On Saturday night, Texas ground Ole Miss into a fine paste, leaving Oxford with a 66-31 win. Much of the postgame chatter from coaches and media types centered around the size advantage Texas held, which they used to disperse whatever red jerseys were standing in their way.
But, was there something more to the dissection of the Rebel defense? Is there anything Ole Miss could have tried to make piling up yards and points a little more difficult? Let's go to the Belly of the Beast film room, which is nothing more than a leaky broom closet, to find out.
First, let's start with the run defense, which surrendered 350 yards. In the second quarter, Ole Miss is hanging tough, only trailing by 7 when they faced a 2nd and goal from the 3.
As you can see, Texas has its Goliath package on the field, with 7'4", 415-pound running back Malcolm Brown in the backfield. Ole Miss is forced to focus on the literal giant lined up as the deep back and ends up giving up a touchdown to a tight en...