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MATT LUKE

HEAD COACH MATT LUKE

Matt Luke was born a Rebel. His family has ties to Ole Miss that span three generations. Now, he has achieved a lifelong dream by taking over the reins of his alma mater. Ole Miss made it official on Nov. 27, 2017, removing the interim tag and introducing Luke as the 38th head coach in program history. Under difficult circumstances and an uncertain future, Luke faced the daunting challenge of taking over the team just a week before 2017 fall camp and responded by helping the Rebels bounce back from a losing season to post a 6-6 record, including a 31-28 road win at Mississippi State to return the Golden Egg to Oxford. The Gulfport native continued that momentum by assembling a top-25 recruiting class in February. During his 24 years as a player and coach at the collegiate level, Luke has risen through the ranks while learning from a number of successful veteran coaches. He has worked alongside national champion Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe and former Ole Miss head coach Tommy Tuberville, among others. On the field, he has mentored 17 all-league selections as well as All-Americans and first-round draft picks Laremy Tunsil and Laken Tomlinson. Luke, a four-year center for the Rebels (1995-98), just wrapped up his 10th season as a coach at Ole Miss. Prior to taking over as interim head coach, Luke spent five seasons as the team's co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. During his first stop in Oxford (2002-05), Luke served four seasons coaching the Ole Miss tight ends and offensive line under Cutcliffe. Since returning to Oxford in 2012, Luke has helped the Rebels earn four bowl berths, including a 10-3 record and Sugar Bowl victory to cap the 2015 season. Luke's 2017 Rebels saw breakout performances from all three phases of the game. A.J. Brown, the SEC leader in multiple receiving categories, set single-season marks in both receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, while senior running back Jordan Wilkins became just the fifth Rebel to surpass the 1,000-yard mark in a single season. Two different quarterbacks threw for 350 or more yards in three games during the 2017 season, becoming just the fourth FBS team in the last 20 seasons to accomplish that feat. The 2017 Rebel defense finished the season strong, forcing five turnovers in the season finale win against Mississippi State. Senior linebacker DeMarquis Gates ended the season with 114 tackles, the most in a single season since Patrick Willis had 137 in 2006. Luke also saw senior kicker Gary Wunderlich become Ole Miss' career record-holder in points scored (350), points kicking (350), field goals made (64), PATs made (158) and PATs attempted (162). A product of Gulfport High School, Luke lettered four seasons (1995-98) as a center at Ole Miss. A starter in 33 career games for the Rebels, he served as team captain in 1998 as Ole Miss posted a 7-5 ledger and defeated Texas Tech in the Independence Bowl. He was named the 1998 Ole Miss Most Valuable Senior by the Jackson (Miss.) Touchdown Club and twice earned Academic All-SEC honors. Following his playing career, he served as a student assistant coach at Ole Miss in 1999, helping the Rebels to an 8-4 mark with regular-season wins against Auburn, South Carolina, LSU and Arkansas as well as a 27-25 triumph over Oklahoma in the Independence Bowl. He graduated in May 2000 with a degree in business administration. Luke is married to the former Ashley Grantham of Oxford, Mississippi, and the couple has two sons, Harrison and Cooper. His father, Tommy, was a defensive back at Ole Miss in the 1960s while his brother, Tom, quarterbacked the Rebels from 1989-91. Tom is also on the Ole Miss football staff as assistant athletics director for player development.

PERSONAL INFORMATION BORN: Oct. 29, 1976 HOMETOWN: Gulfport, Miss. FAMILY: Wife, Ashley (Grantham); sons Harrison; Cooper EDUCATION: Gulfport High School (1995) Ole Miss (2000) – Bachelor's Business Admin. COACHING EXPERIENCE Ole Miss (Student Assistant Coach, 1999; Assistant Coach, 2002-05; Off. Coordinator, 2012-16; Head Coach, 2017-Pres.) Duke (Off. Coordinator, 2008-11) Tennessee (Recruiting Coordinator, 2006-07) Murray State (Off. Line Coach, 2000-01) YEAR-BY-YEAR COLLEGIATE COACHING Year School Record Finish 2017 Ole Miss 6-6 6th SEC West Totals (1 season) 6-6 (.500)

WESLEY MCGRIFF Associate Head Coach/ Defensive Coord.

PHIL LONGO Offensive Coord./ Quaterbacks

JASON JONES Co-Defensive Coord./ Safeties

JACK BICKNELL Offensive Line

CHARLES CLARK Cornerbacks

MAURICE HARRIS Tight Ends

DERRICK NIX Running Backs

JACOB PEELER Wide Receivers

FREDDIE ROACH Defensive Line

JON SUMRALL Linebackers

Offensive GA: Josh Snow Defensive GA: Zach Brown Defensive GA: E.J. Epperson Head Strength Coach: Paul Jackson Head Athletic Trainer: Pat Jernigan Equipment Manager: Ken Crain Assoc. AD/Football Operations: John Miller Asst. AD/Community Relations: Ben Aigamaua Asst. AD/Player Development: Tom Luke Asst. AD/Recruiting Operations: Chris Rippon Asst. AD/Player Personnel: Tyler Siskey Asst. AD/Player Personnel: Lee Wilbanks

