Matt Corral gives Vols another crack at quality dual-threat QB

Ole Miss Athletics photo / Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral already has eight rushing touchdowns this season entering Saturday night's game at Tennessee, but the even more impressive stat is that he's yet to be intercepted.

This time last year, Matt Corral was a dazzling Ole Miss quarterback who could be turnover-prone on occasion.

Now he's just the dazzling part.

The 6-foot-1, 205-pound redshirt junior for the No. 13 Rebels enters Saturday night's intriguing matchup against Tennessee inside a sold-out Neyland Stadium having yet to throw an interception this season in 146 passes. He is the lone Southeastern Conference starting quarterback yet to be intercepted after having the dubious distinction of leading the league in that category last year with 14.

"I think it's just year one to year two as a quarterback in a system," Tennessee coach Josh Heupel said Thursday in a news conference. "He's continuing to grow as a decision maker, and that's in part him and in part the guys who are around him, too.