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Rapid Rewind: Central Arkansas

Rebels score 35 straight to win 49-27 in Hugh Freeze's Ole Miss coaching debut
Alex Edwards | The Daily Mississippian

Trailing 20-14 at halftime, Ole Miss responded with 35 straight points in the second half to top Central Arkansas 49-27 and give head coach Hugh Freeze a win in his first game at the helm in Oxford. 
 
The Rebels jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead on a Bo Wallace 25-yard touchdown run. Wallace, who ended the day as Ole Miss’ leading rusher, was 20 of 24 through the air for 264 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception on a tipped ball. He also added 82 rushing yards.
 
Central Arkansas responded with a three-yard touchdown run from backup quarterback Jacoby Walker to tie things up at seven.
 
True freshman running back Jaylen Walton received his first carry late in the first quarter and made it count with a 10-yard touchdown run to make it a 14-7 game.
 
Another short touchdown run, this one by Terence Boby, and a 56-yard touchdown pass from Central Arkansas quarterback Wynrick Smothers gave UCA the 20-14 led heading into halftime.
 
After halftime, Wallace led the Rebels down the field but had the ball knocked out trying to rush in for a touchdown. Receiver Ja-Mes Logan jumped on the ball, saving the touchdown.
 
Two more touchdown passes from Wallace, one from Barry Brunetti, and a Brunetti touchdown run topped off the scoring for Ole Miss.
 
Notes:
 
Wallace to start next week against UTEP
 
Hugh Freeze said in his postgame press conference that Bo Wallace would start next week's game against UTEP. He also said that Brunetti would play, and that he wasn’t ready to name a full-time starter yet.
 
Brunetti was 5 of 7 for 66 yards and a touchdown through the air and added 54 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
 
Backs impress
 
Randall Mackey battled an illness Saturday night but still managed to run for 50 yards on 15 carries. True freshman backs Walton and I’Tavius Mathers also got in on the action, showing impressive burst while trying to keep up with everything going on in their first collegiate action.