Quick notes and updates on Alabama, Ole Miss game

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Kickoff is just minutes away between Alabama and Ole Miss,but here are some last-minute news and notes before the game gets underway.

*Alabama defensive tackle Brandon Ivory will not play tonight due to a sprained ankle.

*Former Alabama coach Gene Stallings and a large portion of the 1992 National Championship team was on the field being honored before the game.{} Fans greeted Stallings and the team with a loud ovation.

*Wide receiver Kevin Norwood participated in warmups and appeared as though he would try to play tonight with a sore foot.

*Ole Miss is wearing rare gray away jerseys.

*The famous Taylor Hicks, know to be a huge Auburn fan, is in attendance and shared a photo from his seats on Twitter.

*The rain has stopped for now, but there is more possibilities of light showers during the game.