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Ole Miss' 17-3 loss to the Auburn Tigers on the Plains Saturday evening followed an all-too-familiar pattern. The Rebels played their hearts out only to come up short. That theme, OC Dan Werner and DC John Thompson said, is getting tiresome.

Early in the year, the Ole Miss offense was keeping the Rebels in games. Saturday night, the shoe was on the other foot. The Rebels' defense bowed their necks, thanks to a "new" beefed-up look, and kept the contest close to the very end, but the offense couldn't reciprocate against the stubborn Tiger defense. Thus, a 17-3 setback, and a very familiar feeling. "It's getting really old to keep...