2006 Media Days: Legge's Look at Ole Miss

BIRMINGHAM – Here's a look at the day Ole Miss Head Coach Ed Orgeron and the Rebels had at the SEC's annual Media Day event. Ole Miss finished last in the SEC West and did not go to a bowl last season.

Last season: 3-8
Last game vs. Georgia: 31-17 loss (2002)
Series Record: Georgia leads 28-12-1

Most memorable Georgia win: 1999 – Georgia wins a tight won in Oxford after a wild finish involving a critical interception where the officials were helped by television replay before that was allowed by SEC rule.

Most painful Georgia loss: 1976 – Georgia loses to the Rebels 21-17 in the team's only regular season loss of the year.

Starters returning: 12

Best player: Patrick Willis
Biggest Weakness: Coaching
2006's big question: When will Ed Orgeron lose it?

Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2006 Season Preview):

43 years
That's how long it's been since Ole Miss won the SEC.

SEC Media Day's quote to note:

"If everything goes as planned, Brent Schaeffer will report to our camp in August" – Rebel Head Coach Ed Orgeron.

"We have a plan in place, and we talk with Brent every day. If he has some trouble in classes then some things will change." – Orgeron on his projected starting quarterback.

"I did some things right, and I did some things wrong last year." – Ed Orgeron on his first year as head coach.

Legge's projected SEC finish: 5th SEC West

Legge's All-SEC Rebels: LB Patrick Willis

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