Tigers hope to keep Magnolia Bowl trophy for 4th straight season


BATON ROUGE, LA – SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Joe Burrow #9 of the LSU Tigers runs the ball in for a touchdown as defensive back Zedrick Woods #36 and defensive back C.J. Miller #8 of the Mississippi Rebels chase him down during the fourth quarter at Tiger Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

As the LSU head coach, former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron has never lost to his former team.

Orgeron hopes to make it four in a row for the top ranked Tigers over the Rebels Saturday night in Oxford, Mississippi. Kickoff is at 6:05 pm. The game will be televised nationally.

The two teams play for the Magnolia Bowl trophy, a trophy Ole Miss last won in Oxford in 2015.

LSU won last year 45-16 in Baton Rouge.

Ed Orgeron said his players have moved on from last Saturday’s win at Alabama. And, the Tigers, 21.5 point favorites, hope to run their record to 10-0 for this season. LSU is aiming for its 11th straight victory.

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LSU's Joe Burrow leads the SEC, averaging 346.4 yards per game. Burrow has thrown 33 TD passes this season, a school record.

Ole Miss has lost 6 games.

Their four wins came against Arkansas, Southeastern Louisiana, Vandebilt, and New Mexico State.



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