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Ole Miss Mascot: From Colonel Reb to Admiral Ackbar?

Feb
26
2010
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Category: College Sports School News, Featured News, school news

Tuesday, the students voted in favor of a new mascot & the favorite is Admiral Ackbar. No, really.

When the Ole Miss administration voted to chuck Colonel Reb as the school’s official mascot in 2003, chances are they didn’t have Admiral Ackbar in mind as a replacement.
However, it appears that long after concluding his illustrious military career in Star Wars‘ Rebel Alliance, Ackbar is indeed in the running to be the school’s new sporting symbol.
A group of four students, dubbed the Ole Miss Rebel Alliance, have started a grassroots campaign to re-enlist the legendary Mon Calamari admiral through Notatrap.org — obviously named in tribute to Ackbar’s most famous utterance.

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