14 Sep

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Know Your Enemy: Keys to the Ole Miss Rebels

Week 3 of the Texas football season has arrived, and with it comes a date in Oxford, Mississippi against the 2-0 Rebels of Ole Miss, It's the first real test of the season for the 2-0 Longhorns, who have cruised so far against Wyoming and New Mexico. While the Rebels aren't exactly an SEC stud like Alabama or Texas A&M (sorry, I just couldn't help myself from making the joke), the Rebels possess an offense that could cause some problems for a Texas defense still trying to right itself as a whole.

In spite of the fact that the two teams haven't crossed paths on the field since the 1966 Bluebonnet Bowl (a 19-0 victory for UT), there are some more recent events connecting them. After all, it wasn't too long ago that quarterback Jevon Snead left the Forty Acres to play for Mississippi (a good idea), then opting to leave early for the NFL Draft (an awful idea).

That said, what matters is the here and now, and we're ready to let out a Rebel yell filled with facts about the team we hope is Texas' next victim. So, get ready to impress your fellow burnt orange friends by knowing more about Ole Miss than the fact Eli Manning played there. It's time to "Know Your Enemy."

Bo knows

Texas football fans' ears may perk up when they hear the name Bo Wallace. He is the 6-5, 210 pound sophomore transfer QB from East Mississippi CC who was on Texas offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin's radar in the off-season before Texas decided to dance with the ones who brought them. So far, it's been The rest of this article is available to Digital Subscribers only. Login or Subscribe to continue reading.