Ole Miss (8-1, 5-1) at No. 24 Texas (7-2, 6-0)
Thursday, Nov. 28, 7:30 PM EST, ESPN
The Egg Bowl will have plenty of intrigue on Thanksgiving night, especially for Dan Mullen who is trying to avoid his first losing season since his first year in Starkville, Miss.
So what if Ole Miss hands its rival a second consecutive defeat? Could Mullen get the boot? AD Scott Stricklin says no, but there will be a lot of people calling for a change. It doesn’t help Mullen a bit how well Hugh Freeze has done in recruiting in his quest to turn around the Rebels.
But this is the SEC and Mullen’s once shining star is fading. A win over Arkansas kept the Bulldogs’ bowl hopes alive, and they did it with freshman quarterback Damian Williams.
It should be one interesting Egg Bowl Thursday.
For Ole Miss to win: The Rebels need to put the loss to Missouri behind them and focus on the rivalry. Ole Miss was jacked up for the home game against a Top 10 opponent and the eff...