1948 Ole Miss Rebels football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 15
Record8–1 (6–1 SEC)
Head coach
CaptainDoug Hamley[1]
Home stadiumHemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 24,000)
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Georgia $ 6 0 0 9 2 0
No. 15 Ole Miss 6 1 0 8 1 0
No. 13 Tulane 5 1 0 9 1 0
No. 12 Vanderbilt 4 2 1 8 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 3 0 7 3 0
Alabama 4 4 1 6 4 1
Mississippi State 3 3 0 4 4 1
Tennessee 2 3 1 4 4 2
Kentucky 1 3 1 5 3 2
Florida 1 5 0 5 5 0
LSU 1 5 0 3 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0 1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1948 college football season.[2] The Rebels were led by second-year head coach Johnny Vaught and played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. Ole Miss finished with just one loss, to rival Tulane, to place second in the Southeastern Conference and 15th in the final AP Poll. They were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultSource
September 25at FloridaW 14–0
October 2at KentuckyW 20–7
October 9VanderbiltdaggerNo. 13W 20–7
October 16at TulaneNo. 10L 7–20[3]
October 23Boston College*No. 20W 32–13
October 30at LSUW 49–19
November 6at Chattanooga*W 34–7[4]
November 13vs. No. 18 Tennessee
  • Crump Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 16–13[5]
November 27Mississippi StateNo. 16
W 34–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

References

  1. ^ 2016 Ole Miss Media Guide. p. 180
  2. ^ "1948 Ole Miss Rebels Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "Tulane smacks Mississippi Rebels, 20 to 7". Johnson City Press-Chronicle. October 17, 1948. Retrieved April 11, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Rebels trample Chattanooga in homecoming game". The Clarion-Ledger. November 7, 1948. Retrieved September 8, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Mississippi's fleet backs sting Tennessee Vols with 16 to 13 win". The Jackson Sun. November 14, 1948. Retrieved March 30, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.