Rebel Black Bear Selected As New On-Field Mascot for Ole Miss Rebels

October 14, 2010

OXFORD, Miss. – The Rebel Mascot Selection Committee is excited to announce the Rebel Black Bear as the new on-field mascot for the Ole Miss Rebels.
The committee made the recommendation to University of Mississippi leaders Wednesday night following a thorough analysis of the latest poll of Ole Miss students, faculty, staff, alumni and season ticket [...]

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Mascot 101

October 13, 2010

Ole Miss Mascot 101
Learn about What a Mascot is, What they do, The Different types of Mascots, and be better informed about the entire Mascot Selection Process.

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It’s Time!

October 13, 2010

A Question and a Promise
“When are we going to get a new mascot on the field? Will the students have any say so in determining what comes next?”
When Artair Rogers was elected to serve as ASB President in February, 2009, these questions were not on his radar. His platform had nothing to do with [...]

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Voices of Support

October 13, 2010

Attached you will find the resolution passed by the Alumni Association in support of the student led process to select an on field mascot to represent the Ole Miss Rebels. Below is a letter from Alumni Association President Charles Clark.
Resolution from alumni association v 4-1
The Alumni Association Board of Directors met with representatives of [...]

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Mascot Options Narrowed to Three, Depictions to Be Released to Public Wednesday

September 29, 2010

OXFORD, Miss. – On Wednesday (Oct. 6), the process to select a new mascot for the Ole Miss Rebels will move forward with the release of a poll including depictions of the remaining three options.
Stakeholders, including alumni, students, faculty, staff and season ticket holders, will once again be asked for their opinions on the concepts. [...]

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Post-Poll #1 Update

September 29, 2010

As the Rebel Mascot Selection Committee continues with its effort in selecting a new on-field mascot for the University of Mississippi, it remains top priority to keep the Ole Miss family informed of all information and processes along the way.
WHO VOTED
We are overwhelmed with the participation from the first poll. We received 13,084 responses from [...]

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ESPN News Release

September 6, 2010

ESPN Spot on Ole Miss to Debut Tonight
During Boise State, Virginia Tech Game
Watch the ESPN Ole Miss Mascot Spot
OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students leading the search for a new Ole Miss mascot are excited about an ESPN spot about Ole Miss that debuts tonight during the Boise State-Virginia Tech game set to broadcast [...]

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Letter from the Rebel MSC

June 25, 2010

Dear Rebel Community,
We, as a committee view the selection of a new mascot as an opportunity for the entire Ole Miss community to create meaningful and lasting positive traditions that will further write the book on the Ole Miss Rebels’ enduring history. We share a common goal of securing the best representation of an on-field [...]

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Committee Info

June 25, 2010

Members of the Committee:
Co-Chair Margaret Ann Morgan (Freshman, Journalism)
Co-Chair Ty New (Junior, Finance)
Camp Best (Graduate Student)
Paris Buchanan (Junior, Finance)
Rachel  Burchfield (Graduate Student)
Kegan Coleman (Freshman, Public Policy)
Matt Daniels (Junior, Marketing Communications)
Nathan Dye (Sophomore, Public Policy)
Evan Kirkham (Freshman, Public Policy)
Garrett Mcinnis (Law Student)
Jakeshia Moore (Junior, Marketing Communications)
Urhobo Ohwofasa (Junior, Mechanical Engineering)
Gabby Rangel (Sophomore, International Studies)
Lauren Rowe (Senior, [...]

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Press Information

June 8, 2010

If you are a member of the media and are looking to contact the Mascot Selection Committee, this is the place for you. If you are looking to submit your ideas or offer your opinions to the Mascot Selection Committee, please do not utilize this page.
To make contact with the Committee, please provide your [...]

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