Ole Miss vs. Texas A&M score, live updates: Texas A&M escapes with the win, ends 3-game skid against Ole Miss

Published 1:00 pm Saturday, November 18, 2017

FINAL: Texas A&M 31, Ole Miss 24

The Rebels had a chance but two back-to-back drops from A.J. Brown and DeMarkus Lodge (on 4th down) they turn the ball over. With zero time outs this one is over.

Ole Miss holds Texas A&M to a field goal after a goal line stop. Rebels will have 1:59 left and zero timeouts to try and tie things up. Texas A&M 31, Ole Miss 24 1:50

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There have been nine consecutive punts — 16 total — and neither team has sniffed the end zone. Texas A&M has the ball at the OM 48 up 28-24 and 6:41 left in the game.

End of the Third Quarter: Texas A&M 28, Ole Miss 21

D’Vaugh Pennamon injured his leg on one of the last plays of the quarter and was carted off with his leg in an air cast. OL Alex Givens also went to locker room after the play under his own power.

Rebels and Aggies have traded punts since the Aggies score. Most recent punt by Ole Miss was out of their end zone and A&M will start at the Rebel 34. Texas A&M 28, Ole Miss 24 3:23 third quarter

Jordan Ta’amu makes his first mistake as Derrick Tucker picks him off for a 19-yard pick six. Rebels were called for a hold on the play but it was declined and touchdown stands. Texas A&M with their first lead of the game. Texas A&M 28, Ole Miss 24 8:04 third quarter

Ole Miss has forced A&M to punt and gets the ball back at their 10 with a chance to once again make it a two-score lead. Ole Miss 24, Texas A&M 21 8:44 third quarter

Texas A&M opens up the half with the ball and moves down the field but fails to cash in when Daniel LaCamara misses a 45-yard field goal try. Ole Miss 24, Texas A&M 21 12:33 third quarter

HALFTIME: Ole Miss 24, Texas A&M 21

Ta’amu works another two-minute drill and Gary Wunderlich connects on a 28-yard field goal try. The drive was aided by a targeting call on defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson Sr. after a hit on Ta’amu. Ole Miss 24, Texas A&M 21 :24 second quarter

The offense has returned to the game with Texas A&M responding to Ole Miss’ score. The Aggies go 80 yards in eight plays and is capped by a one-yard run by Starkel. Ole Miss 21, Texas A&M 21 1:57 second quarter

The punts and turnovers end as Jordan Ta’amu hits Braylen Sanders for 30 yards for the touchdown. It is Sanders first career touchdown. Ole Miss 21, Texas A&M 14 4:24 second quarter.

The fumble is nullified when Myles Hartsfield picks off Nick Starkel at midfield.

Ole Miss was moving the ball at the start of the second quarter. Tight end Dawson Knox had a big gain on a catch but then fumbles the ball and the Aggies recover.

End of first quarter: Ole Miss 14, Texas A&M 14

Ole Miss and Texas A&M trade punts then the Rebels are forced to punt again after Brown drops a catch that would have been good enough for a first down. Aggies are then forced to punt after they drop a pass on third down.

The scoring see-saw continues as Nick Starkel completes a 10-yard pass to Damion Ratley. We are all tied up. Ole Miss 14, Texas A&M 14 4:17 first quarter

On the first play of their second drive Jordan Wilkins goes 64 yards and Ole Miss is back on top 20 seconds later. Ole Miss 14, Texas A&M 7 6:41 first quarter

Texas A&M responds with a lengthy 10-play drive that lasts nearly 5 1/2 minutes. Keith Ford began the drive with a 43-yard run then ended it with a one-yard run for the score. Ole Miss 7, Texas A&M 7 7:01 first quarter

The Ole Miss offense wastes little time as they only need seven plays to find the end zone. Jordan Ta’amu hit A.J. Brown for a 27-yard pass and the score. Ole Miss 7, Texas A&M 0 12:29 first quarter


Ole Miss will look to keep the wins coming against Texas A&M today at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

The Rebels will wrap up their home slate looking for their fourth straight win in the series. Ole Miss coach Matt Luke is expecting a different kind of Senior Night with everything the group has had to deal with off the field this season.

Ole Miss (5-5, 2-4 SEC), fresh off a 50-22 win over Louisiana-Lafayette, is also looking for its longest winning streak of the season after beating Kentucky the previous week. Texas A&M (6-4, 3-3) is coming off a 55-14 win over New Mexico last week but has lost its last two SEC games. But the Aggies have one of the league’s most explosive playmakers in receiver Christian Kirk and a defense that thrives on pressure.

Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Check back here for live updates throughout.