|Ole Miss Rebels|
|University||University of Mississippi|
|Conference||Southeastern Conference (SEC) West Division|
|Association||NCAA Division I|
|Athletics director||Pete Boone|
|Football stadium||Vaught-Hemingway Stadium/Hollingsworth Field|
|Basketball arena||C. M. "Tad" Smith|
|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
Previous: the Flood; Red and Blue
|Fight song||Forward Rebels|
|Colors||Harvard Crimson and Yale Blue (adopted in 1893)|
University of Mississippi sports teams, originally known as the "Mississippi Flood", were re-named the Rebels in 1935 and compete in the competitive twelve-member Southeastern Conference (West Division) of the NCAA's Division I. The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational Research University located in Oxford The Southeastern Conference (SEC is a College Athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States Pete Boone is the Director of Athletics for the University of Mississippi ( Ole Miss) and a former CEO and president of the Sunburst Bank which is now Regions Oxford is a city and the County seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. Mississippi ( is a state located in the Deep South of the United States Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field is an outdoor football Stadium located on the University of Mississippi's main campus in Oxford Mississippi. C M "Tad" Smith Coliseum is an 8700-seat multi-purpose Arena in Oxford Mississippi. Swayze Field is the home of the University of Mississippi Rebels College baseball team and is located in Oxford Mississippi. Colonel Reb' is the traditional but unofficial sporting Mascot of the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss" used officially from 1979 until 2003 Johnny Rebel or Johnny Reb was the Slang term for any Confederate soldier or the Confederate Army as a whole during the American Civil War. Crimson is a strong bright deep Red color combined with some Blue, resulting in a tiny degree of Purple. Yale Blue – the dark Blue Color used in association with Yale University – varies with use and history The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational Research University located in Oxford College athletics refers primarily to Sports and athletic competition organized and funded by institutions of tertiary education ( Colleges or universities The Southeastern Conference (SEC is a College Athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States The school's colors are cardinal red (PMS 199) and navy blue (PMS 280), purposely chosen to mirror the school colors of Harvard and Yale, respectively. Pantone Inc is a corporation headquartered in Carlstadt, New Jersey, USA With a long history in intercollegiate athletics, the university competes in 18 men’s and women’s sports. Student-athletes, 630 in all, received all-conference academic honors from 1995-2004.
The Ole Miss Lady Rebels basketball program began in 1974. The University of Mississippi, also officially known as Ole Miss boasts a long and colorful football history which includes the formation of the first football team in the state The Ole Miss Rebels baseball team represents the University of Mississippi in NCAA Division I college Baseball. The Lady Rebels have appeared in seventeen of 27 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournaments, including the inaugural 1981 tournament; they have reached the Sweet Sixteen ten times and the Elite Eight five times. In the program's 33-year history it has a win-loss record of 673-337, for a 66. 7% average. The program has produced such outstanding players as sisters Peggie Gillom, who still holds the school records for scoring and rebounding, and Jennifer Gillom, an Olympic medalist, Kodak All-American, and SEC Female Athlete of the Year. Jennifer Gillom (born June 13, 1964 in Abbeville Mississippi) is a former WNBA Basketball player who played for the Phoenix 
Perhaps the most decorated player in Lady Rebel history, guard Armintie Price, joined the program for the 2003-4 season and immediately collected SEC Freshman of the Year honors. Armintie Ada Price (born April 3, 1985) is an American professional Basketball player In her collegiate career, Price was named to the All-SEC First Team three times and became the first player to be named SEC Defensive Player of the Year twice. With Cheryl Miller she is one of only two players in NCAA history to record 2000 points, 1000 rebounds, 400 assists and 400 steals. Cheryl D Miller (born on January 3 1964 in Riverside California) is a former college Basketball player and coach As a senior she was a finalist for the Wooden Award and was named to the Kodak All-American Team; she led her team to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1992. The John R Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college Basketball players Price was drafted third overall in the 2007 WNBA Draft and went on to an outstanding first season with the Chicago Sky, culminating in Rookie of the Year honors. The 2007 WNBA Draft was the league's annual process for determining which teams receive the rights to negotiate with players entering the league The Chicago Sky are a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA team based in Chicago Illinois. The WNBA Rookie of the Year Award is given each year to the first-year player who has had the best performance amongst first-year players league-wide
Coaching legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Van Chancellor built his legacy with eighteen years as the Lady Rebels' head coach. Van Chancellor (born September 27, 1943 in Louisville Mississippi, United States) is the current Louisiana State University women's Chancellor's legacy also includes several players-turned-coaches, including Jennifer Gillom, who helped Chancellor coach the US Senior Women's National Team to the 2002 World Championship; head coach Carol Ross, who returned to her alma mater in 2003; and current associate head coach Peggie Gillom.
Carol Ross resigned as head coach on April 26, 2007, and was replaced by assistant coach Renee Ladner.
