2016 Ole Miss Football Schedule Released
The Southeastern Conference released 2016 football schedules for all 14 SEC schools on Thursday. Each team plays 12 games and receives 1 open date among the 13 weekends of play. All SEC schools play 8 conference games, with 6 games against division opponents and 2 games against crossover-division foes.
The 2016 season is the first for the SEC that mandates all teams to play a Power 5 opponent in the non-conference portion of the schedule.
Ole Miss begins the 2016 season with a neutral-site game against Florida State (ACC) on September 5 in Orlando, Florida. This game meets the Power 5 opponent mandate for Ole Miss. The Rebels other non-conference games are at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium against Wofford (Southern Conference), Memphis (American Conference), and Georgia Southern (Sun Belt Conference).
Ole Miss starts SEC play at home on September 17 against Alabama. The Rebels remaining home SEC contests include Georgia (September 24), Auburn (October 29), and Mississippi State (November 26).
Ole Miss faces its first SEC road test on October 15 at Arkansas. The Rebels play SEC road games at LSU (October 22), Texas A&M (November 12), and Vanderbilt (November 19), as well.
The Rebels play on the first five weekends of the 2016 season before receiving an open date on October 8. Ole Miss then concludes the season with 7 consecutive weekends of action.
Ole Miss Football 2016
- Sep. 5 Florida State @ Orlando, FL
- Sep. 10 Wofford
- Sep. 17 Alabama
- Sep. 24 Georgia
- Oct. 1 Memphis
- Oct. 8 Open
- Oct. 15 @ Arkansas
- Oct. 22 @ LSU
- Oct. 29 Auburn
- Nov. 5 Georgia Southern
- Nov. 12 @ Texas A&M
- Nov. 19 @ Vanderbilt
- Nov. 26 Mississippi State
Jeff is a college sports fanatic who was able to recognize many D1 team logos by kindergarten. Growing up, Jeff played football, baseball, basketball, and ran track/cross country. Jeff’s love for college sports was expanded while running track/cross country at Indiana University, where he earned a General Education degree and attended every sporting event possible when not running for the Hoosiers. A proud parent and husband, Jeff resides in Oxford. His wife is an Ole Miss graduate, and Jeff has a year of post-graduate studies at Ole Miss under his belt. Jeff and his family can be found at just about any Ole Miss sporting event throughout the year. Jeff follows the idea of God, Family/Friends, and Football as a way of life. Writing about Ole Miss sports plays to Jeff’s love affair with collegiate athletics perfectly!