Ole Miss will start the college football season at No. 15 in the Amway-USA Today coaches poll.
The Rebels are the fourth SEC West team ranked, following No. 3 Alabama, No. 7 Auburn and No. 13 LSU.
Ole Miss is sandwiched between No. 14 UCLA and No. 16 Arizona State.
Defending champion Ohio State is No. 1 with Ole Miss Peach Bowl opponent TCU at No. 2.