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SPRING ROSTER No. Name 1 D.D. Bowie 1 A.J. Brown 2 Matt Corral 3 Vernon Dasher 3 DeMarcus Gregory 4 Jacob Carter 4 Victor Evans 5 DaMarkus Lodge 5 Ken Webster 6 Kam’ron White 7 Jason Pellerin 7 Mohamed Sanogo 8 C.J. Miller 9 Dawson Knox 9 Hal Northern 10 Jordan Ta’amu 11 A.J. Harris 12 Austrian Robinson 13 Grant Restmeyer 13 Braylon Sanders 14 Zikerrion Baker 14 D.K. Metcalf 15 Octavious Cooley 15 Myles Hartsfield 16 Gabe Angel 17 Floyd Allen 17 Willie Hibbler 19 Alex Faniel 19 Markel Winters 21 Javien Hamilton 21 KeShun Wells 22 Scott Phillips 24 Eric Swinney 25 D.K. Buford 25 Montrell Custis 26 C.J. Moore 26 Jake VanRonzelen 26 Isaiah Woullard 28 Cam Ordway 28 D’Vaughn Pennamon 29 Armani Linton 31 Jaylon Jones 32 Josh Clarke 32 Jerry Johnson 34 Shawn Curtis 35 Donta Evans 36 Zedrick Woods 37 Art Mitchell 39 Kweisi Fountain 40 Josiah Coatney 41 Brenden Williams 43 Detric Bing-Dukes 45 Amani Johnson 47 Ty Rocconi 49 Ryan Labanc 50 Sean Rawlings 54 Sam Johnson 55 Ben Brown 58 Mike Taylor 59 Samuel Plash 61 Eli Johnson 62 Cole Becker

Pos. Ht. DB 6-0 WR 6-1 QB 6-1 DB 6-1 WR 6-1 QB 5-11 DE 6-3 WR 6-2 DB 5-11 WR 6-2 TE 6-4 LB 6-2 DB 6-0 TE 6-4 DT 6-1 QB 6-2 DB 5-11 DT 6-4 QB 6-3 WR 6-0 LB 6-1 WR 6-4 TE 6-3 DB 5-11 TE 6-3 WR 5-11 LB 6-3 QB 6-6 DE 6-3 DB 5-10 RB 5-7 RB 5-8 RB 5-9 RB 5-11 DB 6-0 DB 5-11 RB 5-11 RB 5-9 DB 5-11 RB 5-11 RB 6-2 DB 5-11 LB 6-2 DB 5-10 DE 6-2 LB 6-1 DB 5-11 DB 5-10 DB 6-1 DT 6-4 DE 6-3 LB 6-1 DE 6-0 DB 5-11 LB 6-1 OL 6-5 OL 6-1 OL 6-5 LS 6-1 OL 6-3 C 6-1 LS 6-1

Wt. 180 225 203 200 209 185 243 199 194 201 237 228 191 250 295 212 198 280 238 188 216 225 268 199 238 185 227 248 252 176 170 212 214 231 188 198 190 200 182 238 218 186 217 197 244 236 201 196 208 302 227 254 226 173 225 294 268 300 194 278 300 245

Yr. SO-1L JR-2L FR-HS JR-TR FR-HS SO-TR SR-3L SR-3L SR-4L FR-RS JR-2L SO-1L SO-1L JR-2L JR-TR SR-1L FR-RS JR-2L SO-SQ SO-1L FR-RS SO-1L JR-2L JR-2L SO-1L SR-1L JR-2L FR-RS SR-1L SR-1L JR-SQ JR-TR JR-2L SR-3L JR-2L SR-3L FR-RS FR-HS SR-3L JR-2L JR-2L JR-2L FR-RS JR-1L JR-2L SO-1L SR-3L JR-1L SR-1L JR-1L JR-1L SR-2L FR-RS FR-RS FR-RS SR-3L JR-SQ FR-RS JR-SQ FR-RS SO-1L FR-RS

Hometown/Previous School(s) Morton, Miss./Morton Starkville, Miss./Starkville Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly Baxley, Ga./Appling County/Coffeyville CC Duncan, S.C./Byrnes HS Pontotoc, Miss./Pontotoc/East Central CC Dallas, Texas/Skyline Cedar Hill, Texas/Cedar Hill Decatur, Ga./Stockbridge Clinton, Miss./Clinton New Iberia, La./New Iberia Catholic Plano, Texas/Plano West Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern Nashville, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Tunica, Miss./Rosa Fort/Northwestern Mississippi CC Pearl City, Hawaii/Pearl City/New Mexico Military Madison, Ala./Bob Jones New York, N.Y./Trinity-Pawling School McKinney, Texas/McKinney Boyd Hogansville, Ga./Callaway Mooringsport, La./Minden Oxford, Miss./Oxford Laurel, Miss./Laurel Sayreville, N.J./East Coast Prep Lebanon, Tenn./Cookeville Houston, Texas/Nimitz/Bethany/El Camino College Sardis, Miss./North Panola Glen Allen, Va./Glen Allen Tallahassee, Fla./Rickards/ECU/Jones County JC Louin, Miss./Bay Springs/Jones County JC Moss Point, Miss./Moss Point/MS Gulf Coast CC Ellisville, Miss./South Jones/Jones County JC Riverdale, Ga./Sandy Creek Oxford, Miss./Lafayette Jonesboro, Ga./Lovejoy Bassfield, Miss./Bassfield Jefferson City, Mo./Blair Oaks Hattiesburg, Miss./Presbyterian Christian Pulaski, Tenn./Giles County Houston, Texas/Manvel Walnut, Miss./Walnut Dallas, Texas/Allen Jefferson, La./Riverdale Starkville, Miss./Starkville/Mississippi Delta CC Doral, Fla./Ronald W. Reagan Lawrenceville, Ga./Archer Lake City, Fla./Columbia Yazoo City, Miss./Yazoo City Biloxi, Miss./Biloxi Douglasville, Ga./Chapel Hill/Holmes CC Birmingham, Ala./Restoration Academy/Northeast MS CC Tucker, Ga./Tucker/Georgia/Iowa Western CC Abbeville, Miss./Lafayette Mobile, Ala./UMS-Wright Prep Willoughby, Ohio/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin Madison, Miss./Madison Ridgeland Academy Nashville, Tenn./Christ Presbyterian Academy Vicksburg, Miss./St. Aloysius Jackson, Tenn./University School of Jackson Mobile, Ala./UMS-Wright Prep Taylor, Miss./Lafayette Phoenix, Ariz./Brophy College Prep