The Rebel men's basketball team, under the direction of first year head coach Andy Kennedy, tied for first place in the SEC West during the 2006-2007 season. Andy Kennedy (born March 13, 1968 in Louisville Mississippi) is the current head men's basketball coach at the University of Mississippi Led by the senior trio of Clarence Sanders, Bam Doyne, and Todd Abernethy, the Ole Miss men finished the year with a 21-13 record, including a 16-1 record at home inside Tad Smith Coliseum. They advanced to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament, before falling at Clemson University. The National Invitation Tournament (NIT is a men's college Basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. In his debut season with the Rebels, Kennedy was named the 2007 SEC Coach of the Year by the Associated Press after guiding Ole Miss, a preseason last-place pick in the SEC West, to its first division title and most wins since 2001, when they made the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament.
The 2007-2008 season was a historic one for the Ole Miss men's basketball team. The team started off the season 13-0, a school record. Since entering conference play, the team has faltered, falling to 17-7 overall. 
The Ole Miss tennis program is considered to be one of the elite college tennis programs in the SEC and the nation. Rebel tennis has been ranked in the top 10 at the end of 10 of the last 12 years and has won 6 Straight SEC Western Division Championships. They also have 4 SEC Overall Championships (1996, 1999, 2004, 2005). The tennis team has 15 NCAA Appearances, which includes the national indoor Final Four 3 times and the outdoor Final Four 4 times. They have competed in the National Championship Match once during that span. 
The Rebels have won the Mississippi Cup 9 straight years. The Mississippi Cup is an annual series between the Rebels and in-state fellow SEC rival Mississippi State University Bulldogs. 
Individually, the Ole Miss tennis team has had 20 All-Americans which includes Mahesh Bhupathi (NCAA Doubles National Champion 1995). Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi ( Kannada: ಮಹೇಶ್ ಭೂಪತಿ (born June 7 1974 Chennai, India is a professional Tennis player. There have also been 48 All-SEC selections which includes 3 SEC Players-of-the-Year. Billy Chadwick, the head coach, has been SEC Coach of the Year twice (1996, 2004).
The 2007 Lady Rebels posted the program's best-ever Southeastern Conference record at 14-6 and the season included a second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. The season record ended at 25-9. Coach Joe Getzin was named co-coach of the year in the SEC.
Ole Miss' major athletic rivals are with the Mississippi State Bulldogs (MSU), the LSU Tigers, and the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Mississippi State Bulldogs are the athletic teams of Mississippi State University. LSU (Louisiana State University is a member of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Southeastern Conference. The Arkansas Razorbacks, also known as the Hogs, are the names of college sports teams at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Arkansas (see Arkansas-Ole Miss rivalry)
In football, Ole Miss and MSU close each season with the Egg Bowl, with the victor receiving possession of the Golden Egg Trophy. History The rivalry between Arkansas and Ole Miss developed partially due to geography History Up until 1926 Ole Miss had claimed only five wins in the previous twenty-three meetings of the teams Ole Miss leads the series 59-39-6.
In baseball, according to Ole Miss records, Mississippi State now leads the series 224-192-5 (231-186-5 according to MSU records). However, as recently as 1978, Ole Miss led the series by some six games before Mississippi State became a leader both in the SEC and nationally in baseball. Since 1978, Ole Miss is 50-88 against MSU. Ole Miss has now won 13 of the last 18 meetings with the Bulldogs on the diamond. Current Ole Miss head baseball coach Mike Bianco is 16-16 against the Bulldogs. Mike Bianco is the head coach for the University of Mississippi Baseball team
For both schools, football, men's basketball, and baseball are the three most attended and discussed, and they are known together as the "Big 3 Sports. " All-time against each other in the Big 3 Sports, Mississippi State leads the Rebels 403 to 348, a 55-game lead.
LSU has a 54-37-4 advantage in the all-time football series with Ole Miss.
The school's fight song is Forward Rebels.
The song, Dixie is an un-official fight song still popular with a large number of fans and alumni, and although not played as often as in the past, it is still performed by the Ole Miss "Pride of the South" Marching Band during the pre-game celebations in the Grove and at least once during home games. Forward Rebels is the Fight song for the University of Mississippi. " Dixie " also known as " I Wish I Was in Dixie " " Dixie's Land " and other titles is a popular American song.
A modification of Dixie called Dixie Fanfare is also played by the Ole Miss "Pride of the South" Marching Band.
A modification of the Elvis Presley song An American Trilogy, now known as From Dixie with Love, is also played during football games, both home and away. " An American Trilogy " is a song arranged by country songwriter Mickey Newbury and made popular by Elvis Presley. Students and fans often refer to it as Slow Dixie. The song was officially dedicated to Ole Miss fans when it was played before the Ole Miss versus LSU football game in 2003, which is to date the largest crowd at a football game ever in the State of Mississippi.
The school cheer is entitled Hotty Toddy:
Are you ready?
Hell yeah! Damn Right!
Hotty Toddy, Gosh almighty
Who the hell are we, Hey!
Flim Flam, Bim Bam
OLE MISS BY DAMN!