TV, kick time announced for homecoming contest vs. Kentucky

Published 12:06 pm Monday, September 19, 2022

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss football’s Oct. 1 game vs. Kentucky has been slated for an 11 a.m. CT start, the league office announced Monday. The Homecoming contest will be televised on ESPN.

The game will serve as the 95th Homecoming game at Ole Miss since the tradition started in 1924. The Rebels are 71-16-2 all-time and have won 22 of their last 25 Homecoming contests on the field.

It will mark the 45th meeting between Ole Miss and Kentucky dating back to 1944. The Rebels lead the all-time series vs. the Wildcats 28-14-1. The original record is 29-14-1, but Ole Miss vacated a win in 2010 due to NCAA ruling.

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The Oct. 1 matchup will also serve as Ole Miss’ Stripe the Vaught game.

Ole Miss (3-0) plays host to Tulsa (2-1) this weekend at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The game will be televised on SECN and is slated for a 3 p.m. CT kick, with Dave Neal and Deuce McAllister on the call.