WJTV – The Rebels’ loss to Florida can be blamed on many different things.
But one of the aspects that continued a trend for the Rebels in conference play is another lackluster performance on third down.
In terms of SEC games, Ole Miss is tied for last in the conference in third down defense, letting conference opponents convert on 50% of third down plays. The Rebels are tied for tenth in third down offense in the SEC, converting 29.3% of third down plays.
Click the video above to hear why head coach Hugh Freeze said awareness might be an issue on the down on both sides of the ball.