OXFORD, Miss. - Jevan Sneed threw three touchdowns and added two rushing scores on Saturday as Mississippi became bowl eligible for the first time since 2003 with a 59-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe.
The Rebels (6-4) built a 38-0 halftime lead after scoring on six of seven possessions. The first half offensive outburst was the most productive since a 40-0 halftime lead against Memphis in 1980.
Sneed was 6-of-12 for 170 yards and rushed three times for 11 yards to account for five touchdowns. Cordera Eason added 107 yards in 14 carries as the Rebels finished with 520 yards, 341 in the first half, in total offense.
Louisiana-Monroe (3-8) managed to cross midfield only twice and was limited to 131 yards in total offense.