|1977 Ole Miss Rebels football|
|1977 record||5–6 (2–5 SEC)|
|Home stadium||Hemingway Stadium (35,000) |
Mississippi Memorial Stadium (46,000)
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (50,160)
|1977 Southeastern Conference football standings|
|No. 2 Alabama $||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|No. 6 Kentucky||6||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1977 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Ken Cooper, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, the Mississippi Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi and Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6 overall, 2–5 in the SEC). In 1978 their record was updated to six wins and five losses (6–5 overall, 3–4 in the SEC) after Mississippi State was forced by the NCAA to forfeit their win over the Rebels for playing an ineligible player.
|September 3||Memphis State*||W 7–3||45,500|
|September 10||at No. 6 Alabama||L 13–34||74,324|
|September 17||No. 3 Notre Dame*||W 20–13||48,200|
|September 24||Southern Miss*||L 19–27||20,000|||
|October 1||at Auburn||ABC||L 15–21||48,000|
|October 8||at Georgia||L 13–14||56,200|
|October 15||South Carolina*||W 17–10||20,000|
|October 22||Vanderbilt||W 26–14||32,300|
|October 29||LSU||ABC||L 21–28||46,000|
|November 12||Tennessee||W 43–14||50,259|
|November 19||vs. Mississippi State||L 14–18||46,500|
Note: Mississippi State later forfeited its win over Ole Miss due to NCAA infractions.
|1977 Ole Miss Rebels football team roster|
- Date: September 17, 1977
- Game weather: Sunny, 90 °F (32 °C)
- Game attendance: 48,200
Ole Miss gave eventual national champion Notre Dame its only loss of the season.
- "Bulldogs forced to forfeit 19 football games". The Tuscaloosa News. Associated Press. May 24, 1978. p. 19. Retrieved March 23, 2013.
- "Golden Eagles blow down Ole Miss". The Clarion-Ledger. September 25, 1977. Retrieved March 25, 2021 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- College Football @ Sports-Reference.com