Ole Miss’ Freeze, Bjork coming to Hattiesburg on Good Friday

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Oxford, MS

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork visit Hattiesburg on Good Friday, April 18, as the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip rolls through town in the 10th of an 11-stop, weeklong tour of the region.

The event will be held at Canebrake Country Club from 7:30 to 9 a.m. CT, and breakfast will be served. Visit www.rebelroadtrip.com for tickets and full details of the caravan.

The BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip (#RRT14) features Ole Miss fan meeting across four states and runs Sunday through Friday. Hattiesburg is among six new destinations on the third annual tour, along with Dallas, Little Rock, Jackson, Tenn., Grenada and Biloxi. Return stops include Memphis, Corinth, Jackson, Oxford and Tupelo.

In addition to the speakers, the meetings include Ole Miss officials, special guests, information booths, merchandise and an exciting video look at the University, including Rebel Athletics, the Athletics Foundation and the Alumni Association.

In its first two years, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip reached 22 markets and 6,781 fans, not including the thousands on hand for Oxford's Double Decker Arts Festival in 2012. The inaugural tour served as public introductions for Freeze and Bjork and earned high praise for uniting the Ole Miss fanbase.

2014 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip

Sunday, April 13: Dallas (5:30-7:30 p.m., Prestonwood Country Club)

Monday, April 14: Little Rock (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Whole Hog Café); Memphis (5:30-7:30 p.m., Memphis Botanic Garden)

Tuesday, April 15: Jackson, TN (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Jackson Country Club); Corinth (5:30-7:30 p.m., Crossroads Arena)

Wednesday, April 16: Grenada (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mattox Event Center); Jackson, MS (5:30-7:30 p.m., Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame)

Thursday, April 17: Oxford (7:30-9 a.m., Inn at Ole Miss - Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom); Tupelo (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., BancorpSouth Arena - North Hall)

Friday, April 18: Hattiesburg (7:30-9 a.m., Canebrake Country Club); Biloxi (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center)