Ole Miss Rebels Football Schedule
Ole Miss Rebels football has been a tradition in University, Mississippi since
1890 and generations have been raised to cheer on the blue and crimson. In 2013 the Rebels played six ranked teams and scraped
by with a 2-4 record. They finished the SEC season with a 3-5 conference record but having gone undefeated outside of the
conference remained bowl eligible with an 8-5 record. The Rebels capped off a successful season with a 25-17 victory over
the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets out of the ACC in the Franklin America Mortgage Music City Bowl. Hopes are high for the Rebels
this season as they have several starters returning to a successful squad that will also be adding talented new recruits including
offensive guard Rod Taylor and wide receiver Markell Pack who should be able to contribute early. Tad Smith Coliseum is one
of the most exciting environments in all of college basketball and it should really be rocking during the 2014 season.
college football season kicks off at Tad Smith Coliseum on September 13th when the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns come to
town to take on the Ole Miss Rebels. The Rebels will need to go undefeated again this year during their out of conference
schedule if they hope to improve upon the foundation they laid last season. Fans will surely be going wild from kick off to
the end of the game during the first home game of the season and you will want to be there if you are a big time Rebels fan.
On Saturday, October 4th the always tough Alabama Crimson Tide come to University, and with them comes a strong returning
team combined with the highest ranked recruiting class in all of college football. For the Rebels to come out with an upset
win they will certainly need all of the fan support and crowd noise they can get so get your tickets to help cheer them on
to an impressive victory. Defending SEC champs the Auburn Tigers come to Tad Smith Coliseum on November 1st for what should
be one of the most exciting match ups of the year. The regular season will be coming to a close and each game will have taken
on more significance with both teams laying it all on the line looking to add another win to their resume.
The Ole Miss Rebels play in the West Division of the Southeast Conference, which is also home to the defending
champion Alabama Crimson Tide. The Rebels play amongst the toughest competition in the country, where more than half of the
teams are ranked in the Top 25. Led by junior quarterback Bo Wallace, the Rebels are looking to keep their postseason hopes
alive with a strong finish to the season. Wallace has shown great improvement in his second year as a starter, proving that
he can compete with the other star quarterbacks in the conference.
On gameday, Oxford, Mississippi and its surrounding
communities rally around this team, packing Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with 60,000 cheering fans. The SEC is known for having
some of the rowdiest and most intense fanbases in all of college football, and the Rebel fans are no different. Vaught-Hemingway
Stadium has undergone some impressive renovations over the year, and provides one of the best gameday experiences in all of
college football. Come Saturday, very few college stadiums can offer the intensity of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium as they cheer
on their beloved Rebels.
Sports have shown the power to unite people of different ages
and backgrounds, where people are brought together for a few hours to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. In the
South, football is king and college football teams are as big as any NFL squad. In the state of Mississippi, the Ole Miss
Rebels are the biggest team in the land. The Southeast Conference is always the premier conference in the country and gameday
is full of long held traditions for fans and alumni who attend the events.
The traditions of the Ole Miss faithful are
many and on gameday, the atmosphere is electric. The fans cheer "Hot Toddy!" as the team takes the field, in a moment where
one can see that there is nothing more uniting in this community than their Rebels. If you are lucky enough to get to the
stadium a few hours early, fans are treated to the Walk of the Champions, where the teams and coaches walk from the Student
Union, under the arc known as the "Walk of Champions" to the stadium. Die hard fans cheer the team the whole way, providing
an unmatched show of solidarity and spirit that make Rebels games so incredible. You will have to see it to believe it, so
get down to Oxford, Mississippi to experience college football like never before.
Ole Miss Rebels Football Conference
college football, no conference is as feared as the Southeast Conference, or SEC. The Alabama Crimson Tide have won the National
Championship three of the last five years in dominant fashion while in 2013 the Auburn Tigers made it to the National Championship
Game and lost a close one to the Florida State Seminoles. The conference seems to always be a step ahead when it comes to
recruiting and the talent in the conference is staggering. The SEC had a stronghold on the Top 10 all season long in 2013
and the 2014 preseason rankings imply that fans should expect nothing less in the coming season. In the West Division, Alabama
is the leader, but LSU, Auburn and Texas A&M are not far behind. Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Arkansas round out this
tough division. In the East Division, newcomers the Missouri Tigers are in the top spot, followed closely by South Carolina
and Georgia. Florida, Vanderbilt, Kentucky and Tennessee fill out the division, where any team can win on any given Saturday
because these rivalries run deep in the SEC.
Ole Miss Rebels Football Trivia
The Ole Miss Rebels have
won three National Championships and all under one head coach. Who is this coach?
Answer: The Rebels won the National
Championship in 1959, 1960 and 1962 under Coach John Vaught, whose name was added to the name of the stadium where the Rebels
play in 1982 to honor his achievements