Official Postgame Notebook | Arkansas 42, Ole Miss 27

Ole Miss runs back Quinshon Judkins carries the ball Saturday night in Fayetteville. Judkins rushed for 214 yards. (Photo: USA TODAY Sports)

SERIES INFORMATION

• Tonight marked Ole Miss’ 69th meeting with Arkansas in a streak dating back to 1908.
• The Razorbacks lead the series 37-29-1… The original series record is 37-31-1, with Ole Miss’s 2012 and 2013 wins rescinded by NCAA rule.
• Arkansas records now show a 38-28-1 advantage for the Razorbacks… Arkansas claims a losing win in a 1914 game that Ole Miss won 13-7.
• Arkansas now leads 13-2 in Fayetteville and has led 18-11 since joining the SEC in 1992.

Nick Broker (OIL), KD Hill (DT) and Jonathan Mingo (WR).

• O.L Nick Broker and O.L Jeremy James scored his 34th consecutive start as team leader for Ole Miss on the offensive line.
• Other notable starting series are S AJ Finley (20.) … Other Rebels in double-digit starting series are WR Jonathan Mingo (14) and CB Deantre Prince (13).
• Mingo leads all Rebels with 37 career starts.
• Rookie RB Quinshon Judkins made his fourth career start and fourth straight.
• CB MilesBattle earned his third career start as a Rebel, second this season and second in a row.

• The attendance for tonight’s game was 71,365.

• Ole Miss rushed for a season-high 703 total rushing yards, the fifth most yards in a single game in program history…ranked No. 6 FBS and No. 2 SEC this season.
• Head Coach Lane Kiffin is responsible for three of the five total 700-yard games in Ole Miss history: 708 against South Carolina in 2020, 707 against Tulane in 2021, and 703 tonight against Arkansas.
• The Rebels also rushed for a season-high 463 yards on the ground, the third-highest in program history and the most since rushing for 515 vs. Auburn in 1951… That’s No. 5 on the FBS and No. 1 on it Season in the SEC… Ole Miss now holds three of the top four team single-game rushing totals this season.
• RB Quinshon Judkins (24 carries, 214 yards, 1 TD) and Zach Evans (17 carries, 207 yards, 1 TD) combined for a total of 421 rushing yards…They are the first duo in Ole Miss history to cross 200 rushing yards in the same game, as well as the first to have at least 150 in rushed available Game-by-game data since at least 1976.
• Judkins’ 214 yards ranks 10th in Ole Miss single-game history, while Evans’ 207 ranks 12th.
• Judkins joins FB Kayo Dottley (1947-50) as the only Rebels to record multiple 200-yard rushing games…Dottley recorded all three of his in the 1949 season.
• Judkins broke Dottley’s 73-year-old Ole Miss rushing record of 1,312 yards in a single season set in 1949… Judkins currently has 1,385 yards as of tonight.
• Judkins is now level on points with Georgia death Gurley for fourth all-time among SEC freshmen in rushing yards with 1,385… Above him on this list is Georgia’s Herschel Walker (1980, 1,616 yards), Georgia’s Nick Chub (2014, 1,547 yards) and Texas A&Ms Johnny Manziel (2012, 1,410 meters).
• Judkins is the fourth SEC freshman to have at least eight 100-yard rushing games alongside him death Gurley 2012 (9), Nick Chub 2014 (8), Emmit Smith 1987 (8).
• Judkins is the 40th SEC running back in available records to record at least eight 100-yard rushing games in a single season and 20th since 2000.
• Judkins also finished with a career-high 241 all-purpose yards, the 15th-highest in school history.
• Combined with Evans’ 207 yards, it’s the first time since 2007 that two Rebels against Missouri (Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis, 226; Marshay Green, 208).
• Judkins’ rushing touchdown tonight extended his school record for single-season scoring to 16 rushing touchdowns.
• Judkins has had at least one touchdown in nine straight games, scoring 15 goals.
• Judkins’ 24 carry tonight takes him to 229 this season, which ranks third in Ole Miss history in a season and is just five shy of Green-Ellis’ 2006 record of 234.
• Evans’ 207 yards is a career-high overall, his fourth 100-yard game as a Rebel… Evans finished with three rushes for 30 yards for a total of four that year.
• WR Malik Heide had 140 yards receiving and a score after tying up a career high with nine receptions… Fourth 100-yard receiving game for Heath, his second straight and third in his last four games.
• Heath had two receptions of at least 25 yards tonight, giving him 12 such catches this season… His 53-yard catch is a season long and the second-longest of his career.
• QB Jason Dart finished 21-to-36 for 240 yards and a TD through the air… He carried the ball 11 times for 44 yards.

• Ole Miss finished with 8.0 tackles for loss that night, the fourth game in which the Rebels had at least an 8.0 TFL.
• DB Ishem Young posted a career-high in tackles in his second straight game and recorded 10 stops (5 solo) along with 1.0 TFL tonight.
• LB Ashanti Cistunk tied his career-high 2.5 tackles for losses… He finished the night with eight tackles total and his first sack of the season.
• DB AJ Finley recorded a career-high 2.0 tackles for the loss alongside five tackles.
• DB Ladarius Tennison posted a season high with 2.0 tackles for the loss.

•K Jonathan Cruz is now 12-of-14 on the season and 6-of-7 from 40 yards or more… Cruz led the SEC in field goal percentage.
• This was Cruz’s fourth multi-field goal game of the season.
• With 82 points this season, Cruz ranks 18th on Ole Miss’s single-season scoring chart… He ranks 13th among all Rebel kickers.

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