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Ole Miss was held to only three field goals before Wallace threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Donte Moncrief in the third quarter and added a 12-yard scoring pass to Moncrief midway through the fourth quarter.
Malzahn has led a quick turnaround in his first season as the Tigers earned their first win over a Top 25 team since beating No. 10 South Carolina in 2011.
Marshall, from Garden City Community College, completed 11 of 17 passes for 93 yards.
Defensive ends Carl Lawson and Dee Ford each had two sacks. Defensive tackle Gabe Wright also had two sacks.
Auburn moved 80 yards on its first possession. Marshall completed a 29-yard screen pass to Mason and had a 28-yard run before Mason scored from the 1.
Therezie picked off a pass intended for Treadwell late in the first quarter for his third interception of the season. Therezie’s 78-yard return was the eighth-longest in Auburn history.
"I thought he was coming in," said Wallace of Therezie. "He sat. It was a screen, and that is just how it went."
Andrew Ritter kicked field goals of 42, 44 and 22 yards for the Rebels.
Trailing 27-22, Ole Miss had an opportunity to take the lead when Issac Gross recovered a fumble by Auburn’s Cameron Artis-Payne at the Ole Miss 40 midway through the fourth quarter.
Auburn’s defense quickly responded with an interception by Ryan Smith.
Auburn’s Cody Parkey kicked a 23-yard field goal with about 3 minutes remaining.
Auburn linebacker Cassanova McKinzy hurt his neck on the final play of the first quarter and was taken to an area hospital. He was back on the sideline, wearing a neck brace and street clothes, in the third quarter.
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