Former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly celebrates after leading the Rebels to a Sugar Bowl victory against Oklahoma State. Ole Miss has plenty to celebrate with the highest athletic department budget in the state, according to USA Today.
Former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly celebrates after leading the Rebels to a Sugar Bowl victory against Oklahoma State. Ole Miss has plenty to celebrate with the highest athletic department budget in the state, according to USA Today. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com file
Former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly celebrates after leading the Rebels to a Sugar Bowl victory against Oklahoma State. Ole Miss has plenty to celebrate with the highest athletic department budget in the state, according to USA Today. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com file

Just how high have college athletic budgets grown in Mississippi?

July 12, 2017 03:00 AM

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Read Rick Cleveland's column by Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Rick Cleveland each Sunday in the Sun Herald's Sports section, where he will write about Mississippi sports.