1973 Ole Miss Rebels football team
The 1973 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during the 1973 NCAA Division I 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. The Rebels played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi and Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi. They finished the season with a record of six wins and five losses (6–5, 4–3 SEC).
|1973 Ole Miss Rebels football|
|1973 record||6–5 (4–3 SEC)|
|Head coach||Billy Kinard (3rd season, first 3 games)|
Johnny Vaught (25th season, final 8 games)
|Home stadium||Hemingway Stadium (35,000) |
Mississippi Memorial Stadium (46,000)
|1973 SEC football standings|
|No. 4 Alabama $||8||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|No. 13 LSU||5||–||1||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|No. 19 Tennessee||3||–||3||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 8||Villanova*||W 24–6|
|September 15||at Missouri*||L 0–17||51,620|
|September 22||Memphis State*||L 13–17||45,620|
|September 29||Southern Miss*||W 41–0|
|October 6||at Auburn||L 7–14||56,500|
|October 13||at Georgia||L 0–20||57,800|
|October 20||at Florida||W 13–10||47,079|
|October 27||Vanderbilt||W 24–14||33,427|
|November 3||No. 7 LSU||ABC||L 14–51||47,222|
|November 17||No. 16 Tennessee||ABC||W 28–18||39,500|
|November 24||vs. Mississippi State||W 38–10||43,556|
- QB Norris Weese, Sr.
- Saggus, James (September 26, 1973). "Tough job ahead, Vaught says". The Tuscaloosa News. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
- "1973 Mississippi Rebels Schedule and Results". SR Football Reference. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
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