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1973 Ole Miss Rebels football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1973 record6–5 (4–3 SEC)
Head coachBilly Kinard (1–2)
Johnny Vaught (5–3)
Home stadiumHemingway Stadium
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/1 Alabama 8 0 0     11 1 0
#13/14 LSU 5 1 0     9 3 0
Ole Miss 4 3 0     6 5 0
#19/NR Tennessee 3 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia 3 4 0     7 4 1
Florida 3 4 0     7 5 0
Kentucky 3 4 0     5 6 0
Auburn 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     4 5 2
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1973 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during the 1973 college football season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Billy Kinard, in his third year, for the first three games and then by Johnny Vaught, in his 25th year, for their last eight games.[1] The Rebels played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. They finished the season with a record of six wins and five losses (6–5, 4–3 SEC).

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 8* Villanova Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 24–6  
September 15* at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 0–17  
September 22* Memphis State Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS L 13–17  
September 29* Southern Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 41–0  
October 6 at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 7–14  
October 13 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 0–20  
October 20 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 13–10  
October 27 Vanderbilt Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS (Rivalry) W 24–14  
November 3 #7 LSU Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS (Magnolia Bowl) L 14–51  
November 17 #16 Tennessee Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS W 28–18  
November 24 vs. Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS (Egg Bowl) W 38–10  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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