Arkansas earns wild 24-point comeback at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — Arkansas kicker Connor Limpert drilled a 34-yard field goal with four seconds left in the fourth quarter to give the Razorbacks a 38-37 victory over Ole Miss Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Mississippi.

On a delayed screen, sophomore Devwah Whaley went 12-yards to give Arkansas its first touchdown of the game. It was the first receiving touchdown of Whaley’s career and fourth overall touchdown this season. Whaley finished the game with 28-yards receiving on two receptions, while rushing for 52-yards on 12 attempts.

Junior Santos Ramirez forced and recovered a fumble from Ole Miss receiver Octavious Cooley. It was the third forced fumble of the season and first career recovery for Ramirez. Ramirez had 10 tackles on the afternoon to lead the Razorback defense.

Redshirt freshman Cole Kelley scrambled from 15-yards out to narrow the gap for the Razorbacks. Kelley’s first career rushing touchdown came on the longest rush of his young career. The Lafayette, Louisiana native went 19-of-30 for 189-yards and three touchdowns through the air while having 22-yards on the ground.

Senior Josh Liddell picked off an overthrown ball by Ole Miss quarterback Jordan Ta’amu and returned it 54-yards to the Rebels 21-yard line. It was the first interception of the season for Liddell and his first since Nov. 5, 2016 against Florida.

Sophomore Deon Stewart’s third receiving touchdown of the season came from 23-yards out to bring Arkansas within 10 points before halftime. Stewart finished as Arkansas’ leading receiver with 49-yards on four receptions.

Arkansas pulled within three points off of a 9-yard pass from Kelley to sophomore Cheyenne O’Grady. It was the second receiving touchdown of the season for O’Grady and first since Aug. 31 against Florida A&M. O’Grady finished with 16-yards on two receptions.

Arkansas pulled within two points off of a scoop and score by senior Kevin Richardson II late in the fourth quarter. Since Sept. 30 against New Mexico State, Richardson has three interceptions and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.

Sophomore Connor Limpert drilled a 34-yard field goal with four seconds left to give Arkansas its first lead of the game. Limpert was 1-for-2 on the day while improving to 5-of-6 on the season.

Up Next
Arkansas returns to Fayetteville next Saturday for its final non-conference game against Coastal Carolina. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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