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First Glance: Ole Miss at Texas A&M

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What You Need To Know

  • Tickets are sold out (Standing room tickets are available). Expect a record crowd on hand.

  • The Rebels are 5-0 on the year with wins over Boise State, Vanderbilt, ULL, Memphis, and Alabama. They are tied for 3rd in the AP poll and 4th in the USA Today poll.
  • Texas A&M enters the game being ranked 14th in both the AP and USA Today polls.
  • This is the Rebels highest ranking in the AP poll since 1963, the year they won their last conference championship.
  • The Fightin' Texas Aggies defeated the Rebels 41-38 last year in Oxford.

Historical Notes

  • A&M leads the all time series with Ole Miss 6-0.
  • The first matchup between the Ags and Rebels took place in 1911. The Aggies won 17-0.
  • Mississippi was a charter member of the SEC, joining in 1932.
  • Ole Miss was founded in 1848, and currently has an enrollment of 19,431.
  • Ole Miss has won six SEC championships and three national championships (1959, 1960, and 1962).

Famous Rebels

  • Archie Manning
  • Eli Manning
  • William Faulkner
  • John Grisham
  • Shepard Smith

Media Blitz

Television

  • Game time: 8:00 pm CT
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Broadcast team: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Heather Cox

Radio

  • Texas A&M Sports Network
  • Texas A&M Spanish Network
  • Siruis/XM 192

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