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Cory Peterson

You might not guess what Cory Peterson did after he caught the game-winning two-point conversion pass from Stewart Patridge in Starkville to reclaim the Golden Egg for Ole Miss in 1997.

The Rebels' sophomore wide receiver celebrated for a moment, then headed to the visitor sideline of Scott Field. "And I threw up," Peterson said, laughing as he told it some 16 years later. "You can actually see that on one of the highlights. I was throwing up my guts. It was everything. Emotions. Excitement. Worn out. It just all came out." It's likely he was joined in an act of... Recommended Stories