No. Name 65 Peyton Cox 67 Alex Givens 68 Chandler Tuitt 70 Jordan Sims 71 Bryce Mathews 72 Royce Newman 74 Greg Little 78 Tony Gray 79 Javon Patterson 80 Josh Ricketts 81 Ryan Drew 82 Jared Farlow 82 Jacob Mathis 84 Nick Haynes 85 Alex Weber 86 Drake Beck 87 Michael Howard 88 Jack Propst 88 Ty Reyes 89 Ryder Anderson 90 Ross Donelly 92 Luke Logan 93 Sincere David 94 James Coley 94 Jack Cooper 95 Benito Jones 95 Isaac Way 96 Mac Brown 96 Jordan Hebert 97 Qaadir Sheppard 98 John Lewis 98 Charles Wiley 99 Patrick Nasiatka

Pos. Ht. OL 6-1 OL 6-6 OL 6-4 OL 6-4 OL 6-6 OL 6-5 OL 6-6 OL 6-5 OL 6-3 WR 6-0 WR 5-10 WR 6-0 TE 6-4 TE 6-1 WR 6-1 WR 6-1 TE 6-5 LS 5-10 DE 6-1 DE 6-6 DT 6-1 K 5-11 DT 6-1 DL 6-3 K/P 6-0 DT 6-2 K 5-9 P 6-3 DT 5-11 DE 6-3 P 6-0 DE 6-2 K 6-2

Wt. 290 304 311 330 284 301 325 300 314 197 194 180 246 221 186 190 257 192 261 244 318 183 337 245 164 315 175 196 291 249 195 258 210

Yr. FR-RS JR-2L SO-1L SR-3L SO-1L SO-1L JR-2L FR-RS SR-3L FR-RS JR-TR FR-RS SO-SQ SO-SQ SR-3L FR-RS JR-2L SO-1L SO-SQ SO-1L SR-3L SO-1L FR-RS JR-TR FR-HS JR-2L SO-SQ SO-1L SR-2L JR-1L SO-HS SO-1L JR-SQ

Hometown/Previous School(s) Metairie, La./Jesuit Nashville, Tenn./Nashville Christian School Fayetteville, Ga./Sandy Creek Homewood, Ala./Homewood Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Nashville, Ill./Nashville Community Allen, Texas/Allen Loganville, Ga./Grayson Petal, Miss./Petal Madison, Miss./Madison Central Crystal Springs, Miss./Copiah Academy/Co-Lin CC Grantville, Ga./Central Christian Tampa, Fla./Berkeley Prep Washington, Pa./McGuffey/West Liberty University Lake City, Fla./Columbia Columbus, Ga./Brookstone Green Cove Springs, Fla./Clay Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Marietta, Ga./Sprayberry Katy, Texas/Katy Houston, Texas/Cy-Fair Hattiesburg, Miss./Presbyterian Christian Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood Natchez, Miss./Cathedral/Co-Lin CC Fresno, Calif./Clovis North Waynesboro, Miss./Wayne County Franklin, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Eden Prairie, Minn./Saint Thomas Academy Klein, Texas/Klein Bronx, N.Y./Iona Prep/Syracuse Burnside, Ky./Somerset Stockbridge, Ga./Stockbridge Louisville, Colo./Santa Barbara City College

2018 FALL NEWCOMERS Name Miles Battle Quentin Bivens Jalen Cunningham Hamilton Hall JaKorey Hawkins Jonathan Hess KD Hill Noah Jefferson Jacquez Jones Tylan Knight Luke Knox Elijah Moore Kevontae' Ruggs Keidron Smith Cameron White James Williams

Pos. Ht. WR 6-4 DT 6-3 OL/DL 6-6 OL 6-5 DB 6-0 LB 6-5 DT 6-2 DT 6-6 LB 6-1 ATH 5-7 LB 6-4 WR 5-11 LB 6-4 DB 6-2 DB 6-2 DL 6-5

Wt. 187 290 345 315 185 222 275 330 225 170 210 181 190 180 195 285

Hometown/Previous School(s) Houston, Texas/Cypress Creek Watnesboro, Miss./Wayne County Odenville, Ala./St. Clair County Atlanta, Ga./Chamblee Charter Montgomery, Ala./Lee Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia Hills Eufaula, Ala./Eufaula Las Vegas, Nev./Desert Oasis/Arizona Western College Tuscaloosa, Ala./Hillcrest Pearl, Miss./Pearl Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas Montgomery, Ala./Lee West Palm Beach, Fla./Oxbridge Academy Madison, Miss./Madison Central Jackson, Miss./Callaway

