Alabama vs Ole Miss Game Preview: Everything You Need To Know Before Kickoff
No. 1 Alabama (2-0) vs No. 19 Ole Miss (1-1)
When: Saturday, September 17 at 2:30 PM CT
Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi
Weather: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
TV: CBS (Play-by-play: Verne Lundquist, color analyst: Gary Danielson, sideline reporter: Allie LaForce)
Radio: Crimson Tide Sports Network (Play-by-play: Eli Gold, color analyst: Phil Savage, sideline reporter: Chris Stewart). Listen on 95.3 the Bear and Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa.
Spread: Alabama (-11), according to Bovada. The Crimson Tide opened as a 9.5-point favorite an the line has risen to double-digits.
Series History: Alabama leads the all-time series, 47-11-2. These two programs first played each other in 1894 and will be meeting for the 64th time overall. The Rebels won the last two games in the series, but the Crimson Tide has won four of the past five in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Last Meeting: Ole Miss led by as many as 20 points in Bryant-Denny Stadium before a fourth quarter rally by Alabama. In the end, the Crimson Tide couldn't overcome five turnovers and fell at home, 43-37. It would end up being the only loss of the season for Nick Saban's team.
Last Week: The Crimson Tide didn't look sharp in a 28-point win over Western Kentucky. Quarterback Jalen Hurts threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns making his first start as a true freshman, but Alabama committed 12 penalties and Nick Saban said he was disappointed in the team's performance.
Ole Miss bounced back from an season-opening loss to pick up its first win of the year against Wofford, 38-13. The Rebels racked up 416 yards of total offense, and five different players scored in the game. Quarterback Chad Kelly threw for three touchdowns and no interceptions.