Ole Miss Offensive Line Recognized for Performance against Austin Peay
O-line ranks in PFF Top 10; Bryce Ramsey, Nick Broeker, and Ben Brown recognized individually
OXFORD, Miss. — In Saturday’s 54-17 win over Austin Peay, the Rebels’ offensive line played an excellent game. Pro Football Focus — a site that grades players on a 0-100 scale based on their performance — gave the Ole Miss offensive line a cumulative grade of 86.1 which ranked No. 3 in the nation for Week 2.
Highest-graded OLs of Week 2
1. Baylor – 99.9
2. Michigan State – 86.6
3. Ole Miss – 86.1
4. Louisville – 84.8 pic.twitter.com/Ryr3GFEzbp
— PFF College (@PFF_College) September 13, 2021
Individually, the Rebs had three offensive linemen rank in the Top 10 in the SEC in Week 2.
Center Bryce Ramsey, who was in for an injured Orlando Umana, was fourth in the league with a grade of 79.2. Tackle Nick Broeker notched a grade of 78.3 and guard Ben Brown recorded a grade of 76.8.
After Saturday’s game, Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral singled out the play of the big men up front vs. Austin Peay.
“The O-Line did a great job today, got a lot of push up front. That’s huge.”
QB Matt Corral
It is very encouraging to see the early success up front for Ole Miss. The Rebels will need to keep consistent play throughout the season as they play Tulane this Saturday and then head toward their first SEC opponent on Oct. 2 at Alabama.
(Feature images courtesy Josh McCoy, Ole Miss; Graphic by Nick Filipich, Rebel Walk)
Nick Filipich was born and raised in Biloxi, MS. He is an Ole Miss senior majoring in Sports and Recreation Administration. A sports junkie with a great passion for all things Ole Miss, Nick played baseball and football in high school — which is where he discovered his love for sports. He is an avid Braves and Saints fan, and in his free time enjoys spending time with family, friends and his black lab, Dixie.