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The July/August 2014 Football Issue of Rebel Nation Magazine™ is now available! Subscribers will be receiving their issues in the mail very soon and the magazine drops in stores everywhere on July 1.

Features stories by writers you know and love such as, John Davis (Oxford Citizen), Jeff Roberson (The Ole Miss Spirit), Chase Parham (, Athletic Director Ross Bjork, historical feature writer Seph Anderson, commentary by Brad Logan (Ole Miss QB Club), Bob Lynch ( and last, but not least, Dave Bevan ( –, Chadd Cripe (Boise St. beat writer – Idaho Statesman).

What can you expect to see in this issue:… Read more…

A special message from Athletic Director Ross Bjork
A special feature with the voice of VHS – Glen Waddle (First Down!

Ole Miss Players Make Nagurski, Outland Trophy Watch Lists


OXFORD, Miss. – The preseason honors are flooding in for Ole Miss football players this week.

On Thursday, sophomore defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche was named to preseason watch lists for both the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy, senior safety Cody Prewitt made the Nagurski list, and sophomore offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil made the Outland list.

Previously announced Rebels on watch lists are Prewitt (Bednarik Award), Bo Wallace (Maxwell Award), Evan Engram (Mackey Award) and Deterrian Shackelford (Lott IMPACT Trophy).

Nkemdiche was a Freshman All-American last year when he posted 34 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks. He ranked second among SEC freshmen with 0.73 TFLs per game and also carried the ball five times on offense, gaining 32 yards.… Read more…

Athletics Foundation Introduces Refer-a-Rebel

New Program Rewards Current Members for Referring Future Members

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Athletics Foundation is excited to announce the beginning of a new program, Refer-a-Rebel, that will reward current foundation members for getting family and friends to join the foundation.

“Rebel Nation is as passionate a fanbase as there is in the country,” said Keith Carter, Ole Miss Athletics Foundation executive director. “This is a great way for us to recognize our fans’ passion for Ole Miss by rewarding them for talking and encouraging fellow Rebel fans to join the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation.”

The person who refers other members will get one priority point per new member they sign up.… Read more…

Ole Miss’ Engram Named To Mackey Award Watch List

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NEW YORK – Ole Miss sophomore Evan Engram is one of 38 players that have been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 John Mackey Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

The award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee. The 2014 John Mackey recipient will be announced on Dec. 10, 2014 and then presented live on Dec. 11, 2014 at The Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show on ESPNU. Other key dates include the announcement of the 2014 Mackey Midseason Watch List on Oct. 13, the 2014 Mackey Semifinalists on Nov.… Read more…

Ole Miss Links Beacon Technology and Rewards Program; Integrates with Mobile App to Enhance Fan Experiences at Campus Events

Precision mobile marketing platform from Total Communicator Solutions uses Gimbal Beacons to check fans into games, offers rewards and updates game information

OXFORD, Miss. (July 8, 2014) — The University of Mississippi has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program.

The new system includes the precision mobile marketing platform, Spark Compass, from Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., San Diego, a leader in mobile brand management and app development, and Gimbal, Inc., the leader in contextual awareness and proximity mobile engagement, including proximity beacons that support Apple’s iBeacon technology.… Read more…

Wallace, Prewitt Make Preseason Watch Lists

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OXFORD, Miss. – Preseason watch lists for two of college football’s top awards – the Maxwell Award and Chuck Bednarik Award – were announced Monday, with Ole Miss seniors Bo Wallace and Cody Prewitt among those listed.

Wallace, entering his third season as the Rebels’ starting quarterback, makes the Maxwell Award watch list for the second straight year. The Pulaski, Tennessee, native who has claimed bowl game MVP honors each of the last two seasons has also been named preseason All-SEC by Phil Steele, Athlon and Lindy’s. He enters his senior year ranked second in school history in total offense (7,085 yards) and passing (6,340 yards) and first in passing efficiency (140.2) and completion percentage (64.3).… Read more…

#4 Ole Miss Pushes past #2 TCU 6-4 at CWS

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OMAHA, Neb. – The Rebels got big, timely hits from the middle of the lineup Thursday night as Sikes Orvis and Will Allen combined to go 6-for-10 with five RBI and lead No. 4 Ole Miss (48-20) to a 6-4 win over No. 2 TCU (48-18) in an elimination game at the College World Series.

With the win, the Rebels advance to face No.1 Virginia at 7 p.m. Friday night on ESPN in an elimination game. Should Ole Miss win Friday, it will force a deciding game on Saturday as the two teams play again for a spot in the national championship series.… Read more…

Gatlin’s Walk-Off Pushes Ole Miss Past Texas Tech


OMAHA, Neb. – The Rebels came up on the right side of the walk-off hit Tuesday when senior John Gatlin delivered the game-winning hit with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push No. 4 Ole Miss (47-20) to a 2-1 win over No. 7 Texas Tech (45-21) at the College World Series.

With the win, the Rebels advanced to play again at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday on ESPN. Ole Miss will face the loser of Tuesday night’s game between No. 1 Virginia and No. 2 TCU

Scott Weathersby (4-1) picked up the win in relief, working the ninth with one run on one hit.… Read more…

#4 Ole Miss Falls to #1 Virigina 2-1

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OMAHA, Neb. – It came down to one hit after a stellar pitcher’s duel that saw the score knotted at one through eight innings of play at TD Ameritrade Park on Sunday night.

Fourth-ranked Ole Miss (46-20) fell to top-ranked Virginia (50-14) by a score of 2-1 in the opening game of the College World Series for both teams. The Rebels will now face Texas Tech in an elimination game at 2 p.m. Tuesday on ESPN2.

Ole Miss looked to be on the verge of sending the game into extra innings with two outs on the board and a man on second.… Read more…

Rebels defeat #1 ULL, Advance to College World Series

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LAFAYETTE, La. – The Rebels have preached toughness and resiliency all season and put those traits were on display Monday night as No. 6 Ole Miss (46-19) fought off Cajun rallies before breaking things open in the ninth inning to defeat No. 1 Louisiana-Lafayette (58-10) by a score of 10-6 to secure a berth in the College World Series.

The Rebels will face Virginia on Sunday night at 7 p.m. in the final game of the day at TD Ameritrade Park. It marks the fifth College World Series appearance for the Rebels and first since the 1972 season.

Scott Weathersby (3-1) picked up the win, working 2.0 innings in relief of starter Sam Smith, allowing two hits with a walk and two strikeouts has he helped hold the Ragin’ Cajuns in check as Ole Miss built on its lead.… Read more…

Rebels to host Washington, Georgia Tech, Jacksonville State in Oxford Regional

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Rebels Face Jacksonville State on Friday at 7 p.m. CT

OXFORD, Miss. – One day after being named one of 16 host sites for the NCAA Baseball Tournament, Ole Miss learned Monday of the three teams it will be hosting. The NCAA announced Washington, Georgia Tech and Jacksonville State will join the Rebels at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field with games being played Friday-Sunday, and Monday if necessary.

Washington (39-15-1), the regional’s No. 2 seed, and Georgia Tech (36-25), the No. 3 seed, will open play in the Oxford Regional on Friday at 3 p.m. CT. Ole Miss (41-18), the regional’s top seed, will then face the regional’s No.… Read more…