Posted December 17, 2013 on AP on Fox
Like Georgia Tech, Mississippi is seeking to end an up-and-down season in positive fashion at the Music City Bowl. The Rebels will also try to earn a school-record sixth consecutive postseason victory when they face the Yellow Jackets on Dec. 30 in Nashville. Ole Miss secured its second bowl appearance in as many seasons under coach Hugh Freeze with a four-game win streak that started with a 27-24 upset of then-No. 6 LSU on Oct. 19. The Rebels, though, dropped their final two games, including a 17-10 overtime loss at rival Mississippi State on Nov. 28. "Of course it hurt," defensive back Dehendret Collins said. "You have to bounce back and get ready for the bowl game." Ole Miss (7-5) started the season 3-0 - capped by a 44-23 win at Texas on Sept. 14 - before losing its next three games to SEC powers Alabama, Auburn and Texas A&M. Georgia Tech also opened 3-0, including a 38-14 victory at eventual ACC Coastal Division champion Duke on Sept. 14, before dropping three in a row...
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