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Ole Miss one of 15 schools nominated for ‘The South’s Best Tailgate’

olemissOle Miss was one of 15 colleges chosen for Southern Living’s “The South’s Best Tailgate” competition, But Clemson University was declared the winner.

The contenders were listed in the magazine’s September issue.

Southern Living Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Bierman said pre-game celebrations in the South matter as much as what happens on the field.

“We’re asking readers to decide which school best honors our great tradition of Southern hospitality with the most stylish and spirited spread,” she said.

The competition was held through Sept. 30. Southern Living crowned the winner at a fall home game.

Here are the schools:

1. Appalachian State University
2. Clemson University
3. Florida State University
4. Louisiana State University
5. Marshall University
6. Oklahoma State University
7. Texas A&M University
8. University of Alabama
9. University of Georgia
10. University of Mississippi
11. University of Tennessee
12. University of Texas
13. Vanderbilt University
14. Virginia Tech
15. West Virginia University

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