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Bret Bielema

Arkansas gets improbable 53-52 OT win over No. 19 Ole Miss

Brandon Allen had already thrown for a career-high 442 yards and six touchdowns when Arkansas coach Bret Bielema asked his senior quarterback to do just one more thing.

To no one's surprise, he delivered.

Allen ran for a game-winning 2-point conversion — leaping past an Ole Miss defender at the goal line — to lead Arkansas to an improbable 53-52 overtime victory over the 19th-ranked Rebels on Saturday night.

"I can't say enough about our quarterback," Bielema said. "He's a gladiator through and through."

Arkansas (5-4, 3-2) pulled off the victory thanks to two wild plays in overtime that left Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in stunned...