From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

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As the Ole Miss women's golf team tees it up this weekend at the 2016 SEC Championships at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, OleMissSports.com tagged along to record some of the behind-the-scenes action and each day will bring five observations from the round.

Round Three - Sunday, April 17, 2016

1. How About Those Rebels

Ole Miss posted its best finish at the SEC Championship in six years with a three-round score of 894 (301-300-293 - 894) good for a seventh-place finish, which is the best finish since 2010 and is tied for the third-best finish at the SEC Championship in program history. Ole Miss' best finish was in 1999 when the Rebels took third place. Additionally, senior Alison Hovatter (Meridianville, Ala.) tied for ninth place, which is the highest individual finish since former Ole Miss women's golfer Sara Grantham tied for fifth in 2010.

2. First Year of Henkes Era In The Books

Ole Miss head coach Kory Henkes has been on the job for exactly 300 days and in that time span the Ole Miss women's golf team has posted six top-10 finishes, taken runner up honors at the 2016 Rebel Intercollegiate and posted a seventh-place finish - tied for third best finish in program history - at the always tough SEC Championship and set 10 new team and/or individual records.  Not too shabby for your first 300 days on the job coach, not too shabby.

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3. Throw The Rankings Out The Window

Ole Miss came into the championships ranked No. 107 and the lowest ranked team in the SEC, but when it was all said and done Ole Miss finished ahead of top 50 programs Tennessee (26), Missouri (31), Vanderbilt (35) and LSU (58). Additionally, the Rebels seventh-place finish was 20 strokes ahead of instate rival Mississippi State who closed the championships in 12th place.

4. Flori Saves Best For SEC Championship

The future is quite bright if the play of freshman Martina Flori (Montecatini Terme, Italy) this weekend is any indication. She posted her three-best rounds of collegiate golf this weekend with a new career low for 18 holes on Friday with a 73 and a career-best 54-hole score of 222. Flori, along with her teammates, saved their very best for last as Ole Miss posted its two best tournaments of the spring at the Rebel Intercollegiate (2nd Place - 888) and SEC Championship (7th place - 894).

5. Final Round Attire

Ole Miss wore white skirts and navy tops for today's final round with red pullovers and red hats to round out the outfits. Ole Miss definitely had the outfits on lock this weekend in pure Ole Miss fashion #WAOM

Additional Tidbits:

TV Time: The Ole Miss women's golf team likes television whether it's a three hour dancing show from her native Italy for Martina Flori or numerous episodes of Vampire Diaries for Maria Toennessen and Abby Newton, these gals like their shows!

End of One Chapter, Beginning of Another: The SEC Championships marked the end of the Ole Miss careers of Abby Newton (Katy, Texas), Alison Hovatter (Meridianville, Ala.) and Katie Voll (Alpharetta, Ga.). This group of young women have been stellar student-athletes both on and off the course and have left Ole Miss women's golf in a much better place! Additionally senior Ole Miss senior media relations employee Connor Hennessey, who has served as the women's golf contact for the last three year, also worked his final event this weekend  #ThankYouSeniors 

Birdie Machine: Junior Maria Toennessen (Grimstad, Norway) was a birdie machine during the final round. She posted a team-best six birdies on the round and had eight on the weekend to lead the Rebels but no worries no birds were hurt during this weekend's championship.

Flori Loves Rory: If you ask Martina Flori who her favorite golfer is, it's Rory McIlroy. In fact, she knows his girlfriend, siblings and numerous other tidbits about his life. She's not a stalker though (just in case you are reading this Rory) just a super fan!


From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

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As the Ole Miss women's golf team tees it up this weekend at the 2016 SEC Championships at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, OleMissSports.com tagged along to record some of the behind-the-scenes action and each day will bring five observations from the round.

 Round Two - Saturday, April 16, 2016

1. Senior Hovatter Goes Low on Day Two
Alabama native Alison Hovatter (Meridianville, Ala.) fired a 1-under par 71 in second day action at the 2016 SEC Championship. Hovatter, who is playing in her fourth SEC championship, carded her first round of under par on the second day and her 71 is the lowest round she's registered in postseason action. Prior to today's 71, Hovatter's postseason best was a 73 at the 2013-14 SEC Championship on the Greystone Founders Course. In fact, Hovatter's round of 71 is the best round for an Ole Miss player in the SEC Championship since former Ole Miss women's golfer Sara Grantham recorded two rounds under par en route to a fifth place finish in 2010. Hovatter entered the SEC Championship with a team-best 74.97 stoke average and has been Ole Miss' top finisher in the last five tournaments.

