Ole Miss headed to Texas Bowl, will play Texas Tech
OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss is headed to the Lone Star State to play in the TaxAct Texas Bowl. The Rebels will play Big 12 opponent Texas Tech on Wednesday, December 28 at 8:00 p.m. at NRG Stadium in Houston.
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The Rebels learned their bowl destination Sunday following the end of the regular season and Saturday’s conference championship games.
Ole Miss ended the regular season 8-4, 4-4 (SEC), while Texas Tech finished 7-5 overall, 5-4 in league play.
Last season, the Red Raiders won the Liberty Bowl after defeating Mississippi State, 34-7.
Ole Miss is 3-0 in bowl games against Tech, having last defeated the Red Raiders, 47-34, in the 2009 Cotton Bowl. The Rebels also beat Texas Tech in the 1998 Independence Bowl, 35-18, and won the 1986 Independence Bowl, 20-17.
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Ole Miss will have ticket information coming, and here is the link to Ticketmaster for those who do not get tickets through the Rebels.
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. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.