Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Ole Miss Jumps into College Football Playoff Ranking Top 10

By Adam Brown
Sports Editor

In the latest College Football Playoff Ranking Poll with the season going into rivalry week, the Ole Miss Rebels have jumped three spots to No. 9 in the country.

Ole Miss (9-2, 5-2 SEC) is coming off of a 31-17 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday night inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The Rebels finished 7-0 inside the Vaught for the first time.

Ole Miss joins four other Southeastern Conference members in this week’s poll: Georgia (1), Alabama (3), Texas A&M (15) and Arkansas (24).

Ole Miss is headed into the Egg Bowl against in-state rival Mississippi State on Thanksgiving night looking for the first ten-win victory during the regular season. The kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. on ESPN.