BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip Gets Underway

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April 21, 2013

OXFORD, Miss. - Shouts of hotty toddy will ring throughout the region this week, as the second annual BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip kicks off today in Houston, Texas.

Headlined by Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip (#RRT13) features 12 fan meetings across the region beginning Sunday in Houston and wrapping up Friday in Corinth.

Ole Miss men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy joins the lineup for the Oxford and Memphis events, while new women's coach Matt Insell will take the stage at Oxford, Memphis and Corinth. Chancellor Dan Jones will be on the program for Jackson, Atlanta, Memphis and Corinth.

Thursday's Oxford meeting is free and takes place on the field of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium from 5 to 6 p.m., immediately before the Rebel baseball team's series opener with Kentucky. Stadium gates open at 4:30 p.m., and fans can enter through gates 7, 8, 9 and 10 on the west side and gates 14, 15 and 16 on the east and walk down onto the playing field.

Visit www.rebelroadtrip.com for full details of each event.

This year's BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip, which spans five states, features seven new destinations including Houston (Sunday), Pascagoula (Monday), New Orleans (Monday), Natchez (Tuesday), Philadelphia, Miss. (Wednesday), Atlanta (Wednesday) and Greenville (Thursday). The only return stops from the 2012 trip are Jackson, Miss., (Tuesday), Tupelo (Wednesday), Oxford (Thursday), Memphis (Friday) and Corinth (Friday).

In addition to the speakers, the meetings include Ole Miss officials, special guests, information booths, merchandise and an exciting video look at the University, including Rebel Athletics, the Athletics Foundation and the Alumni Association.

2013 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip

Sunday, April 21: Houston, TX (5-7 p.m., Junior League of Houston Ballroom)

Monday, April 22: Pascagoula (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Grand Magnolia Ballroom); New Orleans (5:30-7:30 p.m., Manning's)

Tuesday, April 23: Natchez (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Vue Hotel and Restaurant); Jackson (5-7 p.m., Jackson Marriott)

Wednesday, April 24: Philadelphia (7:30-9 a.m., Philadelphia Country Club); Tupelo (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., BancorpSouth Conference Center); Atlanta (6-8 p.m. ET, City Club of Buckhead)

Thursday, April 25: Greenville (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Greenville Golf and Country Club); Oxford (5-6 p.m., Vaught Hemingway Stadium)

Friday, April 26: Memphis (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Butcher Shop); Corinth (5:30-7:30 p.m., Crossroads Arena)

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