Mississippi 24-23

Jackson, MS (59,758)

MIS rallied from 17-point deficit on two fumble recoveries and an interception.


1st Quarter

MSU: Cosby 19 yard field goal

2nd Quarter

MSU: Bond 1 yard run (Cosby kick)...moved into 2nd all-time in SEC total offense, passed Pat Sullivan

MSU: Koontz 2 yard run (Cosby kick)

MIS: Moffett 66 yard punt return (Teevan kick)

3rd Quarter

MSU: Cosby 25 yard field goal

MSU: Cosby 51 yard field goal

4th Quarter

MIS: Powell 3 yard fumble return (Teevan kick)

MIS: Moffett 10 yard pass from Powell (Teevan kick)

MIS: Teevan 35 yard field goal...Artie Cosby attempted a 27-yd FG with 14 seconds left but 40 mph gust knocked it left and short, MSU drove from their own 20 to Ole Miss 10


Team First Downs: MIS 11, MSU 22

Rushing: MIS 32/89, MSU 70/334

Passing: MIS 74, MSU 82

Return Yds: MIS 76, MSU 16

Punts: MIS 8/41, MSU 3/37

Fumbles: MIS 3/1, MSU 3/2

Penalties: MIS 6/51, MSU 1/15

TOP: MIS 24:24, MSU 35:36


MIS: Powell 13/21, 74 yds

MSU: Bond 5/13, 82 yds, INT


MIS: Humphrey 15/70, McGee 8/32

MSU: Bond 30/129, Wilson 11/82, Koontz 11/54


MIS: Moffett 4/49, McGee 4/17

MSU: Knight 2/44, Wilson 1/29, Windham 2/19



  • Gainesville Sun. 20 Nov 1983.

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