Game times and TV announced for Ole Miss football's games vs. Mercer, Tulane and Georgia Tech

Dec 28, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Mississippi Rebels running back Quinshon Judkins (4) runs with the ball during the second quarter against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 2022 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

OXFORD — The kickoff times and TV information has been announced for the first three games of the Ole Miss football season.

The Rebels will begin their 2023 schedule at home against FCS opposition when they welcome Mercer to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Sept 2. That game is set for 1 p.m. and will air on ESPN+ and SECN+. The Bears went 7-4 last season in a campaign that included a 42-16 loss at Auburn.

On Sept. 9, Ole Miss will travel to New Orleans for a road game against Tulane. That game is slated to begin at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2. The Green Wave are coming off an outstanding 12-2 season in which they lost only to Southern Miss and UCF in winning the American Athletic Conference. Tulane completed its campaign with a victory over USC in the Cotton Bowl.

The Rebels are 42-28 all-time against the Green Wave having picked up a 61-21 win in Oxford in 2021.

On Sept. 16, the Rebels return home to take on Georgia Tech at 6:30 p.m. on SEC Network. The Rebels topped the Yellow Jackets 42-0 in Atlanta last season. Brent Key took over the Georgia Tech program as its new coach.

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David Eckert covers Ole Miss for the Clarion Ledger. Email him at or reach him on Twitter @davideckert98.

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