UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

November 8th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
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Win or lose, Ole Miss has agreed to pay New Mexico State $1.5 million for their college football game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium this weekend. Which begs a simple question: Why? From the New Mexico State perspective, the game makes perfect sense. For an athletic department with an annual budget that ranges between $18-20 million annually, making almost 10% of that in one afternoon is a no-brainer. But what does Ole Miss get out of the game? Interim athletics director Keith Carter said these games right now are about building up the program, especially coming off years of NCAA probation where most of the SEC got stronger and Ole Miss got weaker. -Nick Suss, Mississippi Clarion Ledger. Read More.

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