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Rebel comeback falls short in Nashville

Taye Biddle runs past VU's Josh Allen

Ole Miss spotted Vanderbilt a 24-3 lead before almost coming all the way back as the Commodores won 31-23.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - It wasn't the kind of outcome Ole Miss fans had hoped for in the team's 2005 conference opener against Vanderbilt. The Rebels fell behind the Commodores 24-3 early in the third quarter, then almost came all the way back. But after the Rebels cut the VU lead to 24-23 (with a missed UM extra point being the difference), the Commodores - led by first-team preseason All-SEC... Recommended Stories