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Podcast Rebellion: What it’s like to play with a bowl ban, according to a 1980s Ole Miss QB

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This isn’t the first time the Rebs have been barred from a bowl. Former QB John Darnell joins us to talk about his experience with Billy Brewer’s ‘87 team.

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We’re under the 20-day mark until Ole Miss football is back so we welcome in a familiar name, former Rebel signal caller, John Darnell. The Magnolia State native gives his take on playing on probation in the late 1980s, his fondest memories of Billy Brewer, beating Alabama within state lines for the first time ever in Ole Miss history, and the 2018 team’s chances in Houston.


Football season is almost here, y’all, so go see Greg and the good folks at LB’s Meat Market, the inaugural sponsor of this here podcast and the best protein for your Ole Miss grilling needs.

If you like gambling and good food, go see our good friend Kelly English at the Magnolia House in Biloxi’s Harrah’s Gulf Coast. Blackjack, slots, Southern cooking—what’s not to like?

When you’re looking to stock the cooler for football season, ask for Old Dominick at your local package store. They’re located in downtown Memphis, trace their roots back to Italy, and take pride in providing you a true sip of Memphis.