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SPRING OUTLOOK Headed into the 2018 season, Ole Miss is looking to build off the momentum gained at the end of last season, winning three of its last four games including a 31-28 Egg Bowl win at No. 14 Mississippi State. After having the interim title removed after the 2017 season, head coach Matt Luke and the Rebels return 56 lettermen, including eight starters from the offensive side of the ball and seven from the Landshark defense. Offensive coordinator Phil Longo returns for his second season spearheading the Ole Miss offense and has a bevy of weapons at his disposal. Junior All-American and Conerly Trophy winner A.J. Brown returns after setting the Ole Miss single-season record with 1,252 yards. DaMarkus Lodge and D.K. Metcalf join Brown to form one of the most explosive receiving corps in the country. The trio combined for 25 touchdowns last season. Jordan Ta'amu will man the QB spot for the Rebels after starting the last five games behind center. Ta'amu completed over 66 percent of his passes and threw for 1,682 yards and 11 TDs, including three straight 365-plus yard performances to begin his Ole Miss career. The Rebels also return four of its five starters on the talented offensive line. On the defensive side of the ball, Wesley McGriff and the Rebels will have some big shoes to fill with the loss of all-conference performers Marquis Haynes and Breeland Speaks. Haynes, Ole Miss' modern-era leader in both sacks and tackles for loss, graduated and Speaks decided to forgo his senior season to enter the NFL Draft. The duo combined to record 115 tackles and accounted for more than half of Ole Miss' 29 sacks. Also gone is DeMarquis Gates, who led the Rebels in tackles for three straight seasons. Gates' 114 tackles in 2017 were the most by any Rebels defender since Patrick Willis recorded 137 in 2006. Defensive tackles Josiah Coatney and Benito Jones, as well as defensive backs Zedrick Woods, Myles Hartsfield, Jaylon Jones and Ken Webster are all returning starters who will look to anchor the Rebel defense in 2018.

WIDE RECEIVERS • Rebels return five lettermen from last year’s team. • A.J. Brown, an All-America selection by the Associated Press and Phil Steele, totaled 75 catches for an Ole Miss single-season record 1,252 yards. • DaMarkus Lodge caught 41 balls for 698 yards and seven touchdowns. Lodge tallied two multiple touchdown games and went over the 100-yard receiving mark twice. • D.K. Metcalf tallied 39 catches for 646 yards and seven touchdowns on his way to earning SEC All-Freshman honors. • Sophomore Braylon Sanders will also return for the Rebels. • Newcomer Demarcus Gregory is a mid-year enrollee and will participate in spring drills. Elijah Moore and Miles Battle are incoming freshmen that will join a talented receiving corps in the fall.

2018 SCHEDULE

DEFENSIVE ENDS • Rebels lose two all-conference ends in Marquis Haynes and Breeland Speaks. • Haynes, Ole Miss' modern-era sack leader, graduated and Speaks decided to forgo his senior season to enter the NFL Draft. The pair combined for 115 tackles and accounted for more than half of Ole Miss' 29 sacks. • Victor Evans (18 tackles), Qaadir Sheppard, Markel Winters, Shawn Curtis, Amani Johnson, Ryder Anderson and Brenden Williams return from last season to fill their shoes.

Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech Sept. 8 Southern Illinois Sept. 15 Alabama* Sept. 22 Kent State Sept. 29 at LSU* Oct. 6 Louisiana-Monroe Oct. 13 at Arkansas* Oct. 20 Auburn* Nov. 3 South Carolina* Nov. 10 at Texas A&M* Nov. 17 at Vanderbilt* Nov. 22 Mississippi State* * SEC Game

Houston, Texas Oxford, Miss. Oxford, Miss. Oxford, Miss. Baton Rouge, La. Oxford, Miss. Little Rock, Ark. Oxford, Miss. Oxford, Miss. College Station, Texas Nashville, Tenn. Oxford, Miss.

Below is a position by position breakdown headed into spring drills. QUARTERBACKS • Jordan Ta'amu returns after starting the final five games of the season. • Ta’amu went 3-2 and closed the season strong. • The rising senior completed 115-of-173 passes for 1,682 yards. Ta'amu tallied 11 touchdown passes compared to just four interceptions. He also ran for four scores. • In his first career start, Ta'amu threw for 368 yards, the most passing yards ever by an Ole Miss QB making his first career start. • Alex Faniel and newcomer Matt Corral are expected to compete for snaps behind Ta’amu. RUNNING BACKS • Jordan Wilkins was the team’s leading rusher in 2017 with 155 carries for 1,011 rushing yards, averaging 6.5 yards per carry, nine rushing TDs, 26 receptions, 241 receiving yards and one receiving TD. • D’vaughn Pennamon, D.K. Buford, Eric Swinney and newcomers Scottie Phillips and Isaiah Woullard will be battling for the workload in the backfield. Both Phillips and Woullard were early enrollees and will participate in spring camp. • Armani Linton will also help add depth as the former defensive back has moved over to the offensive side of the ball. • Phillips, a transfer from Jones County Junior College, was the toprated junior college running back.

TIGHT ENDS • Dawson Knox led the way for the Ole Miss tight end group during the 2017 season. Knox tallied 10 catches for 324 yards in 10 games and returns in 2018. • Octavious Cooley, Jason Pellerin, Michael Howard, Jacob Mathis, Gabe Angel and Nick Haynes add depth to the position. OFFENSIVE LINE • The veteran group performed well through some attrition in 2017. • The o-line blocked for Jordan Wilkins on his way to becoming the first 1,000 yard rusher since 2009. • Ole Miss returns All-SEC left tackle Greg Little, who started every game at the blind side position for the Rebels in 2017. • Three more Rebel starters return in Alex Givens, Javon Patterson and Sean Rawlings. In addition, Jordan Sims was a 2016 starter. • Ben Brown, Tony Gray, Eli Johnson, Bryce Mathews, Royce Newman, Samuel Plash and Chandler Tuitt return to add depth.

