Alabama Football: Bold Predictions for Ole Miss game

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Another week and another time for Alabama Football BOLD Predictions.

A quick summary of last week shows a 7-2 result. That takes the Bold Prediction record after four games to 14 correct and 13 wrong.

So many correct predictions last week indicate insufficient boldness. That will be corrected in the Ole Miss predictions that follow.

The entire Southern Miss Bold Predictions post is available here.

  • CORRECT– Chris Owens again started at right guard. WRONG – Damieon George Jr. and J.C. Latham entered the game early in the fourth quarter at right tackle and right guard, but not as predicted with the first unit.
  • CORRECT – USM (having allowed only a 1.41 opponent yards-per-carry average in three games) was unable to hold the Tide’s rushing attack below 4 yards-per-carry. The Tide average was 6.4 yards.
  • WRONG – USM was not held to 200 yards of net offense. The Golden Eagles reached 213 yards.
  • CORRECT – Jase McClellan got the most carries for the Crimson Tide at 12, followed by Roydell Williams at 11 carries.
  • CORRECT – The Tide did rush for more than 200 yards (211); two Tide backs rushed for more than 85 yards – Roydell Williams (110 yards) and Jase McClellan (97 yards)
  • CORRECT – Slade Bolden started at slot receiver and JoJo Earle got his most game snaps of the season.
  • CORRECT – Another wideout did increase his chances for more meaningful future game action. It was Javon Baker with two catches for 59 yards and a touchdown.
  • CORRECT – The Crimson Tide streak of scoring 30 or more points in a game did continue for the 30th game.