Ole Miss Rebels

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Ole Miss Rebels
Ole Miss Rebels logo.svg
University University of Mississippi
Conference Southeastern Conference
NCAA Division I / FBS
Athletics director Ross Bjork
Location Oxford, MS
Varsity teams 18
Football stadium Vaught-Hemingway Stadium/Hollingsworth Field
Basketball arena The Pavilion at Ole Miss
Baseball stadium Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field
Other arenas Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center
Ole Miss Soccer Stadium
Ole Miss Track & Field Complex
Ole Miss Softball Complex
Gillom Sports Center (volleyball)
University Golf Course
Mascot Rebel Black Bear
Nickname Rebels
Fight song Forward Rebels
Colors Harvard Crimson and Yale Blue (adopted in 1893)[1]


Homepage OleMissSports.com

The Ole Miss Rebels are the sports team for the University of Mississippi. They were first named the "Mississippi Flood". They were renamed the Rebels in 1936.[2]

The school's colors are cardinal red and navy blue. This is meant to be the same as the school colors of Harvard and Yale.

Ole Miss' major athletic rivals are with the Mississippi State Bulldogs (MSU), the LSU Tigers, and the Arkansas Razorbacks.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ole Miss Traditions
  2. Cleveland, Rick (June 19, 2003). "Colonel not exactly a longtime tradition". The Clarion-Ledger. Retrieved January 12, 2010.