DEFENSIVE TACKLES • The Rebels return former Freshman All-American Benito Jones, Josiah Coatney, Austrian Robinson, Ross Donelly, Sincere David and Jordan Herbert. • Coatney tallied 65 tackles and 3.5 sacks. • Jones compiled 1.5 sacks and 7.5 tackles for loss. • Hal Northern earned 2017 NJCAA first team All-America honors and will participate in spring drills for the Rebels. • Noah Jefferson, K.D. Hill, James Williams and Quentin Bivens are newcomers who will add depth come the fall. LINEBACKERS • The Rebels lost DeMarquis Gates (114 tackles) and Tayler Polk (39 tackles, one sack) to graduation. • Willie Hibbler, Josh Clarke, Donta Evans, Zikerrion Baker, Detric Bing-Dukes, Mohamed Sanogo, Jack Raborn and Ryan Labanc return from last year’s team. • Bing-Dukes, a senior from Tucker, Georgia, is the returning leading tackler for the Rebels with 24 stops last season. • Jaquez Jones, Jonathan Hess, Luke Knox and Kevontae’ Ruggs will all report to fall camp to battle for snaps. CORNERBACKS • The Rebels return all but one cornerback from the 2017 squad. • Returning is a core of upperclassmen in Ken Webster, Javien Hamilton, Myles Hartsfield and Montrell Custis. Sophomore D.D. Bowie also returns for Ole Miss. • Hartsfield recorded 42 tackles, three break-ups and two interceptions in 2017. • Webster had 29 tackles and a pair of pass break-ups last season. • Kidreon Smith and JaKorey Hawkins are newcomers to this group that will join the team in the fall.

SAFETIES • Ole Miss returns a veteran nucleus of Zedrick Woods (64 tackles, four break-ups), C.J. Moore (51 tackles, three interceptions), Jaylon Jones, Cam Ordaway and C.J. Miller. • Junior college transfer Vernon Dasher who will participate in spring drills and will play the Star position for the Rebels. • Cameron White is a newcomer to the group as well and will report in the fall. SPECIALISTS • The Rebels must replace all-time leading scorer Gary Wunderlich on field goal duties as well as punter Will Gleeson. • Luke Logan made 2-of-3 field goals last season and will assume kicking duties. • Mac Brown punted five times and averaged 42.2 yards per punt. • Junior Jaylon Jones will handle kick return duties again in 2018 after finishing third in the SEC with 25.0 yards per return last season. • Ole Miss added the Mississippi 6A High School Player of the Year in Tylan Knight in its 2018 class. Knight can play on both sides of the ball and could see time in the defensive backfield.

TEAM INFORMATION Basic Offense: Tempo Lettermen Ret./Lost: 56/29 Off. Lettermen Ret./Lost: 25/12 Def. Lettermen Ret./Lost: 28/15 Spec. Lettermen Ret./Lost: 3/2

Basic Defense: Multiple Starters Returning/Lost: 15/7 Off. Starters Ret./Lost: 8/3 Def. Starters Returning/Lost: 7/4 Spec. Starters Ret./Lost: 2/2

LETTERMEN RETURNING (56) OFFENSE (25)

Guards Alex Givens Javon Patterson Jordan Sims Chandler Tuitt

Quarterbacks Jordan Ta'amu Running Backs D.K. Buford Armani Linton D'Vaughn Pennamon Eric Swinney

Tackles Greg Little Bryce Matthews Royce Newman

Wide Receivers Floyd Allen A.J. Brown DaMarkus Lodge D.K. Metcalf Braylon Sanders Alex Weber

DEFENSE (28) Ends Ryder Anderson Shawn Curtis Victor Evans Qaadir Sheppard Charles Wiley Brenden Williams Markel Winters

Tight Ends Gabe Angel Octavious Cooley Michael Howard Dawson Knox Jason Pellerin

Tackles Josiah Coatney Ross Donelly Benito Jones Austrian Robinson

Centers Eli Johnson Sean Rawlings

Linebackers Detric Bing-Dukes Donta Evans Mohamed Sanogo Safeties Jaylon Jones Montrell Custis Kweisi Fountain Jerry Johnson C.J. Miller C.J. Moore Cam Ordway Zedrick Woods Cornerbacks D.D. Bowie Javien Hamilton Myles Hartsfield Willie Hibbler Art Mitchell Ken Webster SPECIALISTS (3) Mac Brown (P) Luke Logan (KO) Jack Propst (LS)

LETTERMEN LOST (29) OFFENSE (12) Quarterbacks Shea Patterson Running Backs Eugene Brazley Jordan Wilkins Wide Receivers Trey Bledsoe Van Jefferson Cale Luke Tré Nixon Markell Pack Tight Ends Ty Quick

Guards Daronte Bouldin Jack DeFoor Tackles Rod Taylor DEFENSE (15) Ends Marquis Haynes Garrald McDowell Breeland Speaks Tackles Herbert Moore Linebackers Alex Ashlock DeMarquis Gates Elliot Markuson

2017 STARTERS IN BOLD

MEDIA CONTACT: Kyle Campbell, Associate AD/Communications | 662.915.7544 | kyle@olemiss.edu | Twitter: @CampbellKyle

