Alabama – Mississippi Matchups
The University of Alabama Crimson Tide and the University of Mississippi Rebels
are matched up again, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and make sure that you get right into the middle
of the excitement as fans pour into the stands to be a part of the action. Whether the big football game goes down at Bear-Bryant
Stadium in Tuscaloosa or Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi, you can bank on there being an unbelievable atmosphere
that everyone will be buzzing about around town leading up to the opening kick-off. When you're there in the middle of an
unbelievable Rebels-Tide matchup, you'll see loud and clear what all the buzz is about.
But you also probably don't
want to forget about the other sports, particularly basketball. When the Crimson Tide hit the court against the Rebels, whether
it goes down at the Tide's home court of Coleman Coliseum or Tad Smith Coliseum, you're sure to see one of the very best college
sports atmospheres that you're going to find anywhere. More than just basketball and football, however, these proud schools
have plenty of other talented teams as well, giving you plenty of reasons to head out and see the action for yourself in another
season of amazing matchups featuring Alabama and Ole Miss.
Alabama – Mississippi Team Info
15 national championships to their name for college football, there are tons upon tons of NFL players that saw their college
days through Alabama before making it big in the pros. The Crimson Tide have produced several players and coaches to make
it into the College Football Hall of Fame, including Cornelius Bennett, Johnny Mack Brown, Paul Bryant, Johnny Cain, Harry
Gilmer, John Hannah, Frank Forward, Dixie Howell, Pooley Hubert, Don Hutson and Lee Roy Jordan. The Pro Football Hall of Fame
includes former Alabama players including Don Hutson, Bart Starr, Joe Namath, John Hannah, Swight Stephenson, Ozzie Newsome
and Derrick Thomas.
The Rebels haven't had a shortage of great players either, as Archie and Eli Manning, Chris Spencer
and Patrick Willis represents just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Ole Miss football. Both of these programs have
top-tier basketball and baseball teams as well from one year to the next, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote
and make sure that you don't miss a second of the action as these two powerhouses battle it out in front of thousands of passionate
Alabama – Mississippi Experience
No matter the sport, you can count on there being plenty
of fanfare, as these are two universities that are known for their passionate fan bases that always are showing up in droves
to provide their support. Though the pros can be great too, there is something special about seeing a college game because
it's only university pride on the line, which is why many sports fans prefer the college sports experience to the pro one.
And it's hard to argue with that when it's the Crimson Tide and the Rebels going blow for blow, as you'll see college sports
at its very best.
Mississippi – Alabama Football History
The Crimson Tide have been part of the
SEC since 1932, and have taken home 27 conference titles as well as a whopping 15 claimed national championship titles to
date. National championship titles include wins under head coach Wallace Wade in 1925, 1926 and 1930; Frank Thomas in 1934
and 1941; Bear Bryant in 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978 and 1979; Gene Stallings in 1992; and under Nick Saban 2009, 2011 and 2012.
The Crimson Tide are always one of the very best teams in the conference, which is saying something considering they have
to routinely go up against powerhouses loaded with some of the top stars in the country.
The football legacy runs also
deep at the University of Mississippi, and the passion has been fiery since the first Ole Miss Rebels football team in 1890.
In the Ole Miss Rebels' history, they have captured multiple national titles and also conference titles, as well as many great
players that gone on to star in the NFL. Put it all together and just about anything can happen when the Crimson Tide and
the Rebels hit the field for a prominent game that will likely have the attention of college football fans all over the nation.
Mississippi – Alabama Trivia
Did you know that Mr. Blind Side himself played for Ole Miss?
his story turned into a Hollywood smash hit as "The Blind Side," Michael Oher was dominating SEC pass-rushers for the Rebels
on his way to becoming the 23rd overall pick of the Baltimore Ravens in 2009.
Mississippi – Alabama Fans
Ole Miss Rebels football team plays its home games atVaught-Hemingway Stadium, a great venue that can house more than 60,000
screaming Rebels fans for the biggest and most anticipated games of the season. But if the game goes down at Bryant-Denny
Stadium in Tuscaloosa, you'll also have an unbelievable atmosphere, as you might end up being next to more than 100,000 fans
for all the top games of the season. On the court, Tad Smith Coliseum is rocking with Rebel fans throughout the year and the
same is said of Coleman Coliseum, where the atmosphere is boosted by all of the fanfare surrounding the Tide. No matter where
they match up, you can count on there being plenty of fireworks and a great atmosphere whenever it's Tide v. Rebels.