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5 Reasons Why Ole Miss Football Fans Should Be Excited For 2014 Season

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5 Reasons Why Ole Miss Football Fans Should Be Excited For 2014

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The Ole Miss Rebels are primed for success in the 2014 college football season. It’s not just hype; it’s not just because they’re in the season. The Rebels are talented, deep and will play some of the best teams in the country. Here are five reasons why Ole Miss fans – and even casual football fans for that matter – should be excited for the 2014 season.

No. 5 Guaranteed Bowl Game

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No. 5 Guaranteed Bowl Game

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It’s hard to predict the college football season, but the Rebels should be favored in at least nine of their games and there shouldn’t be a single game all season long that Ole Miss is favored to lose by more than a touchdown.

No. 4 Talented Defense

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No. 4 Talented Defense

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They’re fast, they’re young and they are going to crush opposing offenses. Ole Miss has one of the most underrated defenses in college football.

No. 3 Talented Receivers

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No. 3 Talented Receivers

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They’re fast, they’re young and it seems like I’ve said this before. Consistent top recruiting classes at nearly every position have led to a deep squad of capable receivers.

No. 2 Veteran Quarterback

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No. 2 Veteran Quarterback

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Bo Wallace is the top returning quarterback in the SEC. A veteran at QB can make all the difference late in games.

No. 1 The Hype

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No. 1 The Hype

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Nearly everyone has Ole Miss listed as the dark horse for the SEC. Sometimes it’s okay to believe the hype, because it can actually help a team overcome obstacles.