2011 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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2011 Ole Miss Rebels football
UMRebels logo (script).png
Conference Southeastern Conference Western Division
2011 record 2–10 (0–8 SEC)
Head coach Houston Nutt (4th year)
Offensive coordinator David Lee (1st year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix (4th year)
Base defense 4–3
Captain Brandon Bolden
Wayne Dorsey
Derrick Herman
Kentrell Lockett
Bradley Sowell
Marcus Temple
Home stadium Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 60,580)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#19 Georgia x   7 1         10 4  
#9 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Florida   3 5         7 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         6 7  
Kentucky   2 6         5 7  
Tennessee   1 7         5 7  
Western Division
#2 LSU x   8 0         13 1  
#1 Alabama #   7 1         12 1  
#5 Arkansas   6 2         11 2  
Auburn   4 4         8 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         7 6  
Ole Miss   0 8         2 10  
Championship: LSU 42, Georgia 10
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi in the college football season of 2011–2012. The team was coached by Houston Nutt, who was in his fourth season. The Rebels played their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi, and compete in the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They finished the season 2–10, 0–8 in SEC play to finish in last place in the Western Division. On November 7, Nutt resigned as head coach effective at the end of the season. Nutt finished at Ole Miss with a four-year record of 24–26.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Ole Miss
Alma Mater
Houston Nutt Head coach 4 Oklahoma State (1981)
Gunter Brewer Associate head coach, Wide Receivers 1 Wake Forest (1987)
Keith Burns Secondary 1 Arkansas (1982)
David Lee Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks 1 Vanderbilt (1975)
Mike Markuson Offensive Line, Running Game Coordinator 4 Hamline (1983)
Derrick Nix Running Backs 4 Southern Miss (2002)
Tyrone Nix Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers 4 Southern Miss (1995)
Terry Price Defensive Line 3 Texas A&M (1992)
James Shibest Special Teams, Tight Ends 4 Arkansas (1988)
Chris Vaughn Cornerbacks, Recruiting Coordinator 4 Murray State (1998)
Reference:[1]

Recruiting class[edit]

Ole Miss signed the No. 18 recruiting class according to Rivals and the No. 24 recruiting class according to Scout.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 3:45 pm BYU* Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS ESPN L 13–14   55,124
September 10 5:00 pm #17 (FCS) Southern Illinois* Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS PPV W 42–24   58,504
September 17 11:21 am at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) SECN L 7–30   34,579
September 24 11:21 am Georgia Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS SECN L 13–27   58,042
October 1 8:15 pm at Fresno State* Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA ESPN2 W 38–28   32,063
October 15 5:00 pm #2 Alabama Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 7–52   61,792
October 22 11:21 am #10 Arkansas Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Rivalry) SECN L 24–29   57,951
October 29 6:00 pm at Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL ESPN L 23–41   85,347
November 5 2:30 pm at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY ESPNU L 13–30   56,882
November 12 6:30 pm Louisiana Tech*dagger Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS CSS L 7–27   44,123
November 19 6:00 pm #1 LSU Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) ESPN L 3–52   59,877
November 26 6:00 pm at Mississippi State Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS (Egg Bowl) ESPNU L 3–31   55,270[4]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Standard Time.
Schedule Source:[5]

Game notes[edit]

Fresno State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ole Miss 13 7 7 11 38
Fresno State 14 0 14 0 28

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football – 2011 Coaches & Staff". Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations. Retrieved February 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011 Team Rankings". Rivals.com. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 College Football Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved February 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. November 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ "2011 Football Schedule". Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations. Retrieved February 12, 2011. 
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