Colonel Reb is the former mascot of Ole Miss Rebels, the collegiate athletic teams of ("Ole Miss"). Designed in the 1930s, the figure served as the teams' official or near-official mascot from 1979 until 2003. He was replaced in 2010 with a new on-field mascot, the Rebel Black Bear.
Famous quotes containing the word colonel:
“The Colonel went out sailing,
He spoke with Turk and Jew
With Christian and with Infidel
For all tongues he knew.
O whats a wifeless man? said he
And he came sailing home.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)