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Richardson leads No. 2 Alabama by Ole Miss 52-7

By CHRIS TALBOTT
Associated Press   

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Trent Richardson rushed for 183 yards and a career-high four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama's defense smothered foundering Mississippi in a 52-7 win on Saturday night.

Richardson put the Rebels (2-4, 0-3 SEC) away with an electric 76-yard run midway through the third quarter and now leads the nation with six straight 100-yard games. He's scored 16 touchdowns this season for the Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0) and displayed his rare combination of power and speed as he tossed aside Rebels with ease.

It was the most-lopisded defeat since a 49-3 loss to Florida in 1981 for Ole Miss, playing the first of three straight games against ranked opponents. The Rebels have lost eight straight to
Alabama.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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