Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin is making ready his staff for among the best rivalry video games in faculty soccer on Thanksgiving when the Rebels take on Mississippi State in what’s referred to as the Egg Bowl.

And whereas followers, alumni and gamers will jazz one another up about profitable and shedding, Kiffin dropped a refreshing take on the rivalry between the 2 colleges.

Nov 13, 2021; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin reacts with defensive lineman Sam Williams (7) after a safety against the Texas A&M Aggies during the second quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

Nov 13, 2021; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin reacts with defensive lineman Sam Williams (7) after a security towards the Texas A&M Aggies in the course of the second quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
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“It is just football. You really shouldn’t hate people because of where you go to school,” Kiffin stated throughout a Monday press convention, by way of 247 Sports.

The Egg Bowl rivalry between the 2 colleges dates all the way in which again to 1901, and the profitable staff of the rivalry has been awarded the Golden Egg Trophy since 1927. The sport has been performed annually since 1944 and is the tenth longest uninterrupted rivalry within the U.S.

Nov 20, 2021; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin reacts with wide receiver John Rhys Plumlee (10) during after the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

Nov 20, 2021; Oxford, Mississippi, USA; Mississippi Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin reacts with large receiver John Rhys Plumlee (10) throughout after the sport towards the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
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Ole Miss has the general benefit within the sport, with a 63-48-6 file over their rivals in Starkville. The Rebels at one level received 14 out of 17 video games from 1947 to 1963. In three of the video games, the groups tied.

Mississippi head coach Lane Kiffin watches on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. No. 10 Mississippi won 31-17.

Mississippi head coach Lane Kiffin watches on in the course of the second half of an NCAA faculty soccer sport towards Vanderbilt in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. No. 10 Mississippi received 31-17.
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Recently, each groups have shared success within the rivalry matchup. Ole Miss received the sport, 31-24, final 12 months, however Mississippi State had received in 2018 and 2019.

This season, the sport will probably be performed in Starkville. Ole Miss is 9-2 and ranked No. 8 in the latest AP ballot. Mississippi State is unranked within the newest AP ballot and is 7-4 general this season.