An Ole Miss fan coalition focused on restoring athletics to a championship level, changing a culture of low expectations and making sure school officials are held accountable when it comes to talk of improvements made another bold statement Monday.
Forward Rebels!, a group that was established over the summer, took out full-page advertisements in six daily papers across the state Monday, including the EAGLE, that focused on the Ole Miss administration and improving results both in athletics and academics.
Lee Habeeb, the vice president of content for Salem Communications who is acting as the spokesman for Forward Rebels!, said that more information about the movement would come over the next few weeks through more ads. The first goal was to get people talking about the issues and then encouraging them to join through their website and social media outlets. (September 20, 2011, Page 6)