Despite sitting with an overall record of 6-3 (2-3 SEC) on the season, Ole Miss looks to an 11 a.m. showdown with Tennessee Saturday as an opportunity to gain bowl eligibility for the second consecutive year.
But the Rebels will be playing with even more incentive this weekend, as former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron returns to Oxford for the first time since his dismissal in 2007.
Senior running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster talked of the crucial matchup with the Vols, and also of the significance of playing in a game with his former coach on the opposing sideline.
Head coach Houston Nutt spoke of what to expect against Tennessee and of facing a stingy defense allowing just 295.1 yards per game.
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