The unlikely duo of Jaylen Walton and Jordan Wilkins led Mississippi to a resounding Egg Bowl upset.
Walton had a 91-yard touchdown run and Wilkins, a running back, threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to lead No. 18 Ole Miss over No. 4 Mississippi State 31-17 on Saturday.
The loss by Mississippi State means Alabama clinched the SEC Western Division. Dak Prescott threw for 282 yards and a touchdown.
It's the first time both teams came into the Egg Bowl ranked since 1999.
The loss is a severe blow to Mississippi State's hope of advancing to the inaugural College Football Playoff.
12_Bowl-eligible teams in the SEC, a conference record.
14_Interceptions by Louisville's Gerod Holliman, tying an NCAA record.
24_Rushing touchdowns by Pittsburgh's James Conner, breaking Tony Dorsett's single-season school record. He also passed Dorsett's single-season marks for total touchdowns (23) and points (140).
43_Years since Memphis won a conference title before clinching at least a share of the American Athletic Conference.
99_Points between Alabama and Auburn, most in Iron Bowl history.
222_Career catches by Kansas State's Tyler Lockett, breaking the school record held by his father, Kevin.
1,079_Rushing yards for Boston College's Tyler Murphy, breaking the ACC record by a quarterback. Clemson's Woodrow Dantzler held the previous mark with 1,061 yards, set in 2001.
3,387_Career rushing yards by Miami's Duke Johnson, breaking Ottis Anderson's school record of 3,331.
Pregame tensions between players from No. 24 Louisville and rival Kentucky evolved into a shoving match involving Cardinals coach Bobby Petrino, who was seen grabbing the jacket of Wildcats assistant Daniel Berezowitz in one scuffle.
Several confrontations preceded kickoff, the biggest of which occurred near midfield and cleared both benches. Coaches and officials jumped in to break up groups of players pushing and shoving each other, and the Kentucky Kernel newspaper tweeted a photo of Petrino grabbing Berezowitz, Kentucky's director of football recruiting operations, and appearing to yell at him.
No penalties were called as things calmed down, but the first quarter was physical as the Wildcats sacked Louisville freshman quarterback Reggie Bonnafon twice and decked him as he threw an interception leading to a Kentucky field goal.