• Ole Miss is playing in its first bowl game since the Jan. 2, 2010 AT&T Cotton Bowl.
  • Ole Miss ranks 13th all-time among Division I teams with 21 bowl victories.
  • The Rebels are tied for 19th all-time among Division I teams with 34 bowl appearances.
  • Ole Miss has won eight of its last nine bowl games, including each of the last four.
  • This is Ole Miss’ first appearance in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
  • Ole Miss is the designated home team for this game.
  • Hugh Freeze is the sixth coach in school history to guide his team to a bowl berth in his first year at the helm.
  • The Rebels and Panthers are meeting for the first time.
  • All six of Ole Miss’ losses have come to teams that are currently ranked or receiving votes in the top 25 polls.
  • The Rebels’ 2012 season totals in scoring, total yards and passing yards all rank top five in school history.
  • Ole Miss has scored in 37 of its 41 red zone trips (90.2 percent), best in the SEC and 12th in the NCAA.
  • The Rebels rank second in the SEC and top 15 in the NCAA in TFLs/game (7.7) and sacks/game (2.8).
  • Sophomore QB Bo Wallace is 4th in the SEC and 41st nationally in total offense (267.2 ypg).
  • In the last two games (LSU, Mississippi St.), sophomore WR Donte Moncrief has 334 receiving yards and 5 TDs.

2012 Record6-6, 3-4 Big East
Basic Offense Pro Style
Basic Defense 4-3(Multiple)
2011 Record 6-7, 4-3 Big East
2011 PostseasonBBVA Compass Bowl (lost to SMU)
Schedule
DateOpponentResult
Sept. 1YOUNGSTOWN STATEL, 17-31
Sept. 6at Cincinnati*L, 10-34
Sept. 15VIRGINIA TECHW, 35-17
Sept. 22GARDNER-WEBBW, 55-10
Oct. 5at Syracuse*L, 13-14
Oct. 13LOUISVILLE*L, 35-45
Oct. 20at BuffaloW, 20-6
Oct. 27TEMPLE*W, 47-17
Nov. 3at Notre DameL, 26-29 (3OT)
Nov. 9at Connecticut*L, 17-24
Nov. 24RUTGERS*W, 27-6
Dec. 1at USF*W, 27-3
* Big East game

Date:Jan. 5, 2013
Time:Noon CT
Location:Birmingham, Ala.
Venue:Legion Field
Capacity:71,594
Surface:SureTurf
Series: First Meeting
Satellite Radio:SiriusXM 84
Live Stats:OleMissSports.com
Live Blog:OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates:@OleMissFB

TV (ESPN)
Play-by-Play:Eamon McAnaney
Analyst:David Diaz-Infante
Sideline:Paul Carcaterra
NATIONAL RADIO (ESPN)
Play-by-Play:Dave Lamont
Analyst:Kelly Stouffer
Sideline:Allison Williams
RADIO (OLE MISS NETWORK)
Play-by-Play:David Kellum
Analyst:Harry Harrison
Sideline/Locker Room:Stan Sandroni
Pre-& Post-Game Host:Brett Norsworthy
Pre-& Post-Game Host:Richard Cross
Web:OleMissSports.com RebelVision
(subscription)

Location:Pittsburgh, Pa.
Enrollment:27,766
Nickname:Panthers
School Colors:Blue and Gold
Head Coach:Paul Chryst (Wisconsin ‘88)
Record at PITT:6-6 (1st year)
Career Record as a
Head Coach:
6-6 (1st year)
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