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1978 Ole Miss Rebels football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1978 record5–6 (2–5 SEC)
Head coachSteve Sloan (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Cropp
Defensive coordinatorGeorge MacIntyre
CaptainBobby Garner
CaptainLawrence Johnson
CaptainCurtis Weathers
Home stadiumVaught–Hemingway Stadium
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama 6 0 0     11 1 0
#16 Georgia 5 0 1     9 2 1
Auburn 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 3 3 0     8 4 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     5 5 1
Florida 3 3 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Ole Miss 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     4 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Steve Sloan, in his first year, and they played their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. They finished the season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6, 2–5 SEC).

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 3* Memphis State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 7–3  
September 23* at #17 Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 14–45  
September 30* Southern Miss Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS W 16–13  
October 7 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 3–42  
October 14† Kentucky Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 17–24  
October 21* at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 17–18  
October 28 at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) W 35–10  
November 4 at #12 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Magnolia Bowl) L 8–30  
November 11* Tulane Vaught–Hemingway Stadium • Oxford, MS W 13–3  
November 18 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 17–41  
November 25 vs. Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS (Egg Bowl) W 27–7  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notesEdit

Mississippi StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Mississippi State 0 0 7 0 7
Ole Miss 0 17 0 10 27

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