Ole Miss Rebels

intercollegiate sports teams of the University of Mississippi

The Ole Miss Rebels are the sports team for the University of Mississippi. They were first named the "Mississippi Flood". They were renamed the Rebels in 1936.[2]

Ole Miss Rebels
UniversityUniversity of Mississippi
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
NCAADivision I/FBS
Athletic directorKeith Carter (interim)
LocationOxford, Mississippi
Varsity teams18
Football stadiumVaught–Hemingway Stadium/Hollingsworth Field
Basketball arenaThe Pavilion at Ole Miss
Baseball stadiumOxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field
MascotTony the Landshark
Fight songForward Rebels
ColorsCardinal Red and Navy Blue[1]

The school's colors are cardinal red and navy blue. This is meant to be the same as the school colors of Harvard and Yale.

Ole Miss' major athletic rivals are with the Mississippi State Bulldogs (MSU), the LSU Tigers, and the Arkansas Razorbacks.


  1. Color Standards. Retrieved January 14, 2020. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)
  2. Cleveland, Rick (June 19, 2003). "Colonel not exactly a longtime tradition". The Clarion-Ledger. Archived from the original on July 15, 2012. Retrieved January 12, 2010.