Tayler Polk Jack Raborn John-Patrick Sherling Jarrion Street Safeties A.J. Moore C.J. Hampton Cornerbacks Breon Dixon Jalen Julius SPECIALISTS (2) Will Gleeson (P) Gary Wunderlich (K)


2017 STATISTICS 2017 RECORD ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

OVERALL HOME AWAY NEUTRAL 6-6 4-3 2-3 0-0 3-5 1-3 2-2 0-0 3-1 3-0 0-1 0-0

DATE OPPONENT Sept. 2 SOUTH ALABAMA Sept. 9 UT MARTIN Sept. 16 at Cal Sept. 30 at #1 Alabama* Oct. 7 at #12 Auburn* Oct. 14 VANDERBILT* [HC] Oct. 21 #24 LSU* Oct. 28 ARKANSAS* Nov. 4 at Kentucky* Nov. 11 LOUISIANA Nov. 18 TEXAS A&M* Nov. 23 at #14 Mississippi State* * SEC game

TV ESPNU SEC Network Alt ESPN ESPN SEC Network SEC Network ESPN SEC Network SEC Network SEC Network ESPN2 ESPN

SCORE ATT W, 47-27 62532 W, 45-23 60476 L, 16-27 37125 L, 3-66 101821 L, 23-44 86700 W, 57-35 60157 L, 24-40 64067 L, 37-38 55684 W, 37-34 55665 W, 50-22 51618 L 24-31 55880 W, 31-28 59345

[HC] - Homecoming Game

TEAM STATISTICS OLE MISS OPPONENT SCORING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394 415 Points Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.8 34.6 Points Off Turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 88 FIRST DOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255 278 Rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 133 Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 121 Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 24 RUSHING YARDAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1607 2944 Yards gained rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1956 3270 Yards lost rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349 326 Rushing Attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370 550 Average Per Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.3 5.4 Average Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133.9 245.3 TDs Rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 29 PASSING YARDAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3941 2570 Comp-Att-Int . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281-434-13 199-345-8 Average Per Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.1 7.4 Average Per Catch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.0 12.9 Average Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328.4 214.2 TDs Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 18 TOTAL OFFENSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5548 5514 Total Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804 895 Average Per Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 6.2 Average Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462.3 459.5 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-939 51-1038 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-47 11-109 INT RETURNS: #-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-104 13-258 KICK RETURN AVERAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.7 20.4 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.7 9.9 INT RETURN AVERAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.0 19.8 FUMBLES-LOST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5 11-5 PENALTIES-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91-749 68-643 Average Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62.4 53.6 PUNTS-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57-2325 54-2240 Average Per Punt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.8 41.5 Net punt average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38.5 39.5 KICKOFFS-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76-4653 79-4825 Average Per Kick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61.2 61.1 Net kick average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.3 38.4 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25:13 34:47 3RD-DOWN Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59/155 78/188 3rd-Down Pct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38% 41% 4TH-DOWN Conversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4/10 12/19 4th-Down Pct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40% 63% SACKS BY-Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-192 32-242 MISC YARDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 51 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-24 20-28 ON-SIDE KICKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 1-4 RED-ZONE SCORES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (41-43) 95% (51-57) 89% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (24-43) 56% (37-57) 65% PAT-ATTEMPTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (43-45) 96% (47-50) 94% ATTENDANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410414 340656 Games/Avg Per Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7/58631 5/68131 Neutral Site Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0/0

SCORE BY QUARTERS . . . . . . . . . 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH OT TOTAL Ole Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 97 108 76 0 394 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 130 81 119 0 415

RUSHING G Att Net Avg TD Lg Avg/G Jordan Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 155 1011 6.5 9 64 84.2 D'Vaughn Pennamon . . . . . . . 11 53 217 4.1 2 20 19.7 Eric Swinney . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 41 195 4.8 3 55 17.7 Jordan Ta'amu . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 57 165 2.9 4 49 20.6 D.K. Buford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 8 28 3.5 0 7 2.3 Eugene Brazley . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 6 12 2.0 0 6 2.4 Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3 -5 -1.7 0 0 -1.0 Shea Patterson . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 47 -16 -0.3 1 13 -2.3 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 370 1607 4.3 19 64 133.9 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 550 2944 5.4 29 59 245.3 PASSING G Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lg Shea Patterson. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 166-260-9 63.8 2259 17 77 Jordan Ta'amu . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 115-173-4 66.5 1682 11 77 Team. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 0.0 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 281-434-13 64.7 3941 28 328.4 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 199-345-8 57.7 2570 18 214.2 G Avg/G Effic. Shea Patterson . . . . . . . . 7 322.7 151.48 Jordan Ta'amu . . . . . . . . . 8 210.2 164.50 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 328.4 156.32 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . 12 214.2 132.83 RECEIVING GP No. Yds Avg TD Lg Avg/G A.J. Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 75 1252 16.7 11 77 104.3 Van Jefferson . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 42 456 10.9 1 40 45.6 DaMarkus Lodge . . . . . . . . . . 12 41 698 17.0 7 72 58.2 D.K. Metcalf . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 39 646 16.6 7 71 53.8 Jordan Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 26 241 9.3 1 25 20.1 Dawson Knox . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 24 321 13.4 0 40 32.1 D'Vaughn Pennamon . . . . . . . 11 10 84 8.4 0 42 7.6 Markell Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 7 67 9.6 0 17 9.6 Eric Swinney . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 6 23 3.8 0 12 2.1 Octavious Cooley . . . . . . . . . . 10 4 66 16.5 0 31 6.6 Braylon Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4 65 16.2 1 30 10.8 Ty Quick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2 3 1.5 0 2 0.4 Tre Nixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1 19 19.0 0 19 1.9 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 281 3941 14.0 28 77 328.4 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 199 2570 12.9 18 75 214.2 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G Shea Patterson . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 307 -16 2259 2243 320.4 Jordan Ta'amu . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 230 165 1682 1847 230.9 Jordan Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 155 1011 0 1011 84.2 D'Vaughn Pennamon . . . . . . . 11 53 217 0 217 19.7 Eric Swinney . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 41 195 0 195 17.7 D.K. Buford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 8 28 0 28 2.3 Eugene Brazley . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 6 12 0 12 2.4 Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4 -5 0 -5 -1.0 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 804 1607 3941 5548 462.3 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 895 2944 2570 5514 459.5

