the #13 team right now.
— Phil J Ñull (@PhilNull) November 18, 2023
Ole Miss is probably the most overrated team in college football year after year. Georgia jumped to #1 because of their ranking.
Their score at halftime this week: pic.twitter.com/VpY9V64Phr
— Nick (@DoseOfNick) November 18, 2023
Someone run to the locker room and inform Ole Miss that they have a game today…I know it’s hard to get up for teams like ULM, but geez…. https://t.co/hqYeiKwVGO
— James Pugh (@jpughinreallife) November 18, 2023
— Aaron Braddy (@BraddyAaron_) November 18, 2023