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WATCH: Ole Miss’ Lakia Henry, Braylon Sanders and Deane Leonard talk with media Tuesday

WATCH: Ole Miss’ Lakia Henry, Braylon Sanders and Deane Leonard talk with media Tuesday

OXFORD, Miss. — Linebacker Lakia Henry, defensive back Deane Leonard and wide receiver Braylon Sanders met with media Tuesday, via Zoom, to discuss the Rebels’ Egg Bowl win, the final games of the season, and their future plans.

The three were integral parts of Ole Miss’ 31-24 Egg Bowl win. Sanders hauled in two catches for 87 yards and a score. Leonard recovered a fumble during the first quarter and returned it 84 yards, the fourth-longest fumble return in school history and the longest since the school record 96-yard return by Zedrick Woods at Texas A&M in 2018. Henry led the Ole Miss defense with 10 total tackles, his second straight game with double-digit tackles.

LB Lakia Henry


DB Deane Leonard


WR Braylon Sanders

(Video courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics)

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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