Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin instructed followers to “get your popcorn” prepared proper earlier than kickoff towards Alabama, Saturday, and the Crimson Tide proceeded to drop 28 first-half factors on the Rebels.

Ole Miss’ offense sputtered on its first drive because it turned the ball over on downs, and Alabama capitalized instantly. Alabama scored a landing on the next sequence. The 13-play, 94-yard drive was capped by a 16-yard landing move from Bryce Young to John Metchie III.

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide, right, talks with head coach Lane Kiffin of the Mississippi Rebels before a game at Bryant-Denny Stadium Oct. 2, 2021 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide, proper, talks with head coach Lane Kiffin of the Mississippi Rebels earlier than a recreation at Bryant-Denny Stadium Oct. 2, 2021 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
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The scoring wouldn’t cease there.

Another turnover on downs for Ole Miss on its second drive become one other Alabama landing.

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Fans went after Kiffin on Twitter after the popcorn comment.

The Crimson Tide scored 4 touchdowns on 5 drives within the first half and went into the locker room with a 28-0 lead. Twenty-one of their 28 factors got here within the second quarter.

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9) throws a touchdown pass under pressure from Mississippi during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9) throws a landing move beneath stress from Mississippi through the first half of an NCAA school soccer recreation, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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Bryce Young led the best way with 101 passing yards and two landing passes. Running again Brian Robinson Jr. had two speeding touchdowns on 71 yards. Metchie and Cameron Latu every had a landing catch. Slade Bolden had three catches for 29 yards. Six totally different Alabama gamers had catches earlier than the half.

Alabama linebacker Henry To'oTo'o (10) plays to the crowd after a defensive stop during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Alabama linebacker Henry To’oTo’o (10) performs to the group after a defensive cease through the first half of an NCAA school soccer recreation towards Mississippi, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Saban entered the sport undefeated towards former assistant coaches like Kiffin.