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Alabama - Mississippi

Alabama - Mississippi

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

With 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 fans.


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?

Before 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

The 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.

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04 Oct
Oct 04, 2014 2:30 PM
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03 Mar 2015
Mar 03, 2015 6:00 PM
Coleman Coliseum
Tuscaloosa, AL
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