The Ole Miss Rebels showed life early in the season winning three of their first four games, but a 2-3 run in the past five weeks have pushed the Rebels back into mediocrity. Season-ending contests against LSU and Mississippi State will likely keep them out of the bowl picture.
The Rebels may have a strong showing at home in the Egg Bowl, but they don’t stand a chance against the Tigers from LSU this weekend.
LSU lost to Florida and Alabama, but have since had an offensive resurgence. Mettenberger has led the charge but running back Jeremy Hill has helped the offense churn up yards in the back half of the season.
Looking ahead to Saturday’s showdown in Baton Rouge, here are the five reasons the Tigers will maul the Rebels.