Matt Corral was not going to let an prolonged native climate delay spoil his evening. The (*17*) quarterback shrugged off the nearly two-hour pause and posted a record-setting effectivity.

(*7*) Corral acknowledged. (*7*)

Corral accounted for a school-record seven touchdowns in lower than three quarters as No. 17 (*17*) defeated Tulane 61-21 Saturday evening.

Corral ran for 4 touchdowns – 9, 15, 15 and 6 yards – and handed for three scores, ending 23 of 32 for 355 yards. Corral had landing passes of 12, 50 and 45 yards to Dontario Drummond, Jonathan Mingo and Braylon Sanders, respectively.

Corral was lifted after directing three scoring drives early contained in the third quarter to assemble a 61-21 lead, capped by his last two landing runs. The Rebels completed with 707 yards of full offense, 403 by Corral, on a tempo to be taught consideration contained in the Heisman Trophy race.

(*7*) Corral acknowledged. “But I think they mean something to him (Coach Lane Kiffin) and I think he wants it more for me than I do. I’m just happy we played so well.”

The Rebels (3-0) responded to the native climate delay efficiently, scoring on six of the seven opening possessions, together with landing runs of 19 and 11 yards by Henry Parish Jr. and Drummond. Jerrion Ealy led the Ole Miss rushers with 15 carries for 103 yards.

“This is a really good win,” (*17*) coach Lane Kiffin acknowledged. “Tulane is a really good team and I think they’ll do really good things the rest of the way, but we played well.”

Tulane (1-2) was led by Michael Pratt with 166 yards on 10 of 18 passing, together with landing passes of 39 and 22 to Shae Wyatt and Tyrick James, respectively. Cameron Carroll added a 1-yard landing run, nonetheless the Green Wave couldn’t match the early tempo, trailing 40-21 at halftime.

THE TAKEAWAY

Tulane: The Green Wave have been resilient in freeway defeats at ranked opponents No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 17 Ole Miss. However, spectacular efforts ought to translate into wins shortly if Tulane is to be a important challenger for the American Athletic Conference title. Safety Macon Clark had a game-high 13 tackles.

Ole Miss: With an impending open week, the win accomplished a flawless September effectivity. The Rebels are unbeaten, ranked, improved defensively and showcase a spotlight reel-type offensive unit that has rolled up 158 elements and 1,906 yards in three video video video games. Drummond has caught a landing cross in eight consecutive video video video games and the Rebels set a college and SEC doc for first downs in a sport with 41.

POLL IMPLICATIONS

The win will enable the Rebels a chance to climb contained in the ballot this week, nonetheless a leap to the Top 10 subsequent week would seem unlikely.

SNACK TIME

Tulane athletic officers Chris Maitre and Lorne Robertson took the initiative to provide a meals break via the nearly two-hour lightning delay. The duo obtained transport by the (*17*) Highway Patrol, who drove the pair to a close-by restaurant that ready to-go meals for the Tulane gamers

UP NEXT

Tulane: The Green Wave will play their first dwelling sport of the season within the path of UAB subsequent week. Hurricane Ida had compelled the workforce out of New Orleans and to Birmingham for quite a few week.

(*17*): The Rebels will look to beat Alabama for the primary time since 2015.