2. Words From Assistant Coach Drew Belt

Ole Miss head coach Kory Henkes and assistant coach Drew Belt combine to make a great coaching tandem for the Rebels and Belt gave OleMissSports.com a few of his thoughts from today's round:

"I'm really excited about Martina (Flori). This is her best tournament of the year so far and it's her first SEC Championship as a freshman so it's really awesome to see her perform. Alison (Hovatter) also struck the ball really well today. She hit 15 greens and the green's she missed she chipped in. She has really performed well. As a team its lots of fun to see some smiles and play well and compete with some of these better players."

3.  Club of the Day

Some days you have a club that just gets you out of a jam or one that has been making some shots for you. As Alison Hovatter put it "My driver just kept me in play all day" Today, the Ole Miss women's golf team shared their "Club of the Day"

Maria Toennessen - 8 Iron

Martina Flori - Putter

Madisen Bentley - Driver

Alison Hovatter - Driver

Abby Newton - Sand wedge

4.  Looking at the Leaderboard

Ole Miss enters championship Sunday sitting in eighth place, moving up a spot after carding a 300 in the second round. Something interesting to look at is the squad's the Rebels are ahead of in the standings. Ole Miss entered the SEC Championship ranked No. 107 according to the Golfstat ranking but right now sits ahead of No. 26 Tennessee, No. 35 Vanderbilt and No. 48 LSU. 

5. Saturday Attire

The Rebels donned a more traditional outfit for the second round of action. Ole Miss wore white sleeveless tops with light gray polka-dotted shorts. The outfit was topped off with a gray long sleeve top and navy hat.

Additional Tidbits:

Dinner Options: The Rebels have dinned at Kobe Japanese Hibachi and Steakhouse and Carrabba's after rounds while in Birmingham.

I Know You: The Rebels will be paired with Tennessee and South Carolina on championship Sunday. Head coach Kory Henkes knows a thing or two about the Gamecocks as she is a Columbia native and played for the Gamecocks from 2001-04.

Early To Bed: On this trip freshman Martina Flori is hitting the hay pretty early. She enjoys her shuteye and needs 8-10 to function so her 8:45 pm bedtime on Friday night was on the late end of things.

Looking Ahead: Ole Miss is sitting in eighth place entering the final round and should they finish in that same position it would be the best finish for the Rebels at the SEC Championship since a eighth place finish in 2010. Ole Miss' best finishes were in 1999 (Third) and 1998 (Sixth).  

From the Tee Box at the 2016 SEC Championships

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As the Ole Miss women's golf team tees it up this weekend at the 2016 SEC Championships at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, OleMissSports.com tagged along to record some of the behind-the-scenes action and each day will bring five observations from the round.

Round One - Friday, April 15, 2016

1.  Martina Flori Likes Big Tournaments

Freshman Martina Flori (Montecatini Terme, Italy) had a great first round of the SEC Tournament. The Italian, who is making her SEC Championship debut, fired a career-best 1-over par 73 to lead the Rebels on the round. The 73 was Flori's best round since her collegiate debut in the first round at the Memphis Intercollegiate where she fired a 75. When being congratulated by her coaches on her round, Flori commented, "It was a tough and stressful round, but I like big tournaments" Here's hoping that Flori can keep that momentum rolling through the rest of the tournament.

2. Sweet Home Alabama

Senior Alison Hovatter (Meridianville, Ala.) is playing in her final SEC Championship and with the championship being held in Alabama, Hovatter had an entourage with her during Friday's round. Her parent's Lou and Freddie were in attendance as were numerous family friends including some members from her home course back in Meridianville. #HovatterFanClub 

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3. Strong Start For the Rebels

Ole Miss fired a 301 in the opening round of the 2016 SEC Championships, which places them in ninth place entering Saturday's second round. It's a tight race at the top with just six strokes separating third through ninth places. Ole Miss' round of 301 is nine strokes better than its opening round last season and is the lowest first round score for Ole Miss since a 291 at the CSU Fall Invitational in October. Additionally, Ole Miss' 301 is the lowest first round score at the SEC Championships since a 284 in the 2010 championship.

4. Family Affair

For Ole Miss head coach Kory Henkes golf is a family affair. She joined her brother Kyle Thompson, who currently plays on the Web.com Tour, and her sister Kacy Thompson in playing collegiate golf at South Carolina and throughout her coaching career her husband Kenneth and her Caryl and Steve can be seen with the team at many tournaments. This week Henkes' parents and husband Kenneth have joined the Rebels in Birmingham.

5. Rebs Rocked The Powder Blues on Friday

Attire is a big deal in the golf world and today Ole Miss sported powder blue tops and red skirts. The Rebels topped off their outfits with white hats and white pullovers. 

Sandroni.jpgBy Steven Oubre, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations

This weekend, the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi will name former Rebel football player Todd Sandroni their 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

From 1987-1990, Todd Sandroni stalked the football field as a free safety for head coach Billy Brewer, helping lead the Rebels to back-to-back bowl appearances his junior and senior seasons. In 1989 the Rebels defeated Air Force in the Liberty Bowl to post an 8-4 record, while the 1990 Rebels took on Michigan in the Gator Bowl to end a 9-3 year.        

A second team All-SEC selection as a freshman in 1987 by the Associated Press, Sandroni was named to the first team as a sophomore in 1988 by vote of the league's coaches. The free safety was also selected as a member of the Ole Miss Team of the Century.        

Sandroni, a Shaw, Miss.,native, excelled in the classroom as well as on the football field. Selected as an Academic All-SEC honoree all four years of his career, Sandroni earned first team Academic All-America honors as a senior. He was also awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and was named as the recipient of the CBS/Toyota Leadership Award and the National Association of Collegiate Athletics Director's Award/Disney Scholar Athlete Award.

Join alumni and friends of the pharmacy school as they celebrate this achievement with Todd and his family at the Pharmacy Weekend Awards Banquet April 16 at 6:00 p.m. at The Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom. Reserve your seat by registering online or call Faith in the alumni office at (662) 915-2322 to register over the phone.

The Journey to this Point...2016 Ole Miss Baseball

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By Tate Hawkins, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations

In case you missed it, or you've been focused on the winter sports, Ole Miss Baseball is already five weeks into the 2016 season. After an 8-2 win over UT Martin on Tuesday, the Diamond Rebels are 20-2, tying its best 22-game start in program history.

The Rebels roll into the second weekend of SEC play and the first at Swayze after winning nine of their last 10 ballgames. Ole Miss sits in the top 10 of all six major college baseball rankings across the country, sitting as high as sixth in the Collegiate Baseball national poll and making them one of four SEC teams in the top 10.

Ole Miss got off to its hot start early by winning seven of the first eight games in Oxford, including a sweep over Florida International, taking two-of-three against then-No. 2 Louisville, as well as midweek wins against Arkansas State and Memphis. Then, the Rebels went to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to participate in the 2016 Chanticleer Classic, winning all 3 of their games. Ole Miss posted victories over Ball State, then-No. 18 Coastal Carolina, and Cincinnati outscoring the three opponents a combined 22-6.

Following the weekend road trip, it was back home to Swayze where the Rebs would continue their winning ways by picking up sweeps over Southeast Missouri and Grambling State, taking a 12-game win streak into the first weekend of SEC play.

Ole Miss opened conference play by taking two-of-three from the Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville, winning on Saturday and Sunday and bringing their record to 19-2. The Rebels followed the victorious weekend with a midweek win over UT Martin. 

The impressive start has been accredited to masterful pitching and hot hitting. The Ole Miss pitching staff boasts a club ERA of 2.42 led by weekend starters Brady Bramlett (2.03), Chad Smith (3.91), and Sean Johnson (1.96). The bullpen features relievers David Parkinson (1.35), Dallas Woolfolk (0.00) and Andy Pagnozzi (2.42), and closer Wyatt Short (0.87) who has five saves. The Rebel hitters are led by Tate Blackman (.347, 2 HR, 21 RBI), Henri Lartigue (.339, 1 HR, 9 RBI), Colby Bortles (.329, 3 HR, 19 RBI) and J.B. Woodman (.325, 4 HR, 21 RBI). The Rebels have put 20 baseballs over the walls for homers, led by J.B. Woodman and Cameron Dishon who both have hit four dingers of their own.

This weekend, the Rebels host the 20-2 South Carolina Gamecocks, who are ranked as high as No. 10, for their first home SEC series of the year. The three-game slate is set for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in observance of the Easter Sunday holiday. So dye your Easter Eggs fast and postpone the egg hunt to Sunday because the baseball needs the support of Rebel Nation for this weekend's big top-10 matchup. Pack Swayze and be ready for the bottom of the fifth...

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Break Out the Powder Blue

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By Tate Hawkins, Student Assistant, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations

You've seen it all over athletics and campus. From jerseys, hats, helmets, and even to T-shirts that get tossed into the crowd. Fans have clung to this over the past few years with their attire. Now, what are you thinking about? If you're thinking of a color, then you are absolutely correct. Over the past few years, the Rebels' alternate color of powder blue has become a fan favorite. Now, the beloved color will be featured by the Ole Miss baseball team throughout the 2016 season.

Powder blue was first donned by an Ole Miss sports team during the 1948 football season when the color was on the football helmet. Worn up until 1977, then again from 1983-1994 the powder blue was beloved by Rebel fans. The color made a surprise comeback in 2014 when the Ole Miss football team wore powder blue helmets identical to the ones worn in 1989 to honor the late Chucky Mullins who lost his life after battling being paralyzed from a hit in a game against the Vanderbilt Commodores on October 28, 1989. Mullins received a wide outpouring of support from the Oxford community and Rebel fans nationwide, symbolizing the family aspect that Rebels of all ages love to this day.

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The powder blue helmets were worn four times during the 2015 football season. They were featured when the Rebels went to Tuscaloosa to beat Alabama, followed by games against Vanderbilt, Memphis, and in the Sugar Bowl victory against Oklahoma State. Then in last week's series finale against FIU, a 16-5 win, the Rebel baseball team warmed up in its traditional white with navy pinstripes before making the switch into all powder blues before taking the field. Coach Mike Bianco said that the jerseys "were something we've been planning for a while, and we're glad to see that they turned out well." Players loved them as well. J.B. Woodman described them as "the coolest uniforms in college baseball," while Wyatt Short said that he didn't "have words to describe my feelings," when the jerseys were unveiled. The powder blues were broken out again in the rubber game against No. 2 Louisville, who wore a red uniform combination that resembled the Houston Astros' jerseys during the Nolan Ryan era. Now, fans have had their own opinions of the jerseys: some love the idea, and some are not so fond of it. However, the history and tradition behind the color means more to Rebel fans than the idea of just having a cool uniform.

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If you haven't seen the jerseys I'm talking about, you have a few options to get a look for yourself. You can come out to a home game this season; the powder blues have been worn on Sunday of the first two weekend series. You can check out the pictures on the Ole Miss Baseball's social media accounts (Twitter: @OleMissBSB, Facebook: Ole Miss Baseball and Instagram: olemissbsb.). If neither of those are your forte, think Stan Musial-era St. Louis Cardinals.


Watch Six Rebels at NFL Combine on NFL Network

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Who doesn't enjoy seeing their favorite Rebels suit up on Sundays and represent Ole Miss in the National Football League?

Well, there are about to be a few more NFL Rebels to watch on TV this fall.

The Path to the Draft for six recently departed Ole Miss players begins in earnest this weekend at the 2016 NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Seniors Fahn Cooper, Cody Core and C.J. Johnson will be joined at the combine by early draft entrants and projected top picks in Robert Nkemdiche (highlight video), Laquon Treadwell (highlight video) and Laremy Tunsil (highlight video).

For those unfamiliar, the combine is where the top draft-eligible college players are invited to show off their skills in a variety of strength, conditioning and football-related drills. NFL scouts and team personnel also gather the top prospects' official measurements like height, weight, wingspan and hand size, as well as conduct interviews.

The combine takes place Friday-Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. It will air live exclusively on the NFL Network each day.

The 2016 NFL Draft will take place April 28-30 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago.

Tunsil, a junior left tackle, is widely considered a candidate for the Tennessee Titans' No. 1 overall selection. If that happened, he would make Ole Miss the 17th school to produce multiple No. 1 overall NFL Draft picks. Eli Manning was the top choice in 2003. Fellow juniors Nkemdiche (defensive tackle) and Treadwell (wide receiver) are also strong candidates to be selected in the first round.

Here is a breakdown of when to watch each Rebel work out on the NFL Network:

Day

Player

Jersey #

Group start time

Group #

Friday

Fahn Cooper

12 OL

8:10 a.m. CT

1

Friday

Laremy Tunsil

48 OL

10 a.m. CT

2

Saturday

Cody Core

11 WR

8:10 a.m. CT

4

Saturday

Laquon Treadwell

41 WR

10 a.m. CT

5

Sunday

Robert Nkemdiche

42 DL

10 a.m. CT

8

Sunday

C.J. Johnson

16 LB

12 p.m. CT

9


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Welcome Back to Baseball

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By Tate Hawkins, Student Assistant, Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome back to one of the best times of the year. After a wonderful fall for Ole Miss sports it's time to grab your gloves, caps, and your lawn chairs (if you're heading to the outfield). The grass has been cut, and the dirt has been dragged, oh and 10,000 of your closest friends are going to be with you: it's baseball season in Oxford!

Baseball can only begin with one of the most memorable days of the season, Opening Day. The gates of Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field opened for it's 28th Opening Day and saw its beloved Rebels get a 9-2 win over the Florida International University Panthers. Besides the play on the field, Opening Day comes with its own special set of emotions and events. This year, Opening Day fell on February 19, marking exactly 28 years to the day that the first baseball game was played at O-U Stadium. 

Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field became the host of Ole Miss Baseball February 19 1989 when the Rebels swept a doubleheader against Cumberland University in front of a crowd of 1,016 fans who braved the bitter cold weather conditions. On that day, George H.W. Bush was President, a gallon of gas cost $1.12, Darrell Waltrip won his only Daytona 500 while racing on gas fumes, and you could get a hot dog at the ballpark for under a dollar (don't forget $1 hot dog nights during midweek games this season). For this year's opener, scenarios were a little different. The first pitch of the season was thrown on a sunny 70-degree day, and there were 3,000 students in right field to accompany the total attendance of 10,129, the largest Opening Day crowd in school history. Donald Trump's running for President, we race solo cups in the fourth inning, a gallon of gas will cost you $1.53, and a hot dog will cost you $5 (excluding Dollar Dog nights of course). Buy hey, it's still Opening Day.

However, some things are better left unchanged. David Kellum is still the voice of Ole Miss Baseball on the radio after 37 seasons and describes the event as "one of the best days of the year." He and his wife Mary spend their weekends in the ballpark broadcast booth together and "love it." The Kellums love Opening Day because it's the chance to "get back in the saddle" after a long offseason.

Junior Brady Bramlett described being the Opening Day starter as "an awesome experience, especially with the crowd today - you felt the energy as soon as you stepped on the field." Head coach Mike Bianco said he was "proud and excited" of the team's play on Opening Day due to the "heightened excitement" behind the day. That excitement can be accredited to the chance to see new talent, see the veterans show their experience, have the for Rebel greats return, and even possibly the fact that 10,000 people were in attendance. "That number's crazy," said Bianco regarding the attendance. 

Aside from all the excitement, we can be hopeful from last year. The Rebels finished last season after being eliminated from postseason play in the Regional round and hope to return to Omaha and College World Series glory just like they did in 2014. With a lot of those team members being in the junior/senior years of eligibility, and a 3-game sweep over FIU on opening weekend, the season looks bright. So clear your schedules, rally the family, order your tickets and get to Swayze a few times this season. Here's to Rebel Baseball being back, and here's to 2016.





Ole Miss Baseball 2016 Walk Out Music

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With the 2016 Ole Miss Baseball season beginning today at Swayze Field (4 p.m. CT vs. FIU), check out the always much-anticipated walk out music list. Which song is your favorite?

#1 DJ Miller: "Go DJ" by Lil Wayne
#2 Ryan Olenek: "My Kinda Party" by Jason Aldean (Batting), "Bring Em Out" by T.I. (Pitching)
#3 Chad Smith: "Welcome To Yhe Jungle" by Guns N' Roses
#4 Tate Blackman: "Out Here" by Mike Stud
#6 Errol Robinson: "The Sweet Escape" by Gwen Stefani
#7 Nick Fortes: "Gasolina" by Daddy Yankee
#8 Will Golsan: "The Show Goes On" by Lupe FIasco
#9 Kyle Watson: "Buy Me A Boat" by Chris Jansen
#10 David Parkinson: When The Levee Breaks" by Led Zeppelin
#11 Nic Perkins: "Slow Loud and Banging" by Chamillionaire
#12 J.B. Woodman: "Traveller" by Chris Stapleton
#14 Cameron Dishon: "Sorry" by Justin Bieber
#16 Matt Denny: "My House" by Flo Rida
#17 Will Stokes: "Hell Of A Night" by Dustin Lynch
#18 Connor Green: "Hell On Wheels" by Brantley Gilbert
#19 Andy Pagnozzi: "Peanut Butter Jelly" by Galantis
#21 Brady Bramlett: "Plush" by Stone Temple Pilots
#22 Henri Lartigue: "Jesus And Jones" by Trace Adkins
#24 Dallas Woolfolk: "Hells Bells" by AC/DC
#25 Colby Bortles: "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift
#26 James McArthur: Confession" by Florida Georgia Line
#27 Connor Cloyd: "Keep Their Heads Ringin" Dr. Dre
#28 Ray Alejo: "Let The Drummer Kick" by Citizen Cope
#29 Andrew Lowe: "Bad To The Bone" by George Thorogood
#32 Michael Fitzsimmons: "Number One Spot" by Ludacris
#33 Sean Johnson: "The Hum" by Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike vs. Ummet Ozcan
#34 Brian Browning: "Lean On" by Major Lazer and DJ Snake
#35 Micah McHugh: "Great I Am" by Phillips, Craig & Dean
#38 Wyatt Short: "Slow Down" by Clyde Carson
#39 Brady Feigl: "Roots" by Imagine Dragons
#40 John Creel: "Seven Nation Army" by White Stripes
#42 Holt Perdzock: "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast
#43 Carson Klepzig: "Lift Your Head Weary Sinner" by Crowder
#65 Parker Caracci: "Pickin' Wildflowers" by Keith Anderson
 
The Southeastern Conference today announced Kickoff '16, its annual football media days, will be held July 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama.

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and selected players (TBA) will visit with the regional and national media audience on the final day in Hoover - Thursday, July 14. The Rebels will be in a rotation with LSU and South Carolina.

A more detailed daily schedule with full television information, rotational breakdown and student-athletes attending will be available later this summer.

The SEC Network and ESPN will once again be on site to bring SEC Media Days to a national audience.

SEC Football Media Days has drawn over 1,200 attendees each of the last three years. Only five times since 1992 has the SEC Media Days predicted champion proceeded to win the SEC Championship, with Alabama being the last in 2014.

The 2015 season was a historic one for the SEC, as the league not only won its eighth national championship in the last 10 years, but also went 9-2 in the postseason to become the first league in college football history to win nine postseason games.

Ole Miss played a large part in the SEC's success, winning the Allstate Sugar Bowl 48-20 over Oklahoma State in the first "Champions" edition of the Sugar Bowl between the SEC and Big 12.

2016 SEC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAYS SCHEDULE

MONDAY, July 11
Auburn - Gus Malzahn
Florida - Jim McElwain
Vanderbilt - Derek Mason

TUESDAY, July 12
Georgia - Kirby Smart
Mississippi State - Dan Mullen
Tennessee - Butch Jones
Texas A&M - Kevin Sumlin

WEDNESDAY, July 13
Alabama - Nick Saban
Arkansas - Bret Bielema
Kentucky - Mark Stoops
Missouri - Barry Odom

THURSDAY, July 14
LSU - Les Miles
Ole Miss - Hugh Freeze
South Carolina - Will Muschamp

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