|---------- PATs ----------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Pts Gary Wunderlich . . . . . . . . . . . 0 17-21 34-36 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 85 A.J. Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 66 Jordan Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 60 DaMarkus Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 44 D.K. Metcalf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 42 Jordan Ta'amu . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2-2 0 0 24 Eric Swinney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 Luke Logan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 2-3 9-9 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 15 D'Vaughn Pennamon . . . . . . . . 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Braylon Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Shea Patterson . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-1 0 0 6 Van Jefferson . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Jaylon Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Marquis Haynes . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1 2 Dawson Knox . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 2 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 19-24 43-45 0-0 2 2-3 0 1 394 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 20-28 47-50 1-1 0 0-0 0 0 415 FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg Gary Wunderlich . . . . . . . 17-21 81.0 1-1 8-8 7-8 1-3 0-1 49 Luke Logan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 66.7 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 25 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd Will Gleeson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 2114 41.5 56 1 24 22 1 Mac Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 211 42.2 54 0 0 0 0 Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 2325 40.8 56 1 24 22 1 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 2240 41.5 64 3 20 13 1 PUNT RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Long A.J. Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 47 6.7 0 19 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 47 6.7 0 19 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 109 9.9 0 22 KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Long Jaylon Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 775 25.0 1 97 D.K. Buford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 69 17.2 0 19 D'Vaughn Pennamon . . . . . . . . 2 55 27.5 0 46 Javien Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 32 32.0 0 32 Jordan Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 -1 0.0 0 0 A.J. Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 3 0.0 0 3 C.J. Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 6 0.0 0 6 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 939 24.7 1 97 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 1038 20.4 0 70 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds Avg TD Long Javien Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 26 8.7 0 15 C.J. Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 63 21.0 0 48 Myles Hartsfield . . . . . . . . . . . 2 15 7.5 0 15 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 104 13.0 0 48 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 258 19.8 3 54

|----Tackles----| |-Sacks-| |--Pass Def--| |---Fumbles--| Blkd D EFENSIVE LEADERS GP-GS Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds No-Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf DeMarquis Gates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 70 44 114 10.0-29 2.0-16 . 3 5 1-0 . . . Breeland Speaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 27 40 67 8.0-38 7.0-36 . 1 8 1-0 1 . . Josiah Coatney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 24 41 65 8.0-30 3.5-24 . . 2 . 1 . . Zedrick Woods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 40 24 64 1.0-5 . . 4 1 . . . . C.J. Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 29 22 51 2.5-4 . 3-63 2 1 . . . . A.J. Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 32 16 48 3.0-26 1.0-15 . 3 1 1-0 . . . Marquis Haynes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 27 18 45 11.0-72 7.5-59 . . 5 . 3 . 1 M. Hartsfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 29 13 42 2.0-6 . 2-15 3 . . . . . Tayler Polk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 23 16 39 1.0-6 1.0-6 . 2 1 . 1 . . Jaylon Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 27 7 34 1.5-2 . . 3 2 . 1 . . C.J. Hampton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 14 16 30 . . . 1 . . 1 . . Benito Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 18 11 29 7.5-22 1.5-6 . . 3 1-0 1 . . Austrian Robinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 12 17 29 3.5-14 1.5-9 . 1 . . . . . Ken Webster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 21 8 29 1.5-3 . . 2 . . . . . Detric Bing-Dukes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 9 15 24 . . . . 1 . . . . Ross Donelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 5 15 20 . . . . . . . . . Javien Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 14 6 20 . . 3-26 5 . . . . . Victor Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 8 10 18 5.0-18 0.5-5 . . 3 . . . . Donta Evans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 9 8 17 1.0-2 . . . 1 . . . . Jalen Julius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 10 5 15 . . . 1 . . . . . Willie Hibbler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 5 8 13 . . . . . . 1 . . Montrell Custis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 8 3 11 . . . . 1 1-0 . . . Jarrion Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 4 6 10 . . . . . . . . . Ryder Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3 6 9 1.5-11 1.5-11 . . 5 . . 1 . Cam Ordway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 6 2 8 . . . 1 1 . . . . Mohamed Sanogo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3 5 8 . . . . . . . . . Qaadir Sheppard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 5 3 8 . . . . 1 . . . . Herbert Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2 5 7 1.0-1 1.0-1 . . . . . . . D.D. Bowie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 5 1 6 . . . 1 . . . . . Charles Wiley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3 3 6 1.0-2 . . . 1 . . . . John-Patrick Sherling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 4 2 6 . . . . . . . . . C.J. Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 4 6 . . . . . . . . . Garrald McDowell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4 2 6 2.0-5 1.0-4 . . . . . . . Armani Linton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1 4 5 . . . . . . . . . Markel Winters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2 3 5 1.5-4 . . 1 1 . . . . Breon Dixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2 3 5 . . . . 1 . . . . Shawn Curtis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 2 2 . . . . 1 . . . . Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 517 416 933 74-300 29-192 8-104 34 46 5-0 10 1 1 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 412 338 750 67.0-339 32-242 13-258 46 24 5-22 6 1 .

