5 things every Ole Miss fan needs to know today
What are you doing here? You are supposed to be loading up the car/RV/party bus and getting ready to head down to Gainesville, Fla. There is no time to waste if “The Swamp” is to resemble a miniature version of Oxford, Miss. on Saturday. Oh well, while you’re here, you might as well catch up on the latest Ole Miss news.
Here are the top stories that you may have missed on Thursday:
- Saturday’s game is not only big for the 2015 season; it will play a role in recruiting as well. One Ole Miss commit didn’t mince words when he made a pretty bold prediction for the game’s outcome.
- Ole Miss announced on Thursday that the new Letterwinner Walk will be named after former quarterback and College Football Hall of Famer, Jake Gibbs. Gibbs led Ole Miss to two national championships from 1958-60 and was named SEC Player of the Year in 1960.
- Four-star quarterback Jake Fromm spoke with the AJC’s SECCountry.com and explained why Ole Miss was one of two SEC programs atop his list. The nation’s No. 9 pro-style passer answered several questions and gave his thoughts on the Rebels’ win over Alabama.
- Saturday’s game against No. 25 Florida should be one of the top SEC matchups of the weekend. But could Ole Miss possibly be looking past the Gators?
- The Rebels had better be careful not to look past Saturday’s matchup: they may be on upset alert.
More Ole Miss stories from around the internet:
- Last season the “Landshark” became the team’s identity. Well, one Ole Miss student has started a petition to change the school’s official mascot to Landsharks.
- The Gainesville and Oxford police have been having a little bit of a Twitter war this week. Al.com sought out the police officers involved to meet the men behind the tweets.
More top stories from around the SEC:
- A fan mocked Tennessee’s blown lead in last Saturday’s game against Florida with this hilarious parody video.
- Nick Saban admitted on Thursday that he has helped NFL prospects cut corners on the Wonderlic test.
- Auburn extended its contract with Under Armour on Thursday, locking in a deal through 2025.