Following a stunning loss to the Cal Golden Bears, the Ole Miss football team has already started preparing for the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide. Historically, the Rebels have fared well against highly... - From The Daily Mississippian
We just knew it was game day.” The Rebels came into the game as heavy underdogs, having been thrashed by Alabama the previous week.
Still, the overwhelming atmosphere did little to faze the players.
One of the guys came on, and I was supposed to shift, but I was already in my stance and was not moving,” he said with a chuckle.
One of the heroes from the 2014 and 2015 games was current senior place-kicker Gary Wunderlich, who, between the two games, knocked down four field goals and six extra points with a 100 percent success rate.
In 1977, the team was under the direction of a young head coach, Ken Cooper, once an assistant under the legendary coach Johnny Vaught, much like Matt Luke, who has ascended to the vacated Freeze throne.