Ole Miss players say they’ve been underdogs before. The fact that they’re not expected to beat Alabama doesn’t surprise them, nor, they say, does the fact that so few people expect them to even make it close. From the mother ship, Underdog Rebels.
Also, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt has a reputation for rallying his players to play above their heads in big games. Nutt, though, says he doesn’t promote an “us against the world” mentality, he just tries to be honest with his team. Ole Miss Notebook