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Ole Miss Rebels
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University University of Mississippi
Conference Southeastern Conference
NCAA Division I / FBS
Athletics director Ross Bjork
Location Oxford, MS
Varsity teams 18
Football stadium
Basketball arena
Mascot Rebel Black Bear
Nickname Rebels
Fight song Forward Rebels
Colors Harvard Crimson and Yale Blue (adopted in 1893)


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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.

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.

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