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Reagan Burford, a lifelong Ole Miss fan, is not taking his role as team captain for granted

Feb. 14—OXFORD — Being named team captain is not something Ole Miss senior Reagan Burford takes lightly.

Burford is a Germantown, Tennessee native and spent much of the 2022 regular season as the Rebels' starting third baseman after transferring from Northwest Florida State College, starting 28 games at the hot corner. He hit .260 with three home runs and 19 RBIs in 38 games overall but had his issues in the field, committing 11 errors and fielding at a .831 clip. He saw diminished time as the season progressed, as Justin Bench and Garrett Wood began seeing the majority of time at the position.

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