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Ole Miss will broadcast signing day online Feb. 3

OXFORD – Rebel fans can follow the excitement of National Signing Day, watch the premiere of “The Season” Sugar Bowl episode and secure a game-worn helmet from the bowl as part of 24 hours to “Commit to Ole Miss” next Tuesday and Wednesday.
Manning Center Campaign
The athletics department is launching a fundraising campaign to update the Manning Center with new wall graphics, a sound system and trophy cases for the Williams-Reed Football Foyer.
Donations can secure one of several exclusive perks, including the powder blue helmets worn in the Sugar Bowl, turf from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, replica Sugar Bowl rings, pieces of the trees that stood in the north endzone and commemorative posters. All items will be first come, first served.
The campaign website will go live Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT, coinciding with the premiere of the Sugar Bowl edition of “The Season: Ole Miss Football”. Watch the show and make donations by visiting CommitToOleMiss.com <http://www.CommitToOleMiss.com> .
National Signing Day
On Wednesday, Ole Miss fans will receive exclusive instant coverage of the Rebels’ 2016 football signing class along with bios, video highlights, photos and head coach Hugh Freeze’s press conference on OleMissSports.com.
As future Rebels are inked throughout NSD, the names will FIRST be made public through Ole Miss’ official football social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The signee names will immediately be posted on OleMissSports.com, along with a complete bio and video highlights.
Freeze’s signing day press conference will be available live at 2 p.m. on SEC Network+ and the WatchESPN apps.
In addition, ESPN will be doing live reports from campus throughout the day. Ole Miss is one of just 15 schools and eight in the SEC where ESPN is sending crews.

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