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Corral, Ole Miss take down No. 7 Indiana in Outback Bowl

Outback Bowl Football
Posted at 4:43 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-02 19:08:28-05

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns, leading Mississippi to a 26-20 upset of seventh-ranked Indiana in the Outback Bowl on Saturday.

Corral’s 3-yard pass to Dontario Drummond put the Rebels ahead for good with 4:12 remaining.

The Ole Miss defense came through with one more stop to ensure the school’s first non-losing record since going 6-6 in 2017.

Coach Lane Kiffin was rewarded before the game with a new contract, even though he’s just competing his first season with the Rebels.