AUBURN, Alabama (AP) – Bo Nix had 276 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores and Auburn’s No.18 defense made several big saves in a 31-20 victory over 10th-ranked Mississippi. , Saturday night.
The Tigers remained the main challenger to Alabama’s No.3 in the SEC West Division, with Nix winning a quarterback duel with Heisman contender Matt Corral.
The Rebels ended their three-game winning streak after wasting four second-half scoring opportunities, including three with failed fourth down assists within range.
In addition, Jaylin Simpson intercepted a pass in the end zone halfway through the fourth.
Auburn will face the Texas A&M Aggies on November 6 at Kyle Field.
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