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Tyler Greenawalt | NCAA.com | October 20, 2015

NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to wear Rebels-inspired helmet at Talladega

NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will wear a Ole Miss-inspired helmet at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday to celebrate the Rebels' early season win over Alabama.

Stenhouse Jr. is a Mississippi native and a huge Rebels' fan, and although the win occured almost a month ago, Stenhouse Jr.'s decision to represent Ole Miss this weekend is based on one factor: location, location, location.

The helmet incorporates the same color scheme the Rebels used in their 43-37 win over the Crimson Tide, as well as a shark fin on top to signify Ole Miss' signature "Landshark Defense" celebration.

Even Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze enjoyed the sentiment.

 

 

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