PHOTO GALLERY: Weekends in Oxford mean football, Faulkner
August 14, 2012 | 4:00 p.m. CDTOn Saturdays in the fall, the quiet Southern city of Oxford, Miss., turns into at football frenzy as Ole Miss fans descend on the town.
The Walk of Champions marks the entry point to The Grove in Oxford, Miss. The Grove consists of oak, elm and magnolia trees on approximately 10 acres in the heart of Ole Miss's campus. The popular tailgating spot is packed for fall football games. | Ben Frederickson
Archie Manning completed 402 passes for 4,573 yards and 31 touchdowns as an Ole Miss quarterback. His jersey number, 18, is the speed limit on some of the streets around the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Miss. | Ben Frederickson
Katherine King, left, and her twin sister Margaret King sign copies of their book in Square Books on April 28 in Oxford, Miss. The sisters' book, titled "Y'all Twins?" documents their life in Oxford. The two still make trouble these days, and switched their nametags at the signing table. | Ben Frederickson
Thomas Grosskopf, an Ole Miss alumnus, often incorporates his alma mater into his artwork. This painting, titled "Freeze Warning," shows Colonel Reb, the unofficial mascot for Ole Miss, standing over a pile of slaughtered SEC school mascots. | Ben Frederickson
An abandoned bottle of vodka sits close to William Faulkner's burial site at St. Peter's cemetery in Oxford, Miss. Ole Miss students, Oxford residents and tourists come to the site to throw pennies and leave bottles on the author's grave. | Ben Frederickson
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