Monday, September 15, 2008

Rebs Set to Make First 11:30 Kick-off at Florida

(UMAA)OXFORD, Miss. -- The Sept. 27 Ole Miss-Florida game is set for an 11:30 a.m. CT kickoff in Gainesville and will be televised by Raycom Sports, as announced today by the SEC office.

This will mark the Rebels' second TV game of the year and 162nd all-time since making their network TV debut in the 1953 Sugar Bowl versus Georgia Tech. A total of 78 Ole Miss games have been on TV over the past 12 seasons.

The Rebels (2-1) open conference play this week with Vanderbilt at home, while the fourth-ranked Gators travel to Tennessee. Ole Miss leads the all-time series with Florida 11-10-1, including a 5-3-1 record in the Swamp. The Rebels have won two of the last three meetings.