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Rebels move to tie for No. 3 in AP poll, 5 in Coaches

Rebels move to tie for No. 3 in AP poll, 5 in Coaches

After defeating Alabama in Tuscaloosa 43-37 Saturday night, Ole Miss made huge jumps in the nation’s polls moving to No. 5 in the Amway Coaches Poll and to a tie for 3rd in the Associated Press poll.

Last week, Ole Miss was ranked No. 15 in the Associated Press Top 25. The Rebels jumped 12 spots this week to a tie for third with TCU. Alabama dropped to No. 12.

In the Coaches Poll, the Rebels jumped six spots, the highest gain of any team in the rankings. Alabama dropped to No. 12.

Ohio State remains No. 1 in both bolls.

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Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over a decade, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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