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ALL-STAR CANDIDATES

OFFENSE

DEFENSE

A.J. BROWN

JOSIAH COATNEY

#1 | WR | Jr. | 6-1 | 225 | Starkville, Miss.

#40 | DT | Jr. | 6-4 | 302 | Douglasville, Ga.

• 2017 Stats: 75 catches | 1,252 yards | 11 TDs

• Won 2017 Conerly Trophy • Second-team All-America (Phil Steele) in 2017 • Set Ole Miss single-season receiving record in '17 (1,252 yds) • First-team All-SEC (Coaches, Associated Press, Phil Steele)

• 2017 Stats: 65 total tackles | 8.5 TFLs | 3.5 sacks • Started all 12 games in 2017 at DT • Finished third on the team with 65 tackles and 8 TFLs • Had career-high eight tackles at Auburn and MSU • Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week after Kentucky win

GREG LITTLE

BENITO JONES

#74 | OT | Jr. | 6-6 | 325 | Allen, Texas

#95 | DT | Jr. | 6-2 | 315 | Waynesboro, Miss.

• Has appeared in 24 games in career, making 17 starts • Second team All-SEC (Coaches, AP, Phil Steele) in 2017 • Pass protected for Ole Miss offense that led SEC in passing yards • Ranked No. 1 LT in college football by NFL.com • Listed as No. 31 overall college player by NFL.com

• 2017 Stats: 29 total tackles | 7.5 TFLs | 1.5 sacks

DAMARKUS LODGE

MYLES HARTSFIELD

#5 | WR | Sr. | 6-2 | 199 | Cedar Hill, Texas

#15 | CB | Jr. | 5-11 | 199 | Sayreville, N.J.

• 2017 Stats: 41 catches | 698 yards | 7 TDs

• 2017 Stats: 42 total tackles | 2 INTs | 5 Pass Deflections

D.K. METCALF

KEN WEBSTER

#14 | WR | So. | 6-4 | 225 | Oxford, Miss.

#5 | CB | Sr. | 5-11 | 194 | Decatur, Ga.

• 2017 Stats: 39 catches | 646 yards | 7 TDs

• 2017 Stats: 29 total tackles | 2 PBU | 1.5 TFLs

JAVON PATTERSON

ZEDRICK WOODS

#79 | OG | Sr. | 6-3 | 314 | Petal, Miss.

#36 | S | Sr. | 5-11 | 201 | Lake City, Fla.

• Started all 12 games in 2017 at left guard • Pass protected for Ole Miss offense that led SEC in passing yards • Named to 2017 SEC Football Community Service Team • Member of the 2017 SEC Football Leadership Team

• 2017 Stats: 64 total tackles | 4 PBU | 4 passes deflected

• Started all 12 games at WR in 2017 • Ranked seventh in the SEC in 2017 with seven TDs • Tallied career-high 133 receiving yards in 2017 season opener • Ranked 44th nationally with 17.02 yards per catch in 2017

• Earned 2017 SEC All-Freshman honors • Ranked seventh in the SEC in 2017 with seven TDs • Tallied two receiving TDs vs. both Vanderbilt and Kentucky • Had career-high eight catches in 2017 season opener

• Nominee for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

SEAN RAWLINGS

• Started nine games in 2017 at NT • Tallied 7.5 tackles for loss during the 2017 campaign • Has appeared in all 24 games since arriving in Oxford • Earned third team Freshman All-America honors in 2016

• Has started in 22 of 24 games played at Ole Miss • Started 10 games at CB in 2017 • Ranked second on the team with five passes broken up • Earned third team Freshman All-America honors in 2016

• Veteran DB who has appeared in 37 career games • Appeared in 10 games in 2017, starting five • 21 of his 29 stops were solo tackles • Tallied career-high eight tackles in Egg Bowl win

• Led all defensive backs with 64 tackles in 2017 • Has appeared in every game since arriving on campus • Started 11 games at Rover in 2017 • Has four career interceptions

SPECIAL TEAMS

#50 | C | Sr. | 6-5 | 294 | Madison, Miss. • Was on the 2017 Rimington Tropy Watch List • Pass protected for Ole Miss offense that led SEC in passing yards • Has appeared in 32 games as a Rebel, including 26 starts • Earned SEC All-Freshman honors in 2015

JORDAN TA'AMU #10 | QB | Sr. | 6-2 | 212 | Pearl City, Hawaii

JAYLON JONES #31 | KR | Jr. | 5-11 | 186 | Dallas, Texas • 2017 Stats: 31 kick returns | 25.0 yds per return | 1 TD

• Ranked third in the SEC, 19th nationally with 775 return yds • 25.0 yards per return ranked third in the SEC • Also made six starts at cornerback for the Rebels • Tallied 34 total tackles with three passes broken up

• 2017 Stats: 115-of-173| 1,682 passing yards | 11 TDs • Passed for 365 yards or more in first three career starts • Only Ole Miss QB to ever throw for 350 yds in back-to-back SEC games • Threw for 368 yards against Arkansas, most by any Ole Miss QB making first career start

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