We have some unfortunate news to share from Oxford as Ole Miss has just announced the program’s shutdown will have to be extended into next week due to a growing COVID outbreak on the team.

Ole Miss first announced on Wednesday that the program would be shutting down for a day but that was extended into Thursday.

Now with the program’s numbers growing, Ole Miss will shut things down until Wednesday, Dec. 9.

One silver lining here comes with the fact that Ole Miss was not scheduled to have a game this weekend. If the Rebels had a game scheduled for Saturday, there’s a good chance it would have been postponed or even canceled.

Here is the statement issued by Ole Miss on Friday: