OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze will join the marching band and spirit groups for a pep rally Thursday, prior to the 2012 season opener versus Central Arkansas on Saturday.
The pep rally, presented by the Ole Miss Athletics Department and the Downtown Council, will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the courthouse lawn on the square, weather permitting.
“We are thrilled to be a co-presenter with Ole Miss for the first football game pep rally,” said Patsy Engelhard, co-chair of the Oxford Downtown Council. “We look forward to a partnership that will benefit the entire Oxford and Ole Miss community.”
Coach Freeze will address the crowd and the Pride of the South, Cheerleaders, and Rebelettes will perform.
Ole Miss women’s soccer head coach Matt Mott and captains Alix Hildal, Erin Emerson and Mandy McCalla will also be at the pep rally. The Rebels are off to a 4-0 start and host Arkansas-Little Rock Friday at 7 p.m. and Texas Tech Sunday at 7 p.m.
There will also be t-shirt and poster giveaways at the pep rally.
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