Saturday October 3rd, 2015

What do you usually eat to prepare for competition? We’re guessing it’s not fried gator.

A day before their game against the No. 25 Florida Gators in Gainesville, FL, the Rebels snacked on some fried alligator.

Strength coach Paul Jackson tweeted out a photo of the prepared gator, and a message Ole Miss sports nutrition.

“Eat some gator before you go eat the Gators,” it read.

Will this be good or bad karma? As long as it was tasty, that’s all that really matters.

Tennessee fans challenge Florida players to late night arm wrestling

- Kenny Ducey

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