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Ole Miss resumes team activities Friday after pause due to COVID-19

Ole Miss resumes team activities Friday after pause due to COVID-19

OXFORD, Miss. — After pausing all team-related activities nine days ago due to COVID-19, Ole Miss football has now resumed workouts, the university said Friday morning.

Ole Miss Football resumed team activities with a limited workout today and is acclimatizing back to its first full practice on Saturday.

Statement from Ole Miss Football

The Rebels have a December 19 date with LSU in Baton Rouge. According to a release from the league office, the game will be televised by either ESPN, the SEC Network, or the SEC Network Alternate Channel. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. (CT).

Ole Miss’ December 12 contest with A&M was postponed after the Rebels experienced positive COVID-19 tests and had to quarantine other players due to close-contact tracing. Head coach Lane Kiffin’s team is sitting at 4-4, and barring any other COVID-outbreaks for the Rebels or their opponents, have the game against the Tigers remaining, as well as a bowl game.

More news as it comes.

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Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, 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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