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Corral, Broeker Garner SEC Honors After South Carolina Game

Corral, Broeker Garner SEC Honors After South Carolina Game

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Two Rebels collected weekly honors from the Southeastern Conference after a 59-42 win over South Carolina, the league office announced Monday.

Quarterback Matt Corral earned SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors, while sophomore tackle Nick Broeker collected SEC Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week accolades.

Corral broke the Ole Miss single-game passing record with 513 yards in leading the Rebels past the Gamecocks. He completed 28 of 32 passes for 513 yards and four touchdowns, while rushing for another score.

Matt Corral has been named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week. (Photo: Josh McCoy)

His 533 total yards are the second most in school history, behind Archie Manning’s 540 total yards in 1969.

It marked Corral’s fifth 300-yard passing game of the season, tied for third-best in school history. The Ventura, California, native moved into a tie for fifth on Ole Miss’ single-season record list with 22 passing TDs and tied for ninth on the Rebel career charts with 30 scoring passes.

Broeker, who has started ever game this season at left tackled for the Rebels, paved the way for an historic 708 total yards of offense on Saturday night. It marked the third most offensive yards in school history and the most ever in an SEC contest.

Nick Broeker has been named Co-SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week.

The Springfield, Illinois, native played every offensive snap and protected Corral during his historic night. The Rebel offense also rushed for 195 yards and four touchdowns.

(Courtesy of Ole Miss Media Relations)

About The Author

Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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