OXFORD, Miss. -- Jevan Snead threw three touchdowns and added two rushing scores on Saturday as Mississippi became bowl eligible for the first time since 2003 with a 59-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe.
The Rebels (6-4) built a 38-0 halftime lead after scoring on six of seven possessions. The first half offensive outburst was the most productive since a 40-0 halftime lead against Memphis in 1980.
Snead was 6-of-12 for 170 yards and rushed three times for 11 yards to account for five touchdowns. Cordera Eason added 107 yards in 14 carries as the Rebels finished with 520 yards, 341 in the first half, in total offense.
Louisiana-Monroe (3-8) managed to cross midfield only twice and was limited to 131 yards in total offense
Ole Miss covered 72, 54, 37, 31 and 94 yards on the first half touchdown series. Snead had scoring passes of 22 and 23 yards to Gerald Harris and Michael Wallace, between touchdown runs of 17 and 22 yards by Eason and Dexter McCluster.
Snead capped the first half with a 1-yard scoring run before connecting on a 3-yard touchdown pass to Derrick Davis and a 9-yard scoring run for a 52-0 lead with 5:54 left in the third period. Davis added a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth period.
Mike Macdonald returns to Baltimore Ravens as defensive coordinator
In a statement, Ravens coach John Harbaugh touted new defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald as "a Raven through and through" after spending seven seasons in Baltimore before joining the Michigan staff in 2021.
College sports earns poor grade for racial, gender hiring practices
Division I FBS schools scored a combined D+, the worst of all the racial and gender report cards published by TIDES.
Sources: Baltimore Ravens targeting Michigan Wolverines' Mike Macdonald to be new DC
The Ravens have targeted Michigan defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald, a former Ravens assistant, to be John Harbaugh's next defensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.
Lawyers claim LSU fired athletics official Sharon Lewis, who sued department, in retaliation
Lawyers for an associate athletic director who filed a $50 million federal racketeering lawsuit against Louisiana State University say she has been fired in retaliation and asked the court Wednesday to add that claim to her suit.
Oklahoma State All-Big 12 CB Jarrick Bernard-Converse transfers to LSU
Jarrick Bernard-Converse, a first-team All-Big 12 cornerback at Oklahoma State, has transferred to LSU.
Sources: Oklahoma State set to hire Derek Mason as defensive coordinator
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are set to hire former Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason as the team's new defensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.