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Game Day Shuttles, Parking, Weather and More

The University of Mississippi Rebels will take on Texas A&M in an early home game this Saturday, and with SEC Nation on campus, it will be an exciting and busy weekend in Oxford.

Kick-off is at 11 a.m.

Wear red for this game.

The Grove will also be home to The Paul Finebaum Show presented by Johnsonville, with #FinebaumFriday live from 2-6 p.m. today.

Graphic from SEC Nation

SEC Network’s weekly, traveling pre-game show, SEC Nation presented by Regions, will broadcast from The Grove for the 10th time from 9-11 a.m. on SEC Network.

Laura Rutledge hosts the show, her seventh season in the host’s chair and her eighth on the show overall. She is joined by Paul Finebaum, Roman Harper, Jordan Rodgers and Tim Tebow for a weekly breakdown of the SEC football action to come.

Additionally, Marty & McGee presented by Old Trapper will be live on Saturday morning from 8–9 a.m, as Marty Smith and Ryan McGee meet at the intersection of southern lifestyle and college football to bring viewers the latest headlines, Hillbilly and otherwise, across the SEC landscape.

Saturday is also Recycle for RebelTHON day.

For every red solo cup recycled on gameday, Children’s of Mississippi will receive 100% of the profits through RebelTHON, Ole Miss’ on-campus fundraiser for Children’s of Mississippi.

The Walk of Champions will be at 9:15 a.m.

Shuttles will run from the South Oxford Center (the old Baptist Memorial Hospital), Northwest Community College, and Oxford High School parking lots beginning five hours prior to kickoff and two hours postgame. For this LSU game, parking will also be added to the Oxford Conference Center.

The Jackson Avenue Center no longer offers free parking. The shuttle parking lots will cost $30 (plus fees) to park.

The best way to secure a parking spot is to utilize the CLUTCH! parking app. No cost to ride the shuttles. There will be no shuttles running from the Square to the Grove. Parking at Insight Park is $40 (plus fees). There are no shuttles here. Fans must walk to the stadium.

There is a geofence set up on campus for rideshare app pickups. The locations are: Gertrude Ford Center Drop off, the Jackson Avenue Center parking lot, the Kudzu lot off of Old Taylor Road, and Insight Park located near the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium. Riders will be directed to choose one of these locations for their rideshare pickup.

Be aware of no parking zones. Vehicles will be towed from designated no-parking areas at the owners’ expense. This includes no parking on any highways or exit ramps.

According to the National Weather Service, Saturday is expected to have a high of about 70 degrees under sunny skies. It will be chilly. Bring a blanket or wear a sweater.

The SEC implements a clear bag policy for in-stadium use.

To ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time celebrating, the Oxford Police Department will have an increased presence in and around the downtown Square area. If you need any assistance in the downtown area, go to the OPD Safe Site tent in front of Visit Oxford and across the street from Funky’s.

OPD wants to remind everyone to store their valuables in the trunk and lock their cars.

After Game Traffic

Once the fourth quarter begins in the game, Gertrude Ford and Old Taylor Road will automatically convert to one-way traffic off campus. Shuttle buses will pick up in the power plant parking lot across from the stadium on Gertrude Ford. The Ford Center lot will be required to exit northbound towards Jackson Avenue. Lot A near the stadium and Manning Way will require you to turn right towards Old Taylor Road. Be cautious of police officers directing traffic all around Oxford. Please be patient as we work to direct traffic for optimum flow.

“Please be patient as we work to direct traffic for optimum traffic flow,” said OPD Chief Jeff McCutchen.

For more information or any updates, please follow OPD on X (formerly Twitter) @OxfordPolice and Facebook @OxfordMSPolice. Tune into the Ole Miss Football radio pregame show for traffic updates.


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