November 26, 2008

Jenkins ready for Rebels

Craig Jenkins grew up with the Egg Bowl rivalry in Pearl, Miss.

As being a lifelong Bulldog fan, Jenkins knows how much this game means to the state.

"This is what we look for every year," Jenkins said. "I tip my hat to (Ole Miss) because they've had a good season. But this is what we play for each year, bragging rights until the next year. For 365 days we are going to be able to say we beat Ole Miss."

Jenkins and his offensive line teammates are preparing to face an impressive Rebel defensive front on Friday.

"We have been watching a little bit of tape and they are big up front," Jenkins said. "They are athletic and it's probably going to be a challenge. But, hey, we are up for the challenge."

Jenkins played all 76 snaps last weekend in the win over Arkansas and graded out at 85-percent. He also led the team with 11 knockdown blocks against the Razorbacks.

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