Rebels chasing winning streak

Only three starters are back on offense — tackles Bobby Massie and Bradley Sowell — and RB Brandon Bolden, who rushed for 614 yards when McCluster wasn’t stealing the show in 2009.

Half of Ole Miss’ six returning defensive starters are on the line — DTs Jerrell Powe and Lawon Scott and DE Kentrell Lockett.

If Nutt can turn in another nine-victory season in 2010, it would mark the first time Ole Miss had done that three years in a row since Vaught’s teams won at least nine games in every season from 1957 through 1962.