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2011 Ole Miss Rebels football team

The 2011 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Houston Nutt, who was in his fourth season. The Rebels played their home games at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi, and compete in the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They finished the season 2–10, 0–8 in SEC play to finish in last place in the Western Division. On November 7, Nutt resigned as head coach effective at the end of the season. On February 11, 2019 Ole Miss announced the vacation of all wins in the years 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016. In 2013, all wins except the Music City Bowl were vacated. In 2014, all wins except the Presbyterian game were vacated.[1]

2011 Ole Miss Rebels football
Ole Miss Rebels logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
2011 record0–10, 2 wins vacated (0–8 SEC)
Head coachHouston Nutt (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorDavid Lee (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTyrone Nix (4th season)
Base defense4–3
CaptainBrandon Bolden
Wayne Dorsey
Derrick Herman
Kentrell Lockett
Bradley Sowell
Marcus Temple
Home stadiumVaught–Hemingway Stadium
(Capacity: 60,580)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 19 Georgia x   7 1         10 4  
No. 9 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Florida   3 5         7 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         6 7  
Kentucky   2 6         5 7  
Tennessee   1 7         5 7  
Western Division
No. 2 LSU x$   8 0         13 1  
No. 1 Alabama %#   7 1         12 1  
No. 5 Arkansas   6 2         11 2  
Auburn   4 4         8 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         7 6  
Ole Miss   0 8         2 10  
Championship: LSU 42, Georgia 10
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Ole Miss
Alma Mater
Houston Nutt Head coach 4 Oklahoma State (1981)
Gunter Brewer Associate head coach, Wide Receivers 1 Wake Forest (1987)
Keith Burns Secondary 1 Arkansas (1982)
David Lee Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks 1 Vanderbilt (1975)
Mike Markuson Offensive Line, Running Game Coordinator 4 Hamline (1983)
Derrick Nix Running Backs 4 Southern Miss (2002)
Tyrone Nix Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers 4 Southern Miss (1995)
Terry Price Defensive Line 3 Texas A&M (1992)
James Shibest Special Teams, Tight Ends 4 Arkansas (1988)
Chris Vaughn Cornerbacks, Recruiting Coordinator 4 Murray State (1998)
Reference:[2]

Recruiting classEdit

Ole Miss signed the No. 18 recruiting class according to Rivals and the No. 24 recruiting class according to Scout.[3][4]

ScheduleEdit

Ole Miss travelled to SEC opponents Vanderbilt, Auburn, Kentucky and Mississippi State and played host to Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas and LSU. They also travelled to Fresno State and hosted BYU, FCS foe Southern Illinois and had their homecoming game against Louisiana Tech.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 33:45 pmBYU*ESPNL 13–1455,124
September 105:00 pmNo. 17 (FCS) Southern Illinois*
  • Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, MS
PPVW 42–24 (vacated)58,504
September 1711:21 amat VanderbiltSECNL 7–3034,579
September 2411:21 amGeorgia
  • Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, MS
SECNL 13–2758,042
October 18:15 pmat Fresno State*ESPN2W 38–28 (vacated)32,063
October 155:00 pmNo. 2 Alabama
  • Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, MS (Rivalry)
ESPN2L 7–5261,792
October 2211:21 amNo. 10 Arkansas
  • Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, MS (Rivalry)
SECNL 24–2957,951
October 296:00 pmat AuburnESPNUL 23–4185,347
November 52:30 pmat KentuckyESPNUL 13–3056,882
November 126:30 pmLouisiana Tech* 
  • Vaught–Hemingway Stadium
  • Oxford, MS
CSSL 7–2744,123
November 196:00 pmNo. 1 LSU
ESPNL 3–5259,877
November 266:00 pmat Mississippi StateESPNUL 3–3155,270[5]
Schedule Source:[6]

Game summariesEdit

Fresno StateEdit

1 234Total
Ole Miss 13 7711 38
Fresno State 14 0140 28

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Parham, Chase (February 11, 2019). "Ole Miss vacates more than 30 wins over a span of six seasons". Rivals. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Football – 2011 Coaches & Staff". Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations. Archived from the original on May 10, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  3. ^ "2011 Team Rankings". Rivals.com. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
  4. ^ "2011 College Football Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  5. ^ "Ole Miss Rebels vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. November 26, 2011.
  6. ^ "2011 Football Schedule". Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations. Retrieved February 12, 2011.
  7. ^ [1]