Matt Ball
Matt Ball

Position:
Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance

Alma Mater:
Central Missouri State University, 2001


After serving as a director of compliance with the University of Oklahoma athletics department since 2007, Ball joined the Ole Miss Rebel family in April 2011 and oversees all aspects of the athletics compliance office.

While at Oklahoma, Ball was responsible for the management of many areas within the compliance office and served as a primary contact for NCAA and Big 12 rule interpretations for coaches, administrators, staff, student-athletes and boosters.

Ball began his compliance career during a practicum with the University of Tennessee women's athletics department in 2003. He was an intern at Lamar University during the fall of 2003 before being named a compliance coordinator at Baylor University in the spring of 2004. After less than two years, he was promoted to a director of compliance at Baylor, a position he served until his move to Oklahoma in May 2007.

A 2001 graduate of Central Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in secondary education (business), Ball also holds a master's degree in sport management from the University of Tennessee.

He and his wife, Erin, have three boys: Braden, Camden and Cason.

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  • What They're Saying: Ole Miss-LSU Pregame

    Friday, October 24, 2014 - Football

    Ahead of a rivalry renewed on a national stage, complete with a visit of ESPN's "College GameDay" and the mystique of a Saturday night game in Death Valley, here's link roundup of videos and stories from local and national media... read more

  • Extra Emphasis on Special Teams Play

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Football

    Extra Emphasis on Special Teams Play Through the years, special teams play has provided a winning edge in the Ole Miss-LSU rivalry, and and you don't have to go all the way back to Billy Cannon's 1959 Halloween run. In... read more

  • The Season: Ole Miss Football Episode 8

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Football

    The Season: Ole Miss Football - Episode 8 - Tennessee (2014) from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

  • Freeze, Miles Talk Ole Miss-LSU Rivalry

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Football

    Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and LSU head coach Les Miles on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Baton Rouge.For the full SEC teleconference, go here.Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at 1:06:12... read more

  • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Oct. 13-19)

    Monday, October 20, 2014 - Athletics

    Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 13-19, 2014Football- Ole Miss rode its dominant defense to a 34-3 homecoming win over Tennessee on Saturday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Southeastern Conference play.- The Rebels are 7-0 for just... read more

  • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Oct. 19

    Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Athletics

    It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more

  • Winning Formula for Rebels is No Secret

    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

    The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more

  • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Tennessee Motivational

    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

    Ole Miss vs Tennessee Official Team Motivational from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

  • Three and Out: Keys to Ole Miss-Tennessee

    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - Football

    Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss faces Tennessee for Homecoming on Saturday.'Third Down for What'Tennessee is very dangerous, Ole Miss football head coach Hugh Freeze said, because its talented, particularly if it gets momentum and confidence during... read more

  • SEC Nation Talent Talks Ole Miss on Visit

    Friday, October 17, 2014 - Football

    Highlights from today's media opportunity with SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore and analysts Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears discussing the show's visit to Oxford for the SEC matchup between No. 3 Ole Miss and Tennessee. Tessitore recalls calling the first college... read more

  • What They're Saying: Midseason Honors

    Friday, October 17, 2014 - Football

    At the halfway point of the regular season, Ole Miss is 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when it went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title. It's No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its... read more

  • Rebels Slow Offensive Tempo

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Football

    With a dominant defense that ranks among the nation's leaders in most statistical categories, head coach Hugh Freeze acknowledged he has changed his offensive philosophy and play-calling to limit negative plays and quick possessions. Ole Miss averaged the second-most offensive... read more

  • The Season: Ole Miss Football Episode 7

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Football

    The Season: Ole Miss Football - Episode 7 - Texas A&M (2014) from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

  • Freeze Talks Defense, Tennessee

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Football

    Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Oxford. For the full SEC teleconference, go here. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at... read more

  • VIDEO: Studio 18 Live 10.15.14

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Athletics

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