The Rebels’ 34-3 Saturday night home win against the Volunteers didn’t engender the fervor (or sales tax revenues) of the Bama victory. Still, Ole Miss (7-0, 4-0 SEC) is now ranked No. 1 in the SEC West and No. 3 in the nation. Hotty Toddy!
Snooky, my dad (UM ’53), and I (UM ’82, ’83, ’86) made it to the Grove about 9 a.m. Tents outnumbered people but soon the SUVs began to arrive, the temperature climbed to 71 degrees, and the steady breeze picked up the unmistakable scent of chicken and confidence.