MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Jevan Snead recovered from a poor start to
throw two touchdowns and Dexter McCluster scored twice to lead No.
8 Mississippi to a 45-14 win over Memphis on Sunday.
Snead struggled for three quarters before breaking open a close
game with scoring passes of 17 and 18 yards to McCluster and
Brandon Bolden rushed for 71 yards on nine carries, scored one
touchdown and set up another with a 28-yard run.
It was the seventh straight win for the Rebels (1-0), who opened
the season ranked higher than they have been since 1970.
Curtis Steele's two rushing touchdowns kept Memphis (0-1) in it,
but Fon Ingram's 35-yard interception return for a touchdown for
Ole Miss just before halftime kept the Tigers at bay.