Lane Kiffin and Ole Miss defeated Louisiana-Monroe, 35-3, on Senior Day at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. That said, it wasn’t an easy game: the Rebels only led 7-3 at halftime before putting up 28 unanswered points in the 2nd half.

Ultimately, the Rebels finished off a perfect record at home. Next up: the Egg Bowl against Mississippi State, set for Thanksgiving night in Starkville. The Bulldogs defeated the Rebels 24-22 in Oxford last season; that’s sure to be a talking point for the team headed into a short week of practice. It certainly was a topic of discussion for Kiffin during his postgame press conference as Ole Miss will look to end the season at 10-2 and remain in the hunt for a New Year’s 6 bowl game. Meanwhile, there’s something on the line for the Bulldogs as well: they can clinch bowl eligibility with a home upset of the Rebels.

Here’s some of what Kiffin said at the podium as he met with the media: