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Ole Miss jumped out to a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter and had hopes of the upset against No. 6 Georgia, and then the Bulldogs scored 37 unanswered points to win 37-10 in Saturday's Southeastern Conference clash "Between the Hedges."

The 2012 presidential election is less than a week away, and the deciding factor could once again be the youth vote.

Just one win away from gaining bowl eligibility, the Ole Miss Rebels (5-3, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) will travel to Athens, Ga., on Saturday to play “Between the Hedges” against the No. 6 team in the country, Georgia (7-1, 5-1 SEC).

In this week’s installment, The Daily Mississippian football beat writer Bennett Hipp gives his keys to this week’s matchup.

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In this week’s edition of Four Downs, The Daily Mississippian football beat writers Bennett Hipp and Matt Sigler, sports editor David Collier and managing editor Austin Miller answer four questions regarding the week’s matchup.

This past Sunday, Oct. 28, was the most important feast on the Muslim calendar, Eid al-Adha festival, the Feast of Sacrifice. By commemorating this event, Muslims are following the footsteps of prophet Ibrahim, who showed willingness to obey Allah (God) in everything, even if he was to slaughter his own beloved son.

The University of Mississippi School of Education has received five grants that total more than $5.7 million from the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation in Jackson to improve public education in the state.

The University of Mississippi Food Bank will open its doors next Thursday at 12:30 p.m.
Established by a joint committee of students and faculty, the food bank will be located in the old math lab in Kinard Hall.

Oxford Police Department Chief Mike Martin is retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2013. Martin has held the chief position for almost six years, after replacing previous Chief Steve Bramlett in September of 2007. Martin was Bramlett’s assistant chief until Bramlett retired in June 2007.

After Saturday’s game against Arkansas, the Georgia-Florida football game was playing on the TV in the bus on the way back to Oxford. 
It’s safe to say that Ole Miss co-offensive coordinator Dave Werner didn’t like what he saw. 

The Ole Miss offensive line has come a long way since first-year head coach Hugh Freeze and his staff have installed their new offense. In fact, many of the Rebel players have been surprised by the success on offense so far this season.

In this week’s installment, The Daily Mississippian’s sports editor David Collier ranks the 14 Southeastern Conference teams. Opponents, game times and television networks are also included for each team.

The Ole Miss Lady Rebels (10-11, 4-8 SEC) will hit the road for the first time in three weeks this weekend when they take on the Kentucky Wildcats and the LSU Tigers. The Lady Rebels are coming off a straight-set loss to Auburn on Sunday after wins against Missouri and South Carolina the weekend before. 

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze readily admits that it’s “very tempting” to shift his offense into overdrive and run a higher percentage of up-tempo plays. However, a lack of depth on both sides of the football makes that tough to do, as the Rebels are down to 64 healthy scholarship players. 

Heading into Saturday’s game where Ole Miss will face one of the better passing attacks in the conference, the Rebels and head coach Hugh Freeze are dealing with some costly injuries in the secondary. 

The Daily Mississippian sports editor David Collier gives the biggest tricks (disappointments) and treats (surprises) from the SEC in the first nine weeks of the season.

Freshman middle blocker Nakeyta Clair has shown her potential for the Ole Miss Lady Rebels volleyball team throughout the season. Clair is now considered a dual threat for Ole Miss, recording kills on offense and blocking opponents’ attacks on defense.

The Phi Kappa Phi honor society recently celebrated its 53rd anniversary on the campus of The University of Mississippi.

The new Lenny’s Sub Shop location at 1414 Jackson Ave. is now open. Sandwiched between Bop’s Frozen Custard and local Mexican restaurant Taqueria El Milagro, the new location opened its doors on Oct. 24.

Associated Student Body President Kimbrely Dandridge recently received emails from faculty and students who received parking citations for not having a decal after 5 p.m.