One player in Oxford knows all about what it's like to be the forgotten man.
That's Ole Miss Lineman Jerrell Powe.
The Mammoth Defensive Tackle has spent the last 3-years trying to get his eligibility so he can get on the field..
So far, the NCAA has said no...
But new Rebels Football Coach Houston Nutt, speaking to the Memphis Ole Miss Rebel Club last night, is never one for pessimism.
So will Poe finally be able to play this year?
"I don't know, but I'm sure hoping so. Haven't received the official word yet but hopefully in a few days we'll know. We've turned in all things we're supposed to and we have that on a waiver and now it's on them.">
That would be the SEC front office.
The Rebels open the season against the Memphis Tigers August 